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HOLY BIBLE 

CONTAINING THE 

OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS 

TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES 

BEING THE VERSION SET FORTH A.D. 1611 
COMPARED WITH THE MOST ANCIENT AUTHORITIES AND REVISED 

A.D. 1881-1885 

1S"eb)l2 lEtiiteti fig tjje American iaebiston Committee 
A.D. 1901 

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STANDARD EDITION 



NEW YORK 
37 EAST 18th STREET 



This Standard American Edition of the Revised Version of the Bible 
1 mLus in conformity with it published by Messrs. Thomas Nei son 
r so" rtmed by this indorsement, are the only editions author- 
ized by the American Committee of llevision. 

George E. Day, Secretary of the Committee, 

and of the Old Testament Company. 



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Henry Thayer, Secretary of the Neio Testament Company. 



Copyright, 1901, 
By THOMAS NELSON & SONSo 



NortxJooH ^rfgg 

.1. 8. Gushing & Co. — Berwick & Smith 
Norwood Mass. U.S.A. 



PREFACE 



A FEW Statements need to be made respecting the origin of this edition 
^=f the Revised Version of the English Bible. _ 

In the course of the joint labors of the English and American Revisers 
.. was agreed that, respecting all points of ultimate difEerence, the English 
Oompanies, who had had the initiative in the work of revision, should have 
Uie decisive vote. But as an offset to this, it was proposed on the British 
side that the American preferences should be published as an Appendix m 
every copy of the Revised Bible during a term of fourteen years. The 
American Committee on their part pledged themselves to give for the same 
limited period, no sanction to the publication of any other editions of the 
Revised Version than those issued by the University Presses of England 

There still remained the possibility that the British Revisers, or the 
University Presses, might eventually adopt in the English editions many, 
or the most, of the American preferences, in case these should receive the 
approval of scholars and the general public. But soon after the c ose of 
their work in 1885 the English Revision Companies disbanded ; and there 
has been no indication of an intention on the part of the Presses to amalga- 
mate the readings of the Appendix, either wholly or m part, with the text 

of the English editions. . . i, -r, • i 

The American Revision Committee, after the publication of the Revised 

Version in 1885, resolved to continue their organization, and have regarded 

it as a possibility that an American recension of the English Revision might 

eventually be called for. Accordingly they have been engaged more or less 

diligently, ever since 1885, and especially since the year 1897 m making 

ready for such a publication. The judgment of scholars, both m Great 

Britain and in the United States, has so far approved the American prefei-- 

ences that it now seems to be expedient to issue an edition of the Revised 

Version with those preferences embodied in the text. , ■ „ ^ 

If the preparation of this new edition had consisted merely m the 

mechanical work of transferring the readings of the Appendix to the text 

it would have been a comparatively easy task. But the work was in point 

of fact a much more elaborate one. The Appendix was itself m need of 

revision; for it had been prepared under circumstances which rendeied 

fulness and accuracy almost impossible. This work could of course not be 

taken in hand until the revision was concluded; and since it requiied a 

careful consideration of discussions and decisions extending over a pel lod 

of many years, there was need of many months' time, if ^e Appendix was 

to be satisfactorily constructed, especially as it was thought desirable to 



PREFACE 

reduce the number of recorded differences, and this required the drawing 
of a sharp line between the more and the less important. Manifestly such 
a task would be one of no little difficulty at the best. But when the time 
came for it to be done, the University Presses deemed that the impatient 
demand of the British public for the speedy publication of the Revision 
must be respected ; and they insisted on a prompt transmission of the 
Appendix. Prepared under such pressure and in such haste, it was obvi- 
ously inevitable that it should be marked by grave imperfections ; and the 
correction of its errors and the supplementing of its defects has been a 
work of much time and labor. 

When the Appendix was originally prepared, an effort was made to 
pave the way for an eventual acceptance of the American preferences on 
the part of the English Presses, by reducing the number of the points 
of difference to the lowest limit, and thus leaving out much the larger 
part of the emendations which the Revisers had previously by a two-thirds 
vote pronounced to be in their opinion of decided importance. In now 
issuing an American edition, the American Revisers, being entirely untram- 
melled by any connection with the British Revisers and Presses, have felt 
themselves to be free to go beyond the task of incorporating the Appendix 
in the text, and are no longer restrained from introducing into the text a 
large number of those suppressed emendations. 

The remainder of this Preface has especial reference to the Old Testa- 
ment. Nothing needs to be said about the various particular proposals 
which are found in the Appendix of the English Revised Version. But 
some remarks may be made concerning the General Classes of changes, 
therein specified, and also concerning those emendations in this edition 
which are additional to those prescribed in the Appendix. 

I. The change first proposed in the Appendix — that which substitutes 
"Jehovah" for "Lord" and "God" (printed in small capitals) — is one 
which will be unwelcome to many, because of the frequency and famili- 
arity of the terms displaced. But the American Revisers, after a careful 
consideration, were brought to the unanimous conviction that a Jewish 
superstition, which regarded the Divine Name as too sacred to be uttered, 
ought no longer to dominate in the English or any other version of the 
Old Testament, as it fortunately does not in the numerous versions made 
by modern missionaries. This Memorial Name, explained in Ex. iii. 14, 
15, and emphasized as such over and over in the , original text of the 
Old Testament, designates God as the personal God, as the covenant God, 
the God of revelation, the Deliverer, the Friend of his people; — not 
merely the abstractly " Eternal One " of many French translations, but the 
ever living Helper of those who are in trouble. This personal name, with 
its wealth of sacred associations, is now restored to the place in the sacred 
text to which it has an unquestionable claim. 

The uniform substitution of " Sheol " for " the grave," " the pit," and 
" hell," in places where these terms have been retained by the English 
Revision, has little need of justification. The English Revisers use " Sheol " 
twenty-nine times out of the sixty-four in which it occurs in the original. 

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No good reason has been given for such a discrimination. If the new term 
can be fitly used at all, it is clear that it ought to be used uniformly. 

The use of '' who " and " that" for '' which," when relating to persons, 
should commend itself to all as required by grammatical accuracy. The 
same remark applies to the substitution of ^'are" for ^ be " in indicative 
clauses, the omission of ^'for" before infinitives, and the change of an 
to '' a " before " h " aspirated. The latter change was made m the English 
Revision of the New Testament, but not in that of the Old. Likewise we 
have uniformly adopted the modern spelling in place of antiquated forms. 
No one would advocate the resumption of the exact orthography of the 
edition of 1611. The mere fact that in a few cases an older form has 
happened to be retained constitutes no reason for its perpetual retention. 

II Inasmuch as the present edition differs from the English Revision 
not simply in presenting in the text the American preferences as given m 
the Appendix, a few remarks may be made with regard to the additional 
variations which will be found to exist. 

1 As has already been intimated, this edition embodies a very con- 
siderable number of renderings originally adopted by the American Old 
Testament Company at their second revision (and so by a two-thirds 
maiority), but waived when the Appendix was prepared. These repre- 
sent the deliberate preference of the American Company ; but, for reasons 
already assigned, they were not included in the Appendix. 

2 Partly coinciding with the foregoing is a number of alterations 
whicli consist in a return to the readings of the Authorized Version. While 
in some cases the older readings, though inaccurate, seem to have been 
retained in the English Revision through an excessive conservatism, m 
others they have been abandoned needlessly, and sometimes to the injury 
of the sense and the sound. In such cases fidelity to the general principle 
that has governed us has required us to give the preference to the rendering 
of the Common Version. Among the many instances of these restorations 
we may note : Ex. xx. 4, 13 ; Lev. xix. 22 ; Ps. xlviii. 1 ; civ. 2b ; c v. 4 ; 
cxvi. 11 ; Prov. xiii. 15 ; Am. vi. 5. i • • 

3 Sometimes we have found occasion to recede from proposals origi- 
nally made, when a more careful and mature consideration required us 
to do so. Besides individual cases, like Ps. Ixviii. 8 ; Ezek. v. 13, may 
be mentioned the fact that the requirement of the Appendix that be 
ashamed" should everywhere be changed to "be put to shame, has been 
found to need qualification. While the change seems desirable m a major- 
ity of the instances, it is by no means so in all. We have therefore 
retained "ashamed" in a large number of passages ; in some, however, we 
have preferred " confounded " as better suiting the connection. 

4 Very many of the instances in which we have gone beyond the 
literal requirements of the Appendix are alterations demanded by consist- 
ency. Changes were originally proposed in certain passages only, thougli 
the reason for the changes equally requires them to be made m numerous 
others. Thus at Ps. xxxiii. 5, and in twenty-four other places, ' justice 
was to be put for "judgment." But it is manifest that in a multitude ot 
other passages there is equal need of the same alteration. We have accord- 

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ingly undertaken to introduce it wherever the Hebrew word plainly haa 
this abstract sense. For the same reason we have substituted " ordinance " 
for " judgment " in the numerous passages, like Lev. xviii. 4, where the 
word denotes, not a judicial sentence, threatened or inflicted, but a law of 
action. This rendering of the Hebrew word is found in the Authorized 
Version in some instances, and has been introduced by the Revised Ver- 
sion in a few more ; but, since the English word " judgment " in common 
use never denotes a statute or command, it is manifestly desirable that 
'* ordinance " should be used wherever the Hebrew word has this meaning. 

Similarly, the English Revision in a few cases, and the Old Testament 
Appendix in a few more, put " despoil " for " spoil." But the same reason 
which holds for those few is equally good for the numerous others in 
which this word occurs. The word " spoil " in the Authorized Version 
represents a great number of Hebrew words, some of which denote " lay 
waste," " ruin," or " destroy," rather than " despoil " ; and as " spoil " has 
nearly lost in popular use its original meaning, and is liable to occasion 
misconception, we have replaced it by " despoil," " plunder," " ravage," 
and other terms, each as best adapted to the connection. 

In like manner we have carried out another alteration which was 
made to a limited extent by the English Revisers — the distinction between 
the words ''stranger" ("strange"), "foreigner" ("foreign"), and "so- 
journer." These renderings correspond fairly well to three distinct 
Hebrew words ; there is no good reason why the correspondence should 
not be made uniform throughout. Likewise we have carried out con- 
sistently the substitution of "false," "falsehood," and other terms, for 
" vain," " vanity," where the meaning of the original requires it. Here 
too a beginning was made by us in the Appendix. Many other examples 
might be adduced. 

Here may be mentioned also that changes made for the sake of eu- 
phemism have been considerably increased. It has not been possible in 
every case to find an appropriate substitute for terms which in modern 
times have become offensive ; but when it has been possible, we have 
deemed it wise to make the change. Some of the words, as, for example, 
"bowels," are tolerable when used in their literal sense, but offensive 
when employed in a psychological sense. Thus, no other word would be 
appropriate in 2 Sam. xx. 10 ; but in Jer. iv. 19 or Lam. i. 20 to retain that 
term would be both unpleasant and incorrect. The conception of the 
writer is not really reproduced by a literal translation. The Hebrews 
were accustomed to attribute mental actions or emotions to various physi- 
cal organs, whereas in English such a trope is limited almost entirely to 
" heart " and " brain." There is nowhere any occasion for using the latter 
of these in the Bible ; consequently it is almost unavoidable that " heart " 
should often be used as the translation of different Hebrew words. All 
scholars know that the Hebrew word commonly rendered " heart " is used 
very largely to denote not so much the seat of the emotions, as the seat of 
thought. It is rendered in the Authorized Version more than twenty times 
by " mind," and might well be so rendered much oftener. 

The word " reins " is one of those which in the Old Testament is used 



PREFACE 

in a psychological relation. This word was retained by the English 
Revisers and was also left without mention by the American Revisers 
when they prepared their Appendix. But if the synonymous word " kid- 
neys " had been used in these passages, there would be an earnest and 
unanimous protest. In favor of the continued use of " reins," therefore, 
one can only urge the poor reason that most readers attach to it no mean- 
ing whatever. We have consequently regarded it as only a consistent 
carrying out of our general principle when we have uniformly substituted 
" heart " for it, whenever it is used in a psychological sense. 

In this connection it may be remarked that, while the English Revis- 
ers, yielding to the urgent representations of the Americans, voted to sub- 
stitute " its " for " his " or " her " when relating to impersonal objects not 
personified, the substitution was so imperfectly made that we have had 
occasion to supplement the w^ork in some two hundred cases. 

Furthermore, the general intention of the American Revisers to elimi- 
nate obsolete, obscure, and misleading terms, has been more fully carried 
out by replacing some expressions which were left unmentioned m the 
Appendix ; e.g., " boiled " (Ex. ix. 31), " in good liking" (Job xxxix. 4). 

5. Closely connected with the foregoing are certain additional altera- 
tions which have seemed to be required by regard for pure English idiom. 
We are not insensible to the justly lauded beauty and vigor of the 
style of the Authorized Version, nor do we forget that it has been no part 
of our task to modernize the diction of the Bible. But we are also aware 
that the rhetorical force and the antique flavor which we desire to retain 
do not consist in sporadic instances of uncouth, unidiomatic, or obscure 
phraseology. While we may freely admit that the English of the Scrip- 
tures can, as a whole, hardly be improved, yet it would be extravagant to 
hold that it cannot be bettered in any of its details. What was once good 
usage is often such no longer ; and we can see no sound reason for retain- 
ing such expressions as " smell thereto " (Ex. xxx. 38), " forth of " (instead 
of " forth from "), " inquire at " (1 K. xxii. 5), " a fool's vexation is heavier 
than them both " (Prov. xxvii. 3), or " when ... he be jealous over his 
wife " (Num. v. 30). These are only a few of the many instances of 
phraseology which there is the best reason for amending. 

A change of a more general kind is the introduction of a greater degree 
of consistency and propriety in the use of the auxiliaries " will " and 
" shall." The latter is certainly used to excess in the Authorized Version, 
especially when connected with verbs denoting an action of the Divine 
Being ; and the two are also often very inconsistently used, as may be 
observed in such a striking case as Ps. cxxi. 3, 4. 

Again, the attempt to translate literally from the original has not in- 
frequently led to Hebraisms which had better be avoided. Many of these 
have indeed become, as it were, naturalized in our language, and need not 
be disturbed. But others must be called bad and outlandish. Thus, m 
Ezek. XX. 17, we read, " mine eye spared them from destroying them, 
which is a very literal translation of the Hebrew, but very poor English. 
Scarcely more tolerable is the expression, " that they may be to do the 
service" (Num. viii. 11), which also comes from over-literalness. To the 

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same class belongs the phrase '' by the hand of," as used after such expres- 
sions as " Jehovah spake " ( or, '^ commanded "), e.g., in Num. xxvii. 23. 
This is indeed the literal rendering ; but the Hebrew really means simply 
" through " or '' by means of," and is in the majority of these instances in 
the Authorized Version rendered " by," but sometimes '" by the hand of." 
Manifestly the simpler form is every way preferable ; and the change, if 
any is made, should be in this direction, whereas in the English Revision 
" by " is, in nine cases out of forty-two, changed to " by the hand of." 
Similarly, " in the land," in Deut. v. 16 and in several other places, has been 
changed in the English Revision to '' upon the land " ; but as " land " is 
here equivalent to '' country," " in the land " is clearly the most appropri- 
ate. In both these groups of cases we have everywhere adopted the 
idiomatic English, rather than the slavishly literal, rendering. 

6. In introducing certain translations different from those of the Eng- 
lish Revised Version, and also not directly or implicitly required by the 
Appendix, we have been governed by the conviction that, in cases where 
accuracy and perspicuity clearly required an emendation, we were fully 
warranted in resorting to it. We have been careful, in making these altera- 
tions, to consult the best authorities, and especially the recent carefully 
revised versions of the German, French, Dutch, Danish, Sw^edish, and 
Norwegian Bibles. Few certainly will object to such alterations as are 
found in Deut. xxxii. 14 ; Judg. v. 20 ; Is. xxx. 32 ; xxxv. 8 ; Hos. xi. 2 ; 
Mic. i. 6. We have also not hesitated to insert " the " before " Jordan " 
and other names of rivers. Likewise, as the English Revisers had with 
good reason removed the fabulous " unicorn " from the Old Testament, so 
we have removed the equallj^ fabulous " dragon," as also the " arrow- 
snake " of the English Revision (Is. xxxiv. 15) — an animal unknown to 
zoology, the term having obviously been adopted through a too literal 
translation of the German word " Pfeilschlange." 

7. Another particular in which we have to some extent deviated from 
the requirements of the Appendix relates to our treatment of the refer- 
ences in the margin to the readings of ancient versions. On account of the 
extreme difficulty of correcting the Hebrew text by means of those ver- 
sions, we originally decided that it would be better to make no reference 
to them at all. The case is radically different from that of the New Testa- 
ment, where the variant readings are mostly found in Greek manuscripts of 
the New Testament itself. The authorities referred to in the Old Testament 
are translations from the Hebrew ; and though the date of these translations 
is more ancient than any extant manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible, yet 
there is no means of verifying with certainty the text of these translations ; 
and one can never get beyond plausible conjecture in attempting to cor- 
rect the Hebrew text by means of them. It is one thing to admit that 
the Hebrew text is probably corrupt here and there ; quite another, to be 
sure how to rectify it. In the English Revision there are frequent refer- 
ences in the margin to the ancient versions. The most of these seem to us 
at the best of trivial importance, and have been dropped. A few represent 
only a different vocalization of the Hebrew. A certain number, however, 
have to do with variations of some importance and such as may, with 

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considerable probability, be conjectured to represent the original Hebrew. 
We have therefore retained a little more than one-sixth of the references 
given in the English Revision, but have been careful to designate which 
of the ancient versions contain a specified reading, instead of making the 
vague, and often inaccurate, statement that "some" or ''many" ancient 
versions present the reading in question. 

8. For the sake of facilitating the use of the Old Testament we have 
provided it with marginal references to parallel and illustrative passages, 
and with topical headings. In preparing the references we have been 
assisted by able scholars not connected with the Old Testament Company. 
The aim has been to illustrate and elucidate the meaning by referring to 
other passages which, either in word or in thought, bear a resemblance to 
the one under consideration. Previous lists have been consulted, but they 
have been carefully sifted, and the effort has been made to omit every- 
thing that is irrelevant or misleading. In preparing the headings we have 
intended, by means of brief but descriptive terms, to enable the reader to 
see at a glance what the general contents of each page are. Everything 
that might seem to savor of a questionable exegesis has been carefully 

avoided. . ,. . . , 

9. Considerable attention has been paid to the paragraph divisions and 
to the punctuation. While the English Revisers did well to abandon the 
older way of making a paragraph of each verse, they often went to the 
opposite extreme of making the paragraphs excessively long, leaving in 
some cases whole pages without a break, as, for example, at Gen. xxiv. and 
Num. xxii.-xxiv. We have revised the paragraph divisions throughout, 
making them generally shorter, and sometimes altering the place of the 

division. 

In the matter of punctuation, we have aimed to remove many incon- 
sistencies found in previous editions, and also, while retaining the general 
svstem adopted by our predecessors, to make the book conform somewhat 
more nearly to modern usage. One result is a considerable reduction of 
the number of colons, which are often replaced by semicolons, occa-sionally 
by periods or commas. In some cases a change of punctuation has modi- 
fied the sense ; as, e.g., in Gen. ii. 5 ; xiv. 24 ; Ezek. xxix. 9, 10. We have 
also made much more frequent use of the hyphen than has been made m 
previous editions. In many instances we have recurred to the punctuation 
of the Authorized Version, especially where the English Revisers have 
departed from it out of an undue regard to the pausal accents of the 
Massoretic text ; as, e.g., in Lev. vi. 7 ; Zech. xi. 16. 

Further particulars respecting the points of difference between this 
edition and the English Revision of 1881-1885 may be learned from the 
Appendix to the Old Testament, which is published in the first edition 
of this version of the Bible. 

Earnestly hoping that our work may contribute to the better under- 
standing of the Old Testament, we commend it to the considerate judgment 
of all students of the Sacred Scriptures. 



THE NAMES AND OKDEH 

OF THE 

BOOKS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT. 













PAGE 


Genesis ...... 1 


Exodus 










53 


Leviticus . 










97 


Numbers . 










129 


Deuteronomy 










174 


Joshua 










213 


Judges 










239 


Ruth . 










266 


I. Samuel . 










270 


II. Samuel. 










304 


I. Kings 










333 


II. Kings . 










366 


I. Chronicles 










398 


II. Chronicles 










428 


Ezra . 










465 


Nehemiah . 










476 


Esther 
Job . 










492 
500 


Psalms 










538 


Proverbs . 










629 



page 

Ecclesiastes'^ 660 

Song of Solomon .... 669 

Isaiah 675 

Jeremiah 730 

Lamentations 791 

Ezekiel 798 

Daniel ...... 853 

HosEA 870 

Joel 879 

Amos 883 

Obadiah 890 

Jonah'" 892 

Micah 895 

Nahum"^ 900 

Habakkuk'T 902 

Zephaniah 905 

Haggai 908 

Zechariah 910 

Malachi 920 



THE FIRST BOOK OF MOSES, 



COMMONLY CALLED 



GENESIS 



Ciod's Work of Creation 



1'' In the beginning * God 
''created the heavens and the 
earth. 2 And the earth was 
"' waste and void ; and " darkness 
was upon the face of the deep : and 
•^the Spirit of God ^^ moved upon 
the face of the waters. 3 And 
^ God said, Let there be Hght : and 
there was Ught. 4 And God saw 
the Hght, that it was * good : and 
God * divided the Hght from the 
darkness. 5 And 'God caHed the 
Hght Day, and the darkness he 
cahed Night. And ''Hhere was 
evening and there was morning, 
one day. 

6 And God said. Let there be a 
'^"firmament in the midst of the 
waters, and let it divide the waters 
from the waters. 7 x'Vnd God made 
the firmament, and divided "the 
waters which were under the firma- 
ment from the waters ^ which were 
above the firmament : and it was 
so. 8 And God caHed the firma- 
ment Heaven. And there was 
evening and there was morning, a 
second day. 

9 And God said, ^ Let the waters 
under the heavens be gathered to- 
gether unto one place, and let *" the 
dry land appear : and it was so, 
10 And God called the dry land 
Earth ; and the *' gathering together 
of the waters called he Seas : and 
God saw that it was good. 1 1 And 
God said. Let the earth put forth 
* grass, herbs yielding seed, and 
fruit-trees bearing fruit after their 
kind, wherein is the seed thereof, 
upon the earth : and it was so. 
1 2 And the earth brought forth 
grass, herbs yielding seed after 
their kind, and trees bearing fruit, 
wherein is the seed thereof, after 
their kind : and God saw that it 
was good. 1 3 And there was even- 
ing and there was morning, a third 
day. 

1 Or, was brooding upon 
'^ Heb. expanse. 



" Ps. 102. 25 ; 

Isa. 40. 21 ; 

Jn. 1. 1, 2 
b Ps. 89. 11 ; 

90. 2 ; Acts 

17. 24 
<= Isa. 42. 6 ; 

45. 18 
d Jer. 4. 23 
" Job 38. 9 
/ Ps. 104. 30 
y Dt. 32. 11 ; 

Isa. 31. 5 
'i Ps. 33. 6, 

9 ; 2 Cor. 

4. 6 
i Ps. 145. 9, 

10 
*: Isa. 45. 7 
I Ps. 74. 16 
'"• Ps. 65. 8 
" Isa. 40. 22 
"Job 38. 8-11 
P Ps. 148. 4 
sPs.104.6-9; 

Jer. 5. 22 ; 

2 Pet. 3. 5 
»• Ps. 24. 1, 2 ; 

95. 5 
« Ps. 33. 7 ; 

95. 5 ; 146. 6 
t Ps. 65. 9-13; 

104. 14 



" Ps. 74. 16 ; 

1.36. 7 
^ Ps. 19. 1 ; 

1.50. 1 
^ Jer. 10. 2 
V Ps. 104. 19 
^ Ps. 136. 8, 9 
"■ Job 38. 7 ; 

Ps. 8. 3 ; 

Isa. 40. 26 
i> Jer. 33. 20, 

25 
<= Ps. 104. 

25-28 



d ch. 2. 19 



« ch. 7. 21, 
22 ; Jer. 
27. 5 



14 And God said. Let there be 
" lights in the " firmament of heaven 
to divide the day from the night ; 
and let them be for •* signs, and for 
^ seasons, and for days and years : 
1 5 and let them be for lights in 
the firmament of heaven to give 
light upon the earth : and it was 
so. 16 And God made the two 
great lights ; the ^ greater light to 
rule the day, and the lesser light 
to rule the night : he 7nade " the 
stars also. 1 7 * And God set them 
in the firmament of heaven to give 
light upon the earth, 18 and to 
rule over the day and over the 
night, and to divide the light from 
the darkness : and God saw that it 
was good. 19 And there was even- 
ing and there was morning, a 
fourth day. ' 

20 And God said. Let the waters 
swarm with swarms of living crea- 
tures, and let birds fly above the 
earth ^in the open firmament of 
heaven. 21 And God created Hhe 
great sea-monsters, and every liv- 
ing creature that moveth, where- 
with the waters swarmed, after 
their kind, and every winged bird 
after its kind : and God saw that it 
was good. 22 And God blessed 
them, saying. Be fruitful, and mul- 
tiply, and fill the waters in the 
seas, and let birds multiply on the 
earth. 23 And there was evening 
and there was morning, a fifth 
day. 

24 ^And God said. Let the earth 
bring forth living creatures after 
their kind, cattle, and creeping 
things, and beasts of the earth 
after their kind : and it was so. 
25 And God made the "beasts of 
the earth after their kind, and the 
cattle after their kind, and every- 
thing that creepeth upon the 
ground after its kind : and God 
saw that it was good. 26 And 

3 Heb. on the face of the expanse of the heavens. 



1.27 



GENESIS 



2.22 



God's Work of Creation. Man made, and placed in Eden. Woman made from Man 



God said, Let "us make *man in 
our image, after our likeness : and 
let them have *■ dominion over the 
fish of the sea, and over the birds 
of the heavens, and over the cattle, 
and over all the earth, and over 
every creeping thing that creepeth 



upon the earth 



And God cre- 



ated man ''in his own image, m 
the image of God created he him ; 
"male and female created he them. 
28 And God blessed them: and 
God said unto them, -^Be fruitful, 
and multiply, and replenish the 
earth, and subdue it; and have 
dominion over the fish of the sea, 
and over the birds of the heavens, 
and over every living thing that 
hiioveth upon the earth. 29 And 
God said. Behold, ^I have given 
you every herb yielding seed, which 
is upon the face of all the earth, 
and every tree, in which is the 
fruit of a tree yielding seed ; to you 
it shall be for food : 30 and ^ to 
every beast of the earth, and to 
every bird of the heavens, and to 
everything that creepeth upon the 
earth, wdierein there is - life, / have 
given every green herb for food : 
and it was so. 31 And God saw 
everything that he had made, and, 
behold, it was very 'good. And 
there was evening and there was 
morning, the sixth day. 

2 And the heavens and the 
earth w^ere finished, and all 
^ the host of them. 2 And on ' the 
seventh day God finished his work 
which he had made; and '"he 
rested on the seventh day from all 
his work which he had made. 3 And 
God blessed the seventh day, and 
hallowed it ; because that in it he 
rested from all his work Avhich God 
had created and made. 

4 "These are the generations of 
the heavens and of the earth when 
they were created, in ''the day 
that Jehovah God made earth and 
heaven. 5 ^And no plant of the 
field was yet in the earth, and no 
herb of the field had yet sprung 
up; '^for Jehovah God had not 
caused it to rain upon the earth : 
and there was not a man to till the 
ground; 6 but there went up a 
mist from the earth, and watered 
the whole face of the ground. 
7 ''And Jehovah God formed man 
of the dust of the ground., and 
breathed into his nostrils the 
breath of life ; and * man became 



"ch. 3. 22; 

U. 7 ; 19. 

24 
b ch. 6. 1 ; 

0.6 
<= Pe. &. 6-8 
rf 1 Cor. 11. 7 

* Mt. 19. 4 ; 
Mk. 10. G 

/ch. 9. 1, 7; 

Pa. 127. 3, 5 
" Ps. 104. 14 ; 

136. 25 
h Ps. 145. 15 
i Ps. 104. 24, 

28 ; 119. 68 
fc Dt. 4. 19 ; 

17. 3 
' Ex. 20. 8-11 
'" Heb. 4. 4 
" Job 38. 4-11 
" ch. 1. 3-31 
P ch. 1. 11 
9 Jer. 10. 12, 

13 
'• ch. 3. 19 

* 1 Cor. 15. 45 




' ch. 3. 2, 3 



"^ Dt. 30. 15, 
19, 20 ; ■ 
Ro. 6. 23 ; 
1 Tim. 5. 6 ; 
Ja. 1. 15 

b 1 Cor. 11. 9 

" ch. 1. 24 



d ch. 1. 26 



ver. 18 



/I Cor. 11. 



a living soul. 8 And Jehovah God 
planted a ^garden eastward, in 
Eden ; and there he put the man 
whom he had formed. 9 " And 
out of the ground made Jehovah 
God to grow every tree that is 
pleasant to the sight, and good for 
food ; "■' the tree of life also in the 
midst of the garden, and the tree 
of the knowledge of good and evil. 
10 And a river went out of Eden 
to water the garden ; and from 
thence it was parted, and became 
four heads. 11 The name of the 
first is Pishon : that is it which 
compasseth the whole land of Hav- 
ilah, wdiere there is gold ; 1 2 and 
the gold of that land is good : there 
is bdellium and the ^onyx stone. 

13 And the name of the second 
river is Gihon : the same is it that 
compasseth the whole land of Cush. 

14 And the name of the third 
river is "^^Hiddekel: that is' it 
which goeth ^in front of Assyria. 
And the fourth driver is the Eu- 
phrates. 15 And Jehovah God 
took the man, and put him into 
the garden of Eden to dress it and 
to keep it. 16 And Jehovah God 
-commanded the man, saying, Of 
every tree of the garden thou may- 
est freely eat : 1 7 but of the tree 
of the knowledge of good and evil, 
thou shalt not eat of it : for in the 
day that thou eatest thereof " thou 
shalt surely die. 

18 And Jehovah God said, It is 
not good that the man should be 
alone ; ^ I will make him a help 
^meet for him. 19 And ''out of 
the ground Jehovah God formed 
every beast of the field, and every 
bird of the heavens ; and brought 
them 'Hinto the man to see what 
he would call them : and whatso- 
ever the man called every living 
creature, that was the name there- 
of. 20 And the man gave names 
to all cattle, and to the birds of 
the heavens, and to every beast of 
the field ; but for '^ man there was 
not found "a help meet for him. 
21 And Jehovah God caused a 
deep sleep to fall upon the man, 
and he slept ; and he took one of 
his ribs, and closed up the flesh 
instead thereof: 22 and -^the rib, 
which Jehovah God had taken 
from the man, ^made he a woman, 
and brought her unto the man. 



1 Or, creepeth 



2 Heb. a living soul. 



s Or, beryl 

i That is, Tigris. 

5 Or, toward the east of 



6 Or, answering to 

" Or, Adam 

8 Heb. builded he into. 



2.23 



GENESIS 



4.1 



Temptation and Disobedience of Adam and Eve. Their Eipolsion from Eden 



23 And the man said, " This is now 
bone of my bones, and flesh of my 
flesh : she shall be called ^ Woman, 
because she was taken out of ^ Man. 

24 ''Therefore shall a man leave 
his father and his mother, and 
shall cleave unto his wife : and 
they shall be one flesh. 25 '^And 
they were both naked, the man 
and his wife, and were not ashamed. 

3 Now '^the serpent was more 
subtle than any beast of the 
field which Jehovah God had made. 
And he said unto the woman, Yea, 
hath God said, Ye shall not eat of 
•^any tree of the garden 1 2 And 
the woman said unto the serpent, 
^Of the fruit of the trees of the 
garden we may eat : 3 but of 
the fruit of the tree which is in 
the midst of the garden, God hath 
said. Ye shall not eat of it, neither 
shall ye touch it, lest je die. 

4 •'^And the serpent said unto the 
woman. Ye shall not surely die : 

5 for God doth know that in the 
day ye eat thereof, then your eyes 
shall be opened, and ^ye shall be 
as "^God, knowing good and evil. 

6 ^ And when the woman saw that 
the tree was good for food, and 
that it was a delight to the eyes, 
and that the tree was ^to be de- 
sired to make one wise, she took of 
the fruit thereof, and did eat ; and 
she gave also unto her husband 
with her, and he did eat. 7 And 
the eyes of them both were opened, 
and they *knew that they were 
naked ; and they sewed fig-leaves 
together, and made themselves 
J aprons. 8 And they heard the 
■^ voice of * Jehovah God walking in 
the garden in the ^ cool of the day : 
'and the man and his wife hid 
themselves from the presence of 
Jehovah God amongst the trees of 
the garden. 

9 And Jehovah God called unto 
the man, and said unto him, 
"'YVhere art thou 1 10 And he said, 
"I heard thy '^ voice in the garden, 
and I was afraid, because I was 
naked ; and I hid myself. 1 1 And 
he said. Who told thee that thou 
wast naked 1 Hast thou eaten of 
the tree, whereof I commanded 
thee that thou shouldest not eati 
12 "And the man said, The woman 
whom thou gavest to be with me, 
she gave me of the tree, and I did 

1 Heb. Isshah. 5 Or, desirable to look upon 

2 Heb. Ish. 6 Or. girdles 

3 Or, all the trees 7 Or, sound 

* Or, gods 8 Heb. wind. 



" Eph. 6. 28, 

29 
b Mt. 19. 5 ; 

Mk. 10. 7, 

8 ; 1 Cor. 6. 

16 ; Eph. 

5. 31 
" ch. 3. T, 10, 

11 
d2 Cor. 11. 

3 ; Rev. 12. 

9 ; 20. 2 
* ch. 2. 16, 17 
/ Jn. 8. 44 
y Is. 14. 14 ; 

Ezek. 28. 2, 

rj-17 
h 1 Tim. 2. 

14 ; Jas. 1. 

14, 15; 1 

Jn. 2. 16 
» Is. 47. 3 ; 

Lam. 1. 8 
fcch. 18. 33; 

Lev. 26. 12 ; 

Dt. 23. 14 
I Hos. 10. 8 ; 

Rev. 6. 

15-17 
™ ch. 4. 9 ; 18. 

9 
" Ex. 20. 18, 

19 ; Dt. 6. 

25 
" Job 31. 33 ; 

Prov. 28. 13 



P2Cor. 11. 

3 ; 1 Tim. 

2. 14 
9 Dt. 28. 16- 

20 
*■ Isa. 65. 25 ; 

Mic. 7. 17 
* Rom. 10. 20 
i 1 Tim. 2. 15 
" 1 Cor. 14. 34 
^ ch. 6. 29 ; 

Rom. 8. 

20-22 
^ Job 5. 7 ; 

14. 1 
y Ps. 90. 3 ; 

104. 29 ; 

Eccl. 12. 7 
^ ch. 2. 7 
" 2 Cor. 11. 

3 ; 1 Tim. 

2. 13 



ch. 1. 26 
' ch. 2. 9 



d Ezek. 31. 11 



' Ex. 2.5. 18- 
22; Ezek. 
10. 1-20 



/ch. 2. 9 



eat. 13 And Jehovah God said 
unto the woman, What is this thou 
hast done"? And the woman said, 
^The serpent beguiled me, and I 
did eat. 14 And Jehovah God 
said unto the serpent, * Because 
thou hast done this, cursed art 
thou ^ above all cattle, and ^ above 
every beast of the field ; upon thy 
belly shalt thou go, and '"dust shalt 
thou eat all the days of thy life : 
15 and I will put enmity between 
thee and the woman, and between 
thy seed and her seed : * he shall 
^"bruise thy head, and thou shalt 
"bruise his heel. 16 Unto the 
woman he said, 1 will greatly mul- 
tiply thy pain and thy conception ; 
* in pain thou shalt bring forth 
children ; and thy desire shall be 
to thy husband, and "he shall rule 
over thee. 1 7 And unto Adam he 
said. Because thou hast hearkened 
unto the voice of thy wife, and 
hast eaten of the tree, of which I 
commanded thee, saying, Thou 
shalt not eat of it : "" cursed is the 
ground for thy sake ; "" in " toil 
shalt thou eat of it all the days of 
thy life ; 1 8 thorns also and thistles 
shall it bring forth to thee ; and 
thou shalt eat the herb of the field ; 
19 in the sweat of thy face shalt 
thou ea^ bread, till thou ^return 
unto the ground; for ^out of it 
wast thou taken : for dust thou 
art, and unto dust shalt thou re- 
turn. 20 And the man called his 
wife's name ^'-^"Eve; because she 
was the mother of all living. 2 1 And 
Jehovah God made for Adam and 
for his wife coats of skins, and 
clothed them. 

22 And Jehovah God said. Be- 
hold, the man is become as one of 
^ us, to know good and evil ; and 
now, lest he put forth his hand, 
and take also of Hhe tree of life, 
and eat, and live for ever — 23 there- 
fore Jehovah God sent him forth 
from the garden of Eden, to till 
the ground from whence he was 
taken. 24 So ''he drove out the 
man ; and he placed at the east of 
the garden of Eden the * Cherubim, 
and the flame of a sword which 
turned every way, to keep the way 
of -^the tree of life. 

4 And the man knew Eve his 
wife ; and she conceived, and 
bare Cain, and said, I have ^^ gotten 

9 Or, from omono 

10 Or, lie in vm.it for 11 Or, sorrow 

12 Heb. Havvah, that is, Living, or Life. 

13 Heb. kanah, to get. 



4.2 



GENESIS 



5.4 



Cain and Abel. Mnrder of Abel. Cain's Pnnisliment. Cain's Descendants. Birth of Seth. Descendants of 



a man with the help of Jehovah. 
2 And again she bare his brother 
Abel. And " Abel was ^ a keeper of 
sheep, but Cain Avas a tiller of the 
ground. 3 And in process of time 
it dame to pass, that Cain brought 
of the fruit of the ground an oft'er- 
ing unto Jehovah. 4 And ''Abel, 
he also brought of the firstlings of 
his flock and of the fat thereof. 
And ''Jehovah had respect unto 
Abel and to his offering: 5 but 
''unto Cain and to his offering he 
had not respect. And -^Cain was 
very wroth, and his countenance 
fell. 6 And Jehovah said unto 
Cain, ^Why art thou wroth*? and 
why is thy countenance fallen? 
7 ''If thou doest well, shall it not 
be lifted up"? 'and it thou doest 
not well, sin coucheth at the door ; 
and unto thee shall be its desire ; 
^'but do thou rule over it. 8 And 
Cain ^ told Abel his brother. And 
it came to pass, when they were 
in the field, that Cain rose up 
against Abel his brother, and ' slew 
him. 

9 And Jehovah said unto Cain, 
'" Where is Abel thy brother % And 
he said, I know not : am I my 
brother's keeper 1 10 And he said. 
What hast thou done*? "the voice 
of thy brother's blood crieth unto 
me from the ground. 1 1 And now 
" cursed art thou from the ground, 
which hath opened its mouth to 
receive thy brother's blood from 
thy hand ; 1 2 ^ when thou tillest 
the ground, it shall not henceforth 
yield unto thee its strength ; * a 
fugitive and a wanderer shalt thou 
be in the earth. 13 And Cain said 
unto Jehovah, '^ My punishment is 
greater ^than I can bear. 14 Be- 
hold, thou hast 'driven me out 
this day from the face of the 
ground ; and from thy face shall I 
be hid ; and * I shall be a fugi- 
tive and a wanderer in the earth ; 
and it will come to pass, that 
'whosoever findeth me will slay 
me. 15 "And Jehovah said unto 
him, Therefore whosoever slayeth 
Cain, vengeance shall be taken on 
him " sevenfold. And Jehovah ap- 
pointed a sign for Cain, lest any 
rinding him should smite him. 

1 6 And Cain went out from the 
presence of Jehovah; and dwelt in 
the land of ^Nod, ^on the east of 



1 Heb. said unto. 

2 Or, Mine iniquity 

3 Or, thdn can be forgiven 



* That is, Wandering. 
5 Or, in front of 



" Lk. 11. 60, 

61 
6 ch. 46. 32 ; 

47. 3 
<" Heb. 11. 4 
d 1 S. 15. 22 
« Num. 16. 

15 ; IS. 16. 

/Isa. 3. 9; 

Jude 11 
9 Jon. 4. 4 
'' Jer. 3. 12 ; 

Mic. 7. 18 
» Num. 32. 

23 
fc Job 11. 14, 

15; 

Rom. 6. 

12, 16 
i Mt. 23. 35 ; 

1 Jn. 3. 12 
'"• ch. 3. 9 
"• Num. 35. 

33 ; Dt. 

21. 1-9 ; 

Heb. 12. 

24 ; flev. 6. 

9,10 
" ch. 3. 14 
P Dt. 28. 

15-24; Joel 

1. 10-20 
1 Lev. 26. 17, 

36 
'■ ch. 3. 24 ; 

Jer. 52. 3 
* Dt. 28. 64- 

67 
t Num. 35. 

19 
" Rom. 2. 4 
" ver. 24 



^ ch. 2. 24 
y Ex. 20. 13 
Lev. 19. 18 
Dt. 32. 35 : 
Ps. 94. 1 
" ver. 15 

" ch. 5. 3 



ch. 4. 8 
' Lk. 3. 31 



d ch. 12. 8 ; 

26. 25 



ch. 1. 27. 



/Mk. 10. 
^ ch. 1. 28 



Eden. 17 And Cain knew his 
wife ; and she conceived, and bare 
Enoch : and he builded a city, and 
called the name of the city, after 
the name of his son, Enoch. 1 8 And 
unto Enoch was born Irad : and 
Irad begat Mehujael ; and Mehujael 
begat Methushael ; and Methushael 
begat Lamech. 19 And Lamech 
took unto him ^ two wives : the 
name of the one was Adah, and 
the name of the other Zillah. 
20 And Adah bare Jabal : he was 
the father of such as dwell in tents 
and have cattle. 21 And his 
brother's name was Jubal : he was 
the father of all such as handle the 
harp and pipe. 22 And Zillah, she 
also bare Tubal-cain, ^ the forger of 
every cutting instrument of '^ brass 
and iron : and the sister of Tubal- 
cain was Naamah. 23 And Lamech 
said unto his wives : 

Adah and Zillah, hear my 

voice ; 
Ye wives of Lamech, hearken 

unto my speech : 
^For ^I have slain a man ^for 

wounding me. 
And a young man for bruising 
me: 
24 If Cain shall be avenged ^ seven- 
fold. 
Truly Lamech seventy and sev- 
enfold. 
25 And '^Adam knew his wife 
again ; and she bare a son, and 
called his name ^° Seth : For, said 
she, God ^^hath appointed me an- 
other seed instead of Abel ; * for 
Cain slew him. 26 And to Seth, 
to him also there was born *" a son ; 
and he called his name Enosh. 
Then began men '^ to call upon the 
name of Jehovah. 

5 This is the book of the gen- 
erations of Adam. In the day 
that God created man, ^in the 
likeness of God made he him ; 

2 -^male and female created he 
them, and ^ blessed them, and 
called their name ^'^Adam, in the 
day when they were created. 

3 And Adam lived a hundred and 
thirty years, and begat a son in hi.s 
own likeness, after his image ; and 
called his name Seth : 4 and the 
days of Adam after he begat Seth 
were eight hundred years : and he 

6 Or, an instructor of every artificer 

7 Or, copper (and so elsewhere) 

8 Or, I will slay 

9 Or, to my wounding. And a youny man to 
my hurt 

10 Heb. Sheth. " Heb. shath. 12 Or, Man 



5.5 



GENESIS 



6.11 



Descendants of Setli. The Corruption of Mankind. Noali and his Sons 



begat sons and daughters. 5 And 
all the days that Adam lived were 
nine hundred and thirty years : 
and he died. 

6 And Seth lived a hundred and 
five years, and begat Enosh : 7 and 
Seth lived after he begat Enosh 
eight hundred and seven years, 
and begat sons and daughters : 
8 and all the days of Seth were 
nine hundred and twelve years : 
and he died. 

9 And Enosh lived ninety years, 
and begat Kenan: 10 and Enosh 
lived after he begat Kenan eight 
hundred and fifteen years, and 
begat sons and daughters : 1 1 and 
all the days of Enosh were nine 
hundred and five years : and he 
died. 

12 And Kenan lived seventy 
years, and begat Mahalalel : 1 3 and 
Kenan lived after he begat Maha- 
lalel eight hundred and forty years, 
and begat sons and daughters : 
14 and all the days of Kenan were 
nine hundred and ten years : and 
he died. 

1 5 And Mahalalel lived sixty and 
five years, and begat Jared : 1 6 and 
Mahalalel lived after he begat 
Jared eight hundred and thirty 
years, and begat sons and daugh- 
ters : 1 7 and all the days of Maha- 
lalel were eight hundred ninety and 
five years : and he died. 
_ 18 And Jared lived a hundred 
sixty and two years, and begat 
Enoch : 1 9 and Jared lived after 
he begat Enoch eight hundred 
years, and begat sons and daugh- 
ters : 20 and all the days of Jared 
were nine hundred sixty and two 
years : and he died. 

21 And Enoch lived sixty and 
five years, and begat Methuselah : 
22 and Enoch ''walked with God 
after he begat Methuselah three 
hundred years, and begat sons and 
daughters : 23 and all the days of 
Enoch Avere three hundred sixty 
and five years : 24 and Enoch 
walked with God : and he was not ; 
for God ^ took him. 

25 And Methuselah lived a hun- 
dred eighty and seven years, and 
begat Lamech : 26 and Methuselah 
lived after he begat Lamech seven 
hundred eighty and two years, and 
begat sons and daughters : 27 and 
all the days of Methuselah were 
nine hundred sixty and nine years : 
and he died. 

28 And Lamech lived a hundred 



'^ ch. 6. 9 ; 

17. 1 ; 24. 

40; 48. 15 
b 2 K. 2. 10 ; 

Ps. 49. 15 ; 

73. 24 : 

Heb. il. 5 



" ch. 3. 17- 



d ch. 7. 6 



1 Pet. 3. 20 



/ch. 8. 21; 
Ps. 14. 1-3 



3 Jer. 18. 7- 
10 



1 Dt. 28. 63 ; 
29. 20 



« Am. 7. 3, 6 
fc Ex. 33. 17 

I Ps. 37. 39 

"' ch. 17. 1 ; 

Dt. 18. 13 ; 

Job 1. 1 
" ch. 5. 24 



" Dt. 31. 29 ; 

Judg. 2. 19 

i> Ezek. 8. 17 



eighty and two years, and begat a 
son : 29 and he called his name 
Noah, saying, This same shall 
^comfort us '•^in our work and ^in 
the toil of our hands, tvhich cometh 
'■^ because of "' the ground which 
Jehovah hath cursed. 30 And 
Lamech lived after he begat Noah 
five hundred ninety and five years, 
and begat sons and daughters : 
31 And all the days of Lamech 
were seven hundred seventy and 
seven years : and he died. 

32 And Noah was ''five hundred 
years old : and Noah begat Shem, 
Ham, and Japheth. 

6 And it came to pass, when 
men began to multiply on the 
face of the ground, and daughters 
were born unto them, 2 that the 
sons of God saw the daughters of 
men that they w^ere fair ; and they 
took them wives of all that they 
chose. 3 And Jehovah said, ^My 
Spirit shall not ^strive with man 
for ever, ^ for that he also is flesh : 
^yet shall his days be a hundred 
and twenty years. 4 The ^Neph- 
ilim were in the earth in those 
days, and also after that, when the 
sons of God came in unto the 
daughters of men, and they bare 
children to them : the same were 
the mighty men that were of old, 
the men of renown. 

5 And Jehovah saw that the 
wickedness of man was great in 
the earth, and that -^ every imagi- 
nation of the thoughts of his heart 
was only evil continually. 6 And 
^it repented Jehovah that he had 
made man on the earth, and it 
grieved him at his heart. 7 And 
Jehovah said, '' I will "' destroy man 
whom I have created from the face 
of the ground ; both man, and 
beast, and creeping things, and- 
birds of the heavens ; for * it re- 
penteth me that I have made them. 
8 But Noah ^ found favor in the 
eyes of Jehovah. 

9 These are the generations of 
Noah. Noah was a 'righteous 
man, and ^'"perfect in his genera- 
tions : Noah "walked with God. 
10 And Noah begat three sons, 
Shem, Ham, and Japheth. 1 1 And 
the earth was ° corrupt before God, 
and the earth was ^ filled with vio- 

1 Heb. nahem, to comfort. 2 Heb. from. 

3 Or, rule in Ace. to Sept., Vulg., and Syr., 
abide in 

4 Or, in their ooing astray they are flesh 
^ Or, therefore 

6 Or, giants. See Num. 13. 33. 

7 Heb. blot out. 8 Or, blameless 



6.12 



GENESIS 



7.21 



Noah commanded to make an Ark. The Ark entered. The Flood comes 



lence. 12 And God saw the earth, 
and, behold, it was corrupt; for 
"all flesh had corrupted their way 
upon the earth. 

13 And God said unto Noah, 
* The end of all flesh is come before 
me ; for the earth is filled with vio- 
lence through them; and. behold, 
I will destroy them with the earth. 
14 Make thee an ark of gopher 
wood; h'ooms shalt thou make in 
the ark, and shalt pitch it within 
and without with pitch. 15 And 
this is how thou shalt make it : the 
length of the ark three hundred 
cubits, the breadth of it fifty cubits, 
and the height of it thirty cubits. 

1 6 A '■^ light shalt thou make to the 
ark, and to a cubit shalt thou 
finish it *' upward ; and the door of 
the ark shalt thou set in the side 
thereof; with lower, second, and 
third stories shalt thou make it. 

17 And I, behold, I do bring the 
flood of waters upon the earth, to 
destroy all flesh, wherein is the 
breath of life, from under heaven ; 
everything that is in the earth 
shall die. 18 But I will establish 
" my covenant with thee : and "^ thou 
shalt come into the ark, thou, and 
thy sons, and thy wife, and thy 
sons' wives with thee. 19 * And of 
every living thing of all flesh, two 
of every sort shalt thou bring into 
the ark, to keep them alive with 
thee; they shall be male and fe- 
naale. 20 •''Of the birds after their 
kind, and of the cattle after their 
kind, of every creeping thing of 
the ground after its kind, two of 
every sort shall come unto thee, to 
keep them alive. 21 And take thou 
unto thee of all food that is eaten, 
and gather it to thee ; and it shall 
be for food for thee, and for them. 
22 "Thus did Noah; according to 
all that God commanded him, so 
did he. 

7 And Jehovah said unto Noah, 
Come thou and all thy house 
into the ark ; for thee have I seen 
''righteous before me in this genera- 
tion. 2 Of every * clean beast thou 
shalt take to thee seven and seven, 
the male and his female ; and of 
the beasts that are not clean two, 
the male and his female : 3 of the 
birds also of the heavens, seven 
and seven, male and female, to 
keep seed alive upon the face of all 
the earth. 4 For yet * seven days, 
and I will cause it to rain upon the 

1 Heb. nests. 2 Or, roof 3 Or, from above 



" Pfl. 14. 1-3 
b Is. 34. 1-4 ; 

Ezek. 7. 2, 3 
"ch. 9.9-16; 

17. 7 
d ch. 7. 7 

* Ch. 7. 2, 14, 
lo 

/ch. 7. 3 
'J ch. 7. 6 
A ch. 6. 9 
1 Lev. 11. 1- 

31 ; Dt. 14. 

3-20 

* ver. 10 



' ver. 12, 17 
"» ch. 6. 7, 13 
" ch. 6. 22 
° ch. 5. 32 
P ver. 13 ; ch. 

6. 18 
3 ver. 2, 3 ; 

ch. 6. 19, 20 



« ch. 8. 2 



ver. 4, 17 



' ver. 7 ; ch. 

6. 18 



' ver. 9 ; ch. 
6. 19 



y ver. 4, 12 



* ch. 8. 4 
°' ver. 4 ; ch. 
6. 7, IJ, 17 



earth ' forty days and forty nights ; 
and "' every living thing that 1 have 
made w ill 1 ^ destroy from off the 
face of the ground. 5 "And Noah 
did according unto all that Jehovah 
commanded him. 

6 And Noah was "six hundred 
years old when the flood of waters 
was upon the earth. 7 And ^' Noah 
went in, and his sons, and his wife, 
and his sons' wives with him, into 
the ark, because of the waters of 
the flood. 8 '^ Of clean beasts, and 
of beasts that are not clean, and 
of birds, and of everything that 
creepeth upon the ground, 9 there 
went in two and two unto Noah 
into the ark, male and female, as 
God commanded Noah. 10 And it 
came to pass after *■ the seven days, 
that the waters of the flood were, 
upon the earth. 11 In the *six 
hundredth year of Noah's life, in 
the second month, on the seven- 
teenth day of the month, on the 
same day were all Hhe fountains 
of the great deep broken up, and 
the windows of heaven were 
opened. 12 And "the j^-ain was 
upon the earth forty days and 
forty nights. 

13 In the selfsame day "entered 
Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and 
Japheth, the sons of Noah, and 
Noah's wife, and the three wives 
of his sons with them, into the 
ark ; 14 they, and every beast 
after its kind, and all the cattle 
after their kind, and every creeping 
thing that creepeth upon the earth 
after its kind, and every bird after 
its kind, every bird of every ^ sort. 

15 And they went in unto Noah 
into the ark, *two and two of all 
flesh wherein is the breath of life. 

16 And they that went in, went in 
male and female of all flesh, as 
God commanded him : and Jehovah 
shut him in. 1 7 And the flood was 
^ forty days upon the earth ; and 
the waters increased, and bare up 
the ark, and it was lifted up above 
the earth. 18 And the waters pre- 
vailed, and increased greatly upon 
the earth ; and the ark went upon 
the face of the Avaters. 19 And 
the waters prevailed exceedingly 
upon the earth ; and all the high 
mountains that were under the 
whole heaven were covered. 20 
Fifteen cubits upward did the 
waters prevail ; ^ and the mountains 
were covered. 21 "And all flesh 

4 Heb. blot out. 5 Heb. wing. 



7.22 



GENESIS 



9.3 



The Waters abate. The Raven and the Dove. Ifoah leaves the Ark, and sacrifices, tlod blesses Soah 



died that moved upon the earth, 
both birds, and cattle, and beasts, 
and every ^creeping thing that 
creepeth upon the earth, and every 
man : 22 all in whose nostrils was 
the breath of the spirit of life, of 
all that was on the dry land, died. 
23 '-^And every living thing was 
* destroyed that was upon the face 
of the ground, both man, and cattle, 
and creeping things, and birds of 
the heavens ; and they were ^ de- 
stroyed from the earth : and " Noah 
only was left, and they that were 
with him in the ark. 24 * And the 
waters prevailed upon the earth a 
hundred and fifty days. 

8 And God remembered Noah, 
and all the beasts, and all the 
cattle that were with him in the 
ark : and "^ God made a wind to 
pass over the earth, and the waters 
assuaged ; 2 '^ the fountains also of 
the deep and the windows of heaven 
were stopped, and Hhe rain from 
heaven was restrained ; 3 and the 
waters returned from off the earth 
continually : and after the end -^of 
a hundred and fifty days the waters 
decreased. 4 And ^ the ark rested 
in the seventh month, on the seven- 
teenth day of the month, upon the 
mountains of Ararat. _ 5 And the 
waters decreased continually until 
the tenth month : in the tenth 
month, on the first day of the 
month, were the tops of the moun- 
tains seen. 

6 And it came to pass at the end 
of forty days, that Noah opened 
the window of the ark which he 
had made : 7 and he sent forth a 
raven, and it went forth to and 
fro, until the waters were dried up 
from off the earth. 8 And he sent 
forth a dove from him, to see if the 
waters were abated from off the 
face of the ground ; 9 but the dove 
found no rest for the sole of her 
foot, and she returned unto him to 
the ark ; for the waters were on 
the face of the whole earth : and he 
put forth his hand, and took her, 
and brought her in unto him into 
the ark. 10 And he stayed yet 
other seven days ; and again he 
sent forth the dove out of the ark ; 
1 1 and the dove came in to him at 
eventide ; and, lo, in her mouth 
■* an olive-leaf plucked off : so Noah 
knew that the waters were abated 



1 Or, swarming thino that sirarmeth 

2 Or, And he destroyed every living thing 

3 Heb. blotted out. * Or, afresh olive-leaf 



" Mt. 24. 38, 
39 ; Lk. 17. 
26, 27 ; 

1 Pet. 3. 20 ; 

2 Pet. 2. 6 
6 ch. 8. 3 

" Job 12. 15 ; 

Ps. 29. 10 ; 

Is. 44. 27 ; 

Nah. 1. 4 
d ch. 7. 11 
" ch. 7. 4, 12 
/ch. 7. 24 
y ch. 7. 20 



h Jer. 48. 28 
i ch. 7. 6 



k ch. 1. 22, 28 



'ch. 12. 7, 8; 
13. 18 ; 22. 9 

"• ch. 7. 2 

"ch. 22. 2; 
Ex. 10. 25 

" Ex. 29. 18, 



P ch. 6. 7, 13 
9 ch. 6. 5 



•ch. 



Ps. 74. 17 ; 
Jer. 33. 20, 



« ver. 7 ; ch. 
1. 28 



" ch. 1. 29 



from off the earth. 12 And he 
stayed yet other seven days, and 
sent forth ''the dove; and she re- 
turned not again unto him any 
more. 

1 3 And it came to pass in the 
'six hundred and first year, in 
the first month, the first day of 
the month, the waters were dried 
up from off the earth : and Noah 
removed the covering of the ark, 
and looked, and, behold, the face 
of the ground was dried. 14 And 
in the second month, on the seven 
and twentieth day of the month, 
was the earth dry. 15 And God 
spake unto Noah, saying, 16 Go 
forth from the ark, thou, and thy 
wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' 
wives with thee. 17 Bring forth 
with thee every living thing that 
is with thee of all flesh, both birds, 
and cattle, and every creeping 
thing that creepeth upon the earth ; 
that they may ^ breed abundantly 
in the earth, and be fruitful, ana 
multiply upon the earth. 18 And 
Noah went forth, and his sons, and 
his wife, and his sons' wives with 
him: 19 every beast, every creep- 
ing thing, and every bird, whatso- 
ever moveth upon the earth, after 
their families, went forth out of 
the ark. 

20 And Noah builded ^an altar 
unto Jehovah, and took of every 
"^ clean beast, and of every clean 
bird, and offered '^burnt-offerings 
on the altar. 21 And Jehovah 
"smelled the sweet savor; and 
Jehovah said in his heart, I will 
not again ^' curse the ground any 
more for man's ^ sake, for that « the 
imagination of man's heart is evil 
from his youth ; *■ neither will I 
again smite any more everything 
living, as I have done. 22 While 
the earth remaineth, seedtime and 
harvest, and cold and heat, and 
* summer and winter, and day and 
night shall not cease. 

9 And God blessed Noah and 
his sons, and said unto them, 
*Be fruitful, and multiply, and re- 
plenish the earth. 2 And the fear 
of you and the dread of you shall 
be upon every beast of the earth, 
and upon every bird of the heavens ; 
with all wherewith the ground 
^teemeth, and all the fishes of the 
sea, into your hand are they deliv- 
ered. 3 Every moving thing that 
liveth shall be food for you; "as 

5 Or, sake ; for the 6 Or, creepeth 



9.4 



GENESIS 



10.8 



Noah receives God's Blessing and Injunctions. Covenant of the Rainbow. The Cnrse of Canaan. Noah's Posteritj' 



the green herb have I given you 
all. 4 But flesh with the life 
thereof, ivhich is " the blood thereof, 
shall ye not eat. 5 And surely 
* your blood, the blood of your lives, 
wild I require ; "" at the hand of 
every beast will I require it : and 
at the hand of man, even at the 
hand of every man's brother, will 
I require the life of man. 6 "^ Who- 
so sheddeth man's blood, by man 
shall his blood be shed : for in the 
image of God made he man. 7 And 
you, ''be ye fruitful, and multiply ; 
bring forth abundantly in the 
earth, and multiply therein. 

8 And God spake unto Noah, 
and to his sons with him, sajdng, 
9 And I, behold, -^I establish my 
covenant with you, and with your 
seed after you ; 10 and with every 
living creature that is with you, 
the birds, the cattle, and every 
Ibeast of the earth with you ; of all 
that go out of the ark, even every 
beast of the earth. 1 1 And I will 
establish my covenant with you ; 
^neither shall all flesh be cut off 
any more by the waters of the 
flood ; '' neither shall there any 
more be a flood to destroy the 
earth. 12 And God said. This is 
'the token of the coA^-enant which 
I make between me and you and 
every living creature that is with 
you, for perpetual generations : 

13 ^ I do set my '-" bow in the cloud, 
and it shall be for a token of a cov- 
enant between me and the earth. 

14 And it shall come to pass, when 
I bring a cloud over the earth, that 
the bow shall be seen in the cloud, 

15 and 'I will remember my cov- 
enant, which is between me and 
you and every living creature of 
all flesh ; and '" the waters shall no 
more become a flood to destroy all 
flesh. 16 And the bow shall be in 
the cloud ; and I will look upon it, 
that I may remember the everlast- 
ing covenant between God and 
every living creature of all flesh 
that is upon the^ earth. 17 And 
God said unto Noah, This is the 
token of the covenant which I 
have established between me 
and all flesh that is upon the 
earth. 

18 And the sons of Noah, that 
went forth from the ark, were 
Shem, and Ham, and .Japheth : 
and " Ham is the father of Canaan. 

1 Or, / have set 



"■ Lev. 17. 10- 

16; Dt. 12. 

16, 23 
b Ex. 20. 13 ; 

21. 12 
<' Ex. 21. 28, 

29 
d Num. 35. 

33 
" ver. 1 
/ch. 6. 18 
v ch. 8. 21 
>>■ Is. 54. 9 
i ver. 13, 17 ; 

ch. 17. 11 
*-• Ezek. 1. 28 
I Dt. 7. 9 
'" ver. 11 
" ver. 25-27 



" ver. 1. 7 ; 

ch. 10. 32 

P Hab. 2. 15 



Dt. 27. 16 



'^ ch. 14. 

24. 27 



* ch. 10. 2-5 ; 
Is. 66. 19 



i 1 Chr. 1. 

5-7 
" Ezek. 38. 2, 


"-' 2 K. 17. 6 
^ Is. 66. 19 
y Ezek. 38. 2 
^ Jer. 51. 27 
" 1 Chr. 1. 6, 

Diphath. 
b Ezek. 27. 

14 
'^ Ezek. 27. 

12, 25 
d 1 Chr. 1. 7, 

Rodanim. 



« 1 Chr. 1. 
8-10 

/Is. 43. 3 



? Ezek. 27. 
h Ezek. 27. 



Ezek. 27. 

15, 20 



19 These three were the sons of 
Noah : and " of these was the whole 
earth overspread. 

20 And Noah began to be a hus- 
bandman, and planted a vineyard: 
21 and he drank of the wine, and 
was drunken ; and he was uncov- 
ered within his tent. 2 2 And ^ Ham, 
the father of Canaan, saw the 
nakedness of his father, and told 
his two brethren without. 23 And 
Shem and Japheth took a garment, 
and laid it upon both their shoul- 
ders, and went backward, and 
covered the nakedness of their 
father ; and their faces were back- 
ward, and they saw not their 
father's nakedness. 24 And Noah 
awoke from his wine, and knew 
what his '■^youngest son had done 
unto him. 25 And he said, 

^ Cursed be Canaan ; 

A servant of servants shall he 
be unto his brethren. 

26 And he said, 

*■ Blessed be Jehovah, the God of 

Shem ; 
And let Canaan be ^ his servant. 

27 * God enlarge Japheth, 

And ■* let him dwell in the tents 

of Shem ; 
And let Canaan be '^ his servant. 

28 And Noah lived after the flood 
three hundred and fifty years. 29 
And all the days of Noah were nine 
hundred and fifty years : and he 
died. 

1 O Now these are the genera- 
jL\J tions of the sons of Noah, 
namely, of Shem, Ham, and Ja- 
pheth : and unto them were sons 
born after the flood. 

2 * The sons of Japheth : " Gomer, 
and Magog, and "Madai, and ^Ja- 
van, and Tubal, and ^Meshech, 
and Tiras. 3 And the sons of 
Gomer : ^Ashkenaz, and ''Riphath, 
and ^Togarmah. 4 And the sons 
of .Javan : Elishah, and " Tarshish, 
Kittim, and '* Dodanim. 5 Of these 
were the ^ isles of the nations di- 
vided in their lands, every one after 
his tongue, after their families, in 
their nations. 

6 ^ And the sons of Ham : Cush, 
and Mizraim, and Put, and Canaan. 
7 And the sons of Cush: -^Seba, 
and Havilah, and Sabtah, and 
^ Raamah, and Sabteca ; and the 
sons of Eaamah : '' Sheba, and 
* Dedan. 8 Knd Cush begat Nim- 
rod : he began to be a mighty one 



2 Or, younger 

3 Or. their 



♦ Or, he shall 
5 Or, coastlands 



10.9 



GENESIS 



11.16 



Noah's Posterity. The Tower of Babel. Confusion of Tongues. Descendants of Shein 



in the earth. 9 He was a mighty 
hunter before Jeliovah : wherefore 
it is said, Like Nimrod a mighty 
hunter before Jehovah. 10 And 
the beginning of his kingdom was 
" Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and 
Calneh, in the land of * Shinar. 

1 1 Out of that land ^ he went forth 
''into Assyria, and builded Nine- 
veh, and Rehoboth-Ir, and Calah, 

12 and Resen between Nineveh 
and Calah (the same is the great 
city). 1 3 And Mizraim begat '^ Lu- 
dim, and Anamim, and Lehabim, 
and Naphtuhim, 14 and Path- 
rusim, and Casluhim (whence went 
forth "-^the Philistines), and Caph- 
torim. 

1 5 And Canaan begat " Sidon his 
first-born, and-'^Heth, 16 and ^the 
Jebusite, and the Amorite, and the 
Girgashite, 17 and the Hivite, and 
the Arkite, and the Sinite, 18 and 
the Arvadite, and the Zemarite, 
and the Hamathite : and afterward 
were the families of the Canaanite 
spread abroad. 1 9 And the border 
of the Canaanite was from Sidon, 
as thou goest toward Gerar unto 
Gaza ; as thou goest toward '' Sodom 
and Gomorrah and Admah and 
Zeboiim, unto Lasha. 20 These are 
the sons of Ham, after their fami- 
lies, after their tongues, in their 
lands, in their nations, 

21 And unto Shem, the father of 
all the chilch'en of Eber, ^ the elder 
brother of Japheth, to him also 
were children born. 22 'The sons 
of Shem : * Elam, and * Asshur, 
and "'Arpachshad, and ''Lud, and 
Aram. 23 And the sons of Aram : 
"Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and 
Mash. 24 And Arpachshad begat 
p Shelah ; and Shelah begat Eber. 
25 And unto Eber w^ere born two 
sons : the name of the one was 
* Peleg ; for in his days was the 
earth divided ; and his brother's 
name was Joktan. 26 And Joktan 
begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and 
Hazarmaveth, and Jerah, 27 and 
Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah, 
28 and ^Obal, and Abimael, and 
Sheba, 29 and Ophir, and Havilah, 
and Jobab : all these were the sons 
of Joktan. 30 And their dwelling 
was from Mesha, as thou goest 
toward Sephar, the ^mountain of 
the east. 3 1 These are the sons of 



1 Or, went forth Asshur 2 Heb. Pelishtim. 

3 Or, the brother of Japheth the elder 

* That is. Division. 

5 In 1 Chr. 1. 22, Ebal. « Or, filU-countnj 



" ch. 11. 9 
<'ch. 11. 2; 

14. 1 
" Mic. 6. 6 
d J er. 46. 9 
''iChr. 1.13; 

Jer. 47. 4 
/ ch. 23. 3 
'J ch. 15. 19-21 
'I ch. 14. 2, 3 
« 1 Chr. 1. 17 
fc ch. 14. 1, 9 
' 2 K. 15. 29 
™ ch. 11. 10 
" Is. 66. 19 
° Job 1. 1 ; 

Jer. 25. 20 
P Lk. 3. 35 



9 ch. 9. 19 
»■ ch. 10. 10 ; 
14. 1 



* ch. 14. 10 



t Dt. 1. 28 ; 

9. 1 ; Ps. 

107. 26 
" ch. 6. 4 ; 

2 S. 8. 13 
" Dt. 4. 27 
^ ch. 18. 21 ; 

Ex. 3. 8 ; 

19.11, 18,20 



' ch. 1. 26 

" Ex. 4. 11 ; 
Is. 33. 19 



6 ver. 4 



ch. 10. 10 



d ch. 10. 

22-26 



Shem, after their families, after 
their tongues, in their lands, after 
their nations. 

32 These are the families of the 
sons of Noah, after their genera- 
tions, in their nations : and '^ of 
these were the nations divided in 
the earth after the flood. 

nAnd the whole earth was 
of one '^ language and of one 
^speech._ 2 And it came to pass, 
as they journeyed ^east, that they 
found a plain in the land '" of Shi- 
nar ; and they dwelt there. 3 And 
they said one to another, Come, 
let us make brick, and burn them 
thoroughly. And they had brick 
for stone, and ^"^^ slime had they for 
mortar. 4 And they said. Come, 
let us build us a city, and a tower, 
whose top *may reach unto heaven, 
and let us make us "a name; lest 
we "be scattered abroad upon the 
face of the whole earth. 5 *And 
Jehovah came clown to see the city 
and the tower, which the children 
of men builded. 6 And Jehovah 
said. Behold, they are one people, 
and they have all ^ one language ; 
and this is what they begin to 
do : and now nothing will be with- 
holden from them, which they pur- 
pose to do. 7 Come, ^let us go 
down, and there "confound their 
language, that they may not under- 
stand one another's speech. 8 So 
Jehovah * scattered them abroad 
from thence upon the face of all 
the earth : and they left off build- 
ing the city. 9 Therefore was the 
name of it called *" Babel ; because 
Jehovah did there " confound the 
language of all the earth : and from 
thence did Jehovah scatter them 
abroad upon the face of all the 
earth. 

10 ''These are the generations of 
Shem. Shem was a hundred years 
old, and begat Arpachshad two 
years after the flood : 1 1 and Shem 
lived after he begat Arpachshad 
five hundred years, and begat sons 
and daughters. 

12 And Arpachshad lived five 
and thirty years, and begat Shelah : 
1 3 and Arpachshad lived after he 
begat Shelah four hundred and 
three years, and begat sons and 
daughters. 

14 And Shelah lived thirty years, 
and begat Eber : 1 5 and Shelah 



7 Heb. Up. 

8 Heb. words. 

9 Or, in the east 



10 That is, bitumen. 

11 Heb. balal, to confound. 



11.16 



GENESIS 



12.16 



Descendants of Shem. Terah's Family. Abram with Lot goes to Canaan. Abram sojourns in Egypt. Deceives Pliaraoh 



lived after he begat Eber four hun- 
dred and three years, and begat 
sons and daughters. 

16 And Eber lived four and 
thirty years, and begat Peleg : 17 
and Eber lived after he begat Peleg 
four hundred and thirty years, and 
begat sons and daughters. 

18 And Peleg lived thirty years, 
and begat Reu : 1 9 and Peleg lived 
after he begat Reu two hundred 
and nine years, and begat sons and 
daughters. 

20 And Reu lived two and thirty 
years, and begat Serug : 21 and 
Reu lived after he begat Serug two 
hundred and seven years, and begat 
sons and daughters. 

22 And Serug lived thirty years, 
and begat Nahor : 23 and Serug 
lived after he begat Nahor two 
hundred years, and begat sons and 
daughters. 

24 And Nahor lived nine and 
twenty years, and begat " Terali : 
25 and Nahor lived after he begat 
Terah a hundred and nineteen 
years, and begat sons and daugh- 
ters. 

26 And Terah lived seventy 
years, and begat Abram, Nahor, 
and Haran. 

27 Now these are the generations 
of Terah. Terah begat Abram, 
Nahor, and Haran ; and ^ Haran 
begat Lot. 28 And Haran died 
before his father Terah in the land 
of his nativity, in " Ur of the Chal- 
dees. 29 And Abram and ''Nahor 
took them wives : the name of 
Abram's wife was " Sarai ; and the 
name of Nahor's wife, -^Alilcah, the 
daughter of Haran, the father of 
Milcah, and the father of Iscah. 
30 And ^ Sarai w^as barren ; she had 
no child. 31 And Terah took 
Abram his son, and Lot the son of 
Haran, his son's son, and Sarai his 
daughter-in-law, his son Abram's 
wife ; and they went forth with 
them from ^ Ur of the Chaldees, to 
go into the land of Canaan ; and 
they came unto Haran, and dwelt 
there. 32 And the days of Terah 
were two hundred and five years : 
and Terah died in Haran. 

10 Now 'Jehovah said unto 
w Abram, Get thee out of thy 
country, and from thy kindred, 
and from thy father's house, unto 
the land that I will show thee : 
2 and * I will make of thee a great 
nation, and ' I will bless thee, and 
make thy name great; and ""be 



« Josh. 


24.2 


t> ver. 31 


;ch. 


12. 4 




" ver. 31 i 


d ch. 24 


10 


« ch. 20 


12 


/ch. 22 


20, 


23; 24 


16 


s ch. 10. 


1 


h ch. 15 




Neh. 9. 7 1 


'■ Acts 7 


. 3; 


Heb. 


1. 8 


k Ch. 17. 


4,5; 


18. 18 




' ch. 22. 


17 


"' Zech. 


8.13 


" Ch. 27. 


29 


"Acts 3. 25; 


Gal. 3 


8 


p ch. n. 


27, 


31 




9 ch. 13. 


6 


'• ch. 14. 


14; 


Lev. 2 


2. 11 


« ch. 35. 


4; 


Dt. 11 


30 


t ch. 17. 


1; 


18. 1 




« ch. 13. 


15: 


15. 18 ; 


Gal. 


3. 16 




" ch. 13. 


18; 


22.9 




^ Josh. 


8.9, 


12 




V ch. 4. 26 ; 


21. 33 




' ch. 13. 


1,3; 


20. 1 ; 24. 62 


« ch. 26. 


7; 


29. 17 




b ch. 20. 


11 


<= ch. 20. 


2, 6, 


12 




d Jer. 38 


• 17, 


20 




« ch. 20. 


^ 


/ch. 20. 


14 


^ ch. 13. 


2 



thou a blessing : 3 and " I will bless 
them that bless thee, and him that 
curseth thee will I curse : ° and in 
thee shall all the families of the 
earth be blessed. 4 So Abram 
went, as Jehovah had spoken unto 
him ; and ^ Lot went with him : 
and Abram was seventy and five 
years old when he departed out of 
Haran. 5 And Abram took Sarai 
his wife, and Lot his brother's son, 
and all their '^ substance that they 
had gathered, and '"the souls that 
they had gotten in Haran ; and they 
went forth to go into the land of 
Canaan ; and into the land of 
Canaan they came. 6 And Abram 
passed through the land unto the 
place *'of Shechem, unto the ^oak 
of Mqreh. And the Canaanite was 
then in the land. 7 And Jehovah 
'appeared unto Abram, and said, 
"Unto thy seed will I give this 
land : and there builded he '' an 
altar unto Jehovah, who appeared 
unto him. 8 And he removed from 
thence unto the mountain on the 
east of Beth-el, and pitched his 
tent, having •" Beth-el on the west, 
and Ai on the east : and there he 
builded an altar unto Jehovah, and 
^ called upon the name of Jehovah. 
9 And Abram journeyed, going on 
still to^vard ' the - South. 

10 And there w^as a famine in 
the land : and Abram ^^^ent dow^n 
into Egypt to sojourn there ; for 
the famine was sore in the land. 
11 And it came to pass, when he 
was come near ^ to enter into 
Egypt, that he said unto Sarai his 
wife, Behold now, I know that 
thou art a *fair woman to look 
upon : 1 2 * and it will come to 
pass, when the Egyptians shall 
see thee,^ that they will say, This 
is his wife : and they will kill me, 
but they will save thee alive. 

13 Say, I pray thee, thou art " my 
sister ; that it may be well with 
me for thy sake, and that ''my 
soul may live because of thee. 

14 And it came to pass, that, when 
Abram was come into Egypt, the 
Egyptians beheld the woman that 
she was very fair. 15 And the 
princes of Pharaoh saw her, and 
praised her to Pharaoh : and * the 
woman was taken into Pharaoh's 
house. 16 And -^he dealt well 
w4th A^Dram for her sake : and ^ he 
had sheep, and oxen, and he-asses, 

1 Or, terebinth 

2 Heb. Negeb, the southern tract of Judah- 



10 



12.17 



GENESIS 



14.8 



Abrain returns to Canaan. Separates from Lot. Four Kings war with Five in the Vale of Siddim 



and men-servants, and maid-ser- 
vants, and she-asses, and camels. 
17 And Jehovah "plagued Pha- 
raoh and his house with great 
plagues because of Sarai, Abram's 
wife. 18 And Pharaoh called 
Abram. and said, *What is this 
that tnou hast done unto mel 
why didst thou not tell me that 
she was thy wifel _ 19 why saidst 
thou. She is my sister, so that I 
took her to be my wife '? now 
therefore behold thy wife, take 
her, and go thy way. 20 And 
Pharaoh gave men charge con- 
cerning him : and they brought 
him on the way, and his wife, 
and all that he had. 
-i O And Abram went up out 
XO of Egypt, he, and his wife, 
and all that he had, and Lot with 
him, into Hhe South. 2 And 
Abram was very rich in cattle, in 
silver, and in gold. 3 And he 
went on his journeys from the 
South even to Beth-el, unto the 
place where his tent had been at 
the beginning, '^between Beth-el 
and Ai, 4 unto the place of the 
altar, which he had made there at 
the first : and there Abram called 
on the name of Jehovah. 5 And 
*Lot also, who went with Abram, 
had flocks, and herds, and tents. 
6 And -^the land was not able to 
bear them, that they might dwell 
together : ^ for their substance was 
great, so that they could not dwell 
together. 7 ''And there was a 
strife between the herdsmen of 
Abram's cattle and the herdsmen 
of Lot's cattle : and * the Canaanite 
and the Perizzite dwelt then in 
the land. 8 ^And Abram said 
unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I 
pray thee, between me and thee, 
and between my herdsmen and 
thy herdsmen ; for w^e are brethren. 

9 Is not the whole land before 
thee'? separate thyself, I pray 
thee, from me : if thoii 7vilt take 
the Ipft hand, then I w-ill go to 
the right ; or if thou take the right 
hand, then I will go to the left. 

10 And Lot lifted . up his eyes, 
and beheld all the ^^ Plain of the 
Jordan, that it was well watered 
every where, before Jehovah de- 
stroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like 
*^the garden of Jehovah, "like the 
land of Egypt, as thou goest unto 
"Zoar. 11 So Lot chose him all 
the Plain of the Jordan ; and Lot 

1 Or, Circle 



" Ps. 105. 14 
6 ch. 20. 9, 10 
<= ch. 12. 9 
d Ch. 12. 8 
« ch. 12. 6 
/ch. 36. 7 
" ver. 2 ; ch. 

12. 5, 16 
h ch. 26. 20 
1 ch. 12. 6 ; 

15. 19-21 
'= Prov. 16. 

18 ; 20. 3 
!■ ch. 19. 17- 

29; Dt. 

34. 3 
"' ch. 2. 8 
" ch. 47. 6 
°ch. 14.8; 

Dt. 34. 3 



^ch. 14. 2; 

19. 24, 25 
5ch. 39. 9; 

Num. 32. 

23; 2 Pet. 2. 

7. 8 
»" Dt. 3. 27 ; 

34. 1-4 
" ch. 12. 7 
< ver. 17 ; 15. 

7, 8 ; 17. 8 
'^ ch. 16. 10 ; 

28. 14; 

Num. 23. 

10 
" Num. 13. 

17-24 
^ ver. 15 
y ch. 14. 13 

^ ch. 8. 20 ; 
12. 7, 8 



" ch. 1( 

11. 2 
6 Dan. 



«= ch. 10 


19 


d Dt. 29 


23 


^ ch. 13. 


10 


/ ver. 8, 


10 


» Dt. 3. 
Josh. 


17; 

3. 16 



li Dt. 3. 11, 13 
i Dt. 1. 4 ; 
Josh. 9. 10 

fc Num. 32. 

37 
'ch. 36. 20; 

Dt. 2. 12, 22 
™ch. 21. 21; 

Num. 10. 

12 
" Num. 13. 

26 



" 2 Chr. 20. 2 



journeyed east : and they sepa- 
rated themselves the one from the 
other. 12 Abram dwelt in the 
land of Canaan, and Lot dwelt 
in ^'the cities of the Plain, and 
moved his tent as far as Sodom. 
13 Now the men of Sodom w^ere 
wicked and "^ sinners against Jeho- 
vah exceedingly. 

14 And Jehovah said unto 
Abram, after that Lot was sepa- 
rated from him, 'Lift up now thine 
eyes, and look from the place 
where thou art, northward and 
southward and eastward and west- 
ward : 15 *for all the Ifyid which 
thou seest, * to thee will I give it, 
and to thy seed for ever. 16 And 
I will make thy seed " as the dust 
of the earth : so that if a man can 
number the dust of the earth, then 
may thy seed also be numbered. 
17 Arise, ''walk through the land 
in the length of it and in the 
breadth of it ; for "" unto thee will 
I give it. 18 And Abram moved 
his tent, and came and dwelt by 
the ^oaks of ^'Mamre, which are 
in Hebron, and built there ^an 
altar unto Jehovah. 
■i /i And it came to pass in 
JLtl the days of Amraphel king 
of "■ Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, 
Chedorlaomer king of *Elam, and 
Tidal king of ^ Goiim, 2 that they 
made war with Bera king of 
Sodom, and with Birsha king 
of Gomorrah, Shinab king of 
''Admah, and Shemeber king of 
'^Zeboiim, and the king of Bela 
(the same is *Zoar). 3 All these 
"* joined together in -^the vale of 
Siddim (the same is ^ the Salt Sea). 
4 Twelve years they served Che- 
dorlaomer, and in the thirteenth 
year they rebelled. 5 And in the 
fourteenth year came Chedorla- 
omer, and the kings that were 
with him, and smote the ^ Rephaim 
in *Ashteroth-karnaim, and the 
Zuzim in Ham, and the Emim in 
^'^Shaveh-kiriathaim, 6 and the 
'Horites in their mount Seir, 
unto El-'^'paran, which is by the 
wilderness. 7 And they returned, 
a,nd came to En-mishpat (the same 
is ''Kadesh), and smote all the 
•^country of the Amalekites, and 
also the Amorites, that dwelt in 
" Hazazon-tamar. 8 And there 
went out the king of Sodom, and 

2 Or, terebinths ^ Or, nations 

* Or, joined themselves together against 
& Or, the plain of Kiriatmim « Heb. field. 



n 



}. 9 



GENESIS 



15.13 



The Four Kings capture lot. Abram delivers Lot. Mclcliizedek blesses Abram. Jehovah's Promise to Abrain 



the king of Gomorrah, and the 
king of Admah, and the king of 
Zeboiim, and the king of Bela (the 
same is Zoar) ; and they set the 
battle in array against them in 
" the vale of Siddim ; 9 against Che- 
dorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal 
king of Goiim, and Amraphel king 
of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ella- 
sar; four kings against the five. 

10 Now the vale of Siddim was 
full of ^ slime pits ; and * the kings 
of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and 
they fell there, and they that re- 
mained fled to the mountain. 

1 1 And they took all the goods of 
Sodom and Gomorrah, and all 
their victuals, and went their way. 

12 And they took Lot, " Abram's 
brother's son, '^who dwelt in 
Sodom, and his goods, and de- 
parted. 

1 3 And there came one that had 
escaped, and told Abram the " He- 
brew : now he dwelt by the ""^ oaks 
of -^Mamre, the Amorite, brother 
or Eshcol, and brother of Aner ; 
and these were ^confederate with 
Abram. 14 And when Abram 
heard that '' his brother was taken 
captive, he led forth his trained 
men, * born in his house, three 
hundred and eighteen, and pur- 
sued as far as ^Dan. 15 And 'he 
divided himself against them by 
night, he and his servants, and 
smote them, and pursued them 
unto Ho bah, which is on the ^left 
hand of '"Damascus. 16 And he 
brought back all the goods, and 
also brought back '*his brother 
Lot, and his goods, and the women 
also, and the people. 

1 7 And " the king of Sodom went 
out to meet him, after ^ his return 
from the slaughter of Chedorlao- 
mer and the kings that were with 
him, at the vale of Shaveh 
(the same is *the King's Vale). 
18 And '^ Melchizedek king of 
Salem brought forth * bread and 
wine : and he was ' priest of ^ (3rod 
Most High. 19 And he blessed 
him, and said. Blessed be Abram 
of '^ God Most High, ^ " possessor of 
heaven and earth : 20 and blessed 
be ■* God Most High, who hath de- 
livered thine enemies into thy 
hand. ^And he gave him a tenth 
of all. 21 And the king of Sodom 
said unto Abram, Give me the per- 



1 That is, bitumen 2nts. 

2 Or, terebinths 

3 Or, north 



* Heb. El Elyon. 
5 Or, maker 



"■ ver. 3 

* ver. 17, 21, 
22 

''ch. 11. 27 
d ch. 13. 12 
« ch. 40. 15 ; 

Ex. 3. 18 
/ch. 13. 18 
i' ch. 21. 27, 

32 
f^ ver. 12 
'■ ch. 12. 5 ; 

Eccl. 2. 7 
t ] K. 15. 20 
I Judg. 7. 

10 
'" ch. 15. 2 
" ver. 12, 14 
° ver. 10 
P Heb. 7 
9 2 S. 18. 18 
'■ Heb. 7. 1 

* Ps. 104. 15 
t Ps. no. 4 ; 

Heb. 6. 6, 

10 
" ver. 22 
" Heb. 7. 4 



•'■ ver. 19 
2/ 2 K. 5. 16 
' ver. 13 
" ver. 4 ; 1 S 

15. 10 
b ch. 21. 17 ; 

26. 24 
" Dt. 33. 29 
d Num. 18. 

20 
" ch. 14. 14 



/ Gal. 4. 28 



^ ch. 22. 


17; 


26. 4; 


Dt. 


1. 10 




h Ex. 32 


. 13 


Rom. 


4. 1 


'■ Rom. 


4.3 


Gal. 3 


6; 


Jas. 2 


23 


fc ch. 11 


31 


I ch. 13 


15, 


17 





Lk. 1. 



" ver. 17 
" Lev. 1. 17 



P ch. 2. 21 ; 
28. 11 ; 
Job 33. 15 



sons, and take the goods to thyself. 

22 And Abram said to the king of 
Sodom, I have lifted up my hand 
unto Jehovah, '^^God Most High, 
^possessor of heaven and earth, 

23 that ^I will not take a thread 
nor a shoe-latchet nor aught that 
is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I 
have made Abram rich: 24 ^save 
only that which the young men 
have eaten, and the portion of the 
men that went with me, ^Aner, 
Eshcol, and Mamre ; let them take 
their portion. 

^ ^ After these things *the 
JL tJ word of Jehovah came unto 
Abram in a vision, saying, ^Fear 
not, Abram : I am " thy shield, 
'^ and thy exceeding great '^ reward. 
2 And Abram said, O Lord Jeho- 
vah, what wilt thou give me, seeing 
I '^go childless, and he that shall 
be possessor of my house is Eliezer 
of Damascus 1 3 And Abram said, 
Behold, to me thou hast given no 
seed : and, lo, one " born in my 
house is mine heir. 4 And, be- 
hold, tha word of Jehovah came 
unto him, saying. This man shall 
not be thine heir ; -^but he that 
shall come forth out of thine own 
bowels shall be thine heir. 5 And 
he brought him forth abroad, and 
said. Look now toward heaven, 
and ^ number the stars, if thou be 
able to number them : and he said 
unto him, ''So shall thy seed be. 
6 * And he believed in Jehovah ; 
and he reckoned it to him for 
righteousness. 7 And he said unto 
him, I am Jehovah that brought 
thee out of " XJr of the Chaldees, to 
''give thee this land to inherit it. 
8 And he said, O Lord Jehovah, 
"' whereby shall I know that I shall 
inherit it"? 9 And he said unto 
him. Take me a heifer three years 
old, and a she-goat three years old, 
and a ram three years old, and a 
turtle-dove, and a young pigeon. 
10 And he took him all these, and 
''divided them in the midst, and 
laid each half over against the 
other : but " the birds divided he 
not. 11 And. the birds of prey 
came down upon the carcasses, 
and Abram drove them away. 

1 2 And when the sun was going 
down, ^a deep sleep fell upon 
Abram ; and, lo, a horror of great 
darkness fell upon him. 13 And 

" Or, let there be nothing for me; only that Jtc, 

7 Or, thy retoard shall be exceeding great 

8 Or, go hence 



12 



15.14 



GEKESIS 



17.6 



Sarai and Hagar. Expulsion of llagar. Birth of Islimael. Covenant of Circumcision 



he said unto Abram, Know of a 
surety that "thy seed shall be 
sojourners in a land that is not 
theirs, and * shall serve them ; and 
they shall afflict them " four hun- 
dred years ; 14 and also that na- 
tion, whom they shall serve, will I 
judge : and afterward shall they 
come out "^with great substance. 
15 But "thou shalt go to thy fath- 
ers in peace ; thou shalt be buried 
in a good old age, 16 And in -^the 
fourth generation they shall come 
hither again : for ^ the iniquity 
of the Amorite is not yet full. 
1 7 And it came to pass, that, when 
the sun went down, and it was 
dark, behold, a smoking furnace, 
and a flaming torch that ''passed 
between these pieces. 18 In that 
day Jehovah made a covenant with 
Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have 
I given this land, from Hhe river 
of Egypt unto the great river, the 
river Euphrates: 19 *the Kenite, 
and the Kenizzite, and the Kad- 
monite, 20 and the Hittite, and 
the Perizzite, and the Rephaim, 
21 and the Amorite, and the 
Canaanite, and the Girgashite, 
and the Jebusite. 
-j /^ Now ' Sarai, Abram's wife, 
JL yj bare him no children : and 
she had a handmaid, '" an Egyptian, 
whose name was Hagar. 2 And 
Sarai said unto Abram, Behold 
now, Jehovah hath restrained me 
from bearing ; "go in, I pray thee, 
unto my handmaid ; it may be that 
I shall ^obtain children by her. 
And Abram hearkened to the voice 
of Sarai. 3 And Sarai, Abram's 
wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, 
her handmaid, after Abram had 
dwelt "ten years in the land of 
Canaan, and gave her to Abram 
her husband to be his wife. 4 And 
he went in unto Hagar, and she 
conceived : and when she saw that 
she had conceived, her mistress was 
despised in her eyes. 5 And Sarai 
said unto Abram, ^^My wrong be 
upon thee : I gave my handmaid 
into thy bosom ; and when she saw 
that she had conceived, I was 
despised in her eyes : ^ Jehovah 
judge between me and thee. 6 But 
Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, 
''thy maid is in thy hand; do to 
her that which is good in thine 
eyes. And Sarai dealt hardly with 
her, and she fled from her face. 
7 And 'the angel of Jehovah 

1 Heb. be budded by her. 



"■ Acts 7. 6, 

17 
b Dt. 5. 15 
<^ Gal. 3. 17 ; 

Ex. 12. 40 
d Ex. 12. 32- 

38 
« ch. 25. 8 ; 

47. 30 
/ver. 13 
s' Lev. 18. 

24-28 
><■ Jer. 34. 18, 

19 
i Ex. 23. 31 ; 

Num. 34. 

1-16 ; Dt. 

1. 7, 8 
fc Ex. 3. 17 ; 

23. 28 ; 

Josh. 21. 

43 ; 24. 11 
I ch. 11. 30 
'"• ch. 12. 16 
" ch. 30. 3, 4, 

9, 10 
" ch. 12. 4 
P Jer. 51. 35 
1 ch. 31. 53 
^ ver. 9 
* ch. 21. 17, 

18; 22. 11, 

16; 31. 11 



« ch. 20. 1 
" ch. 3. 9 ; 1 

K. 19. 9, 13 
^ ch. 17. 20 
^ Ex. 3. 7, 9 
y Job 24. 5 ; 

39. 6-8 
^ ch. 25. 18 
" ch. 32. 30 



* ch. 14. 7 



ch. 



d ch. 12. 7 ; 

18. 1 
« ch. 28. 3 ; 

36. 11 
/ ch. 6. 9 ; 

Dt. 18. 13 
^ ch. 15. 18 
h ch. 13. 16 ; 

15. 6 
i ver. 17 ; 

ch. 18. 2 



fc ch. 35. 11 ; 

48. 19 



' Neh. 9. 7 
"» Rom. 4. 17 



found her by a fountain of water 
in the wilderness, by the fountain 
in the way to *Shur. 8 And he 
said, Hagar, Sarai's handmaid, 
*" whence camest thoul and whither 
goest thoul And she said, I am 
fleeing from the face of my mis- 
tress Sarai. 9 And the angel of 
Jehovah said unto her. Return to 
thy mistress, and submit thyself 
under her hands. 10 And the 
angel of Jehovah said unto her, 
" I will greatly multiply thy seed, 
that it shall not be numbered 
for multitude. 11 And the angel 
of Jehovah said unto her. Be- 
hold, thou art with child, and 
shalt bear a son ; and thou shalt 
call his name ^Ishmael, because 
^ Jehovah hath heard thy affliction. 
1 2 And he shall he as a, ^ wild ass 
among men ; his hand shall be 
against every man, and every 
man's hand against him; and he 
shall dwell ^"^over against all his 
brethren. 13 And she called the 
name of Jehovah that spake unto 
her, ^ " Thou art ^ a God that seeth : 
for she said. Have I even here 
looked after him that seeth me? 
14 Wherefore the well was called 
^ Beer-lahai-roi ; behold, it is be- 
tween * Kadesh and Bered. 

15 And Hagar bare Abram a 
son : and Abram called the name 
of his son, whom Hagar bare, Isli- 
mael. 16 And Abram was ''four- 
score and six years old, when Hagar 
bare Ishmael to Abram. 
-i ^ And when Abram was 
X I ninety years old and nine, 
'^ Jehovah appeared to Abram, and 
said unto him, I am ^God * Al- 
mighty; walk before me, and be 
thou -^perfect. 2 And I will make 
my ^covenant between me and 
thee, and will ''multiply thee ex- 
ceedingly. 3 And Abram 'fell on 
his face: and God talked with 
him, saying, 4 As for me, behold, 
my covenant is with thee, and 
thou shalt be the father of a ^mul- 
titude of nations. 5 Neither shall 
thy name any more be called 
^ Abram, but 'thy name shall be 
^ Abraham ; for '" the father of a 
multitude of nations have I made 
thee. 6 And I will make thee ex- 
ceeding fruitful, and I will make 

2 That is, God heareth. 3 Or, to the east of 
* Or, Thmi God seest me 

5 Heb. £1 roi, that is, God of seeing. 

6 That is, TJie well of the living one who seeth 
me. 7 Heb. El Shaddai. 

8 That is, exalted father. 

9 That is, father of a multitude. 



13 



17. 



GENESIS 



las 



Covenant of Circumcision. Birth of Isaac promised. Abraham's Honsehold circnmcised. Three Angels \isit Abraham 



nations of thee, and "kings shall 
come out of thee. 7 And I will 
establish my covenant between me 
and thee and thy seed after thee 
throughout their generations for 
an * everlasting covenant, Ho be a 
God unto thee and '^to thy seed 
after thee. 8 And ""I will give 
unto thee, and to thy seed after 
thee, the land of thy sojournings, 
all the land of Canaan, for an ever- 
lasting possession ; and I will be 
their God. 

9 And God said unto Abraham, 
And as for thee, ^ thou shalt keep 
my covenant, thou, and thy seed 
after thee throughout their gen- 
erations. 10^ This is my covenant, 
which ye shall keep, between me 
and you and thy seed after thee : 
every male among you shall be 
circumcised. 11 And ''ye shall be 
circumcised in the flesh of your 
foreskin ; and it shall be a token 
of a covenant betwixt me and you. 
12 And he that is * eight days old 
shall be circumcised among you, 
every male throughout your gen- 
erations, he that is born in the 
house, or bought with money of 
any foreigner that is not of thy 
seed. 13 He that is born in thy 
house, and he ^ that is bought with 
thy money, must needs be circum- 
cised : and my covenant shall be 
in your flesh for an everlasting 
covenant. 14 And the uncircum- 
cised male who is not circumcised 
in the flesh of his foreskin, that 
soul shall be cut off from his peo- 
ple ; he hath broken my covenant. 

15 And God said unto Abraham, 
As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt 
not call her name Sarai, but ^ Sarah 
shall her name be. 1 6 And I will 
bless her, and moreover I will give 
thee ' a son of her : yea, I will bless 
her, and she shall be a 7nother of 
nations ; "" kings of peoples shall be 
of her.. 17 Then Abraham "fell 
upon his face, and laughed, and 
said in his heart. Shall a child be 
born unto him that is a hundred 
years old % and shall Sarah, that is 
ninety years old, bearl 18 And 
Abraham said unto God, Oh that 
Ishmael might live before thee ! 
19 And God said, Nay, but Sarah 
thy wife shall bear thee " a son ; 
and thou shalt call his name 
^ Isaac : and ^ I will establish my 
covenant with him for an everlast- 

1 That is. Princess. 

2 From the Heb. word meaning to laugh. 



" ver. 16 ; ch. 

35. n 

'' ver. 13, 19 ; 

Ps. 105. 9, 

10 
''Lev. 11. 45; 

26. 12, 46 
d Gal. 3. 16 
« ch. 12. 7 ; 

13. 16, 17 
/Ex. 19. 5 
^ Jn. 7. 22 ; 

Acts 7. 8 
h Ex. 12. 48 ; 

Dt. 10. 16 
' Lev. 12. 3 
k Ex. 12. 44 
' ch. 18. 10 
"' ver. 6 ; ch. 

36. 31 
" ver. 3 

° ver. 16 ; 

ch. 21. 2 

P ch. 26. 2-5 



1 ch. 16. 10 
'■ ch. 2.5. 16 
* ver. 19 ; ch. 

18. 10, 14 
« ch. 18. 33 ; 

35. 13 
" ch. 14. 14 
^ Rom. 4. 11 

^ ch. 16. 16 



^ch. 12. 7; 

17. 1 
* ch. 13. 18 ; 

14. 13 



" ver. 16, 22 ; 
ch. 32. 24 ; 
Josh. 6. 13; 
Judg. 13. 
6-11 



6 ch. 19. 2 ; 

24. 32 ; 43. 

24 
•^ Judg. 6. 18. 

19 ; 13. 15, 16 



ing covenant for his seed after 
him. 20 And as for Ishmael, I 
have heard thee : behold, I have 
blessed him, and «will make him 
fruitful, and will multiply him ex- 
ceedingly ; '■ twelve princes shall 
he beget, and I will make him a 
great nation. 21 But my cove- 
nant will I establish with "Isaac, 
whom Sarah shall bear unto thee 
at this set time in the next year. 

22 And he left oif talking with 
him, and 'God went up from 
Abraham. 23 And Abraham took 
Ishmael his son, and all that were 
"born in his house, and all that 
were bought with his money, every 
male among the men of Abraham's 
house, and circumcised the flesh of 
their foreskin in the selfsame day, 
as God had said unto him. 24 And 
Abraham was ninety years old and 
nine, when " he was circumcised in 
the flesh of his foreskin. 25 And 
■* Ishmael his son was thirteen years 
old, when he was circumcised in 
the flesh of his foreskin. 26 In 
the selfsame day was Abraham 
circumcised, and Ishmael his son. 
27 And all the men of his house, 
those born in the house, and those 
bought with money of a foreigner, 
were circumcised with him. 
--J O And ^Jehovah appeared 
JLO unto him by the ^^oaks of 
Mamre, as he sat in the tent door 
in the heat of the day ; 2 and he 
lifted up his eyes and looked, and, 
lo, three "men stood over against 
him : and when he saw them, he 
ran to meet them from the tent 
door, and bowed himself to the 
earth, 3 and said, ^ ^ly lord, if now 
I have found favor in thy sight, 
pass not awaj^ I pray thee, from 
thy servant: 4 let now a little 
water be fetched, and ''wash your 
feet, and rest yourselves under the 
tree : 5 and "^ I will fetch a morsel 
of bread, and strengthen ye your 
heart ; after that ye shall pass on : 
^ forasmuch as ye are come to your 
servant. And they said, So do, as 
thou hast said. 6 And Abraham 
hastened into the tent unto Sarah, 
and said. Make ready quickly three 
measures of fine meal, knead it, 
and make cakes. 7 And Abraham 
ran unto the herd, and fetched a 
calf tender and good, and gave it 
unto the servant : and he hasted 
to dress it. 8 And he took butter, 

8 Or, terebinths * Or, Lord 

5 Or, /or there/ore 



14 



18.9 



GENESIS 



19.3 



Promise of a Son renewed. The Doom of Sodom. Abraham's Intercession. The Angels visit Sodom 



and milk, and the calf which he 
had dressed, and set it before them ; 
and he stood by them under the 
tree, and they did eat. 

9 And they said unto him. Where 
is Sarah thy wife"? And he said, 
Behold, in the tent. 10 And he 
said, "I will certainly return unto 
thee when the season ^ cometh 
round ; and, lo, Sarah thy wife 
shall have a son. And Sarah heard 
in the tent door, which was behind 
him. 11 Now '' Abraham and Sarah 
were old, and well stricken in age ; 
it had ceased to be with Sarah 
after the manner of women. 1 2 And 
Sarah laughed within herself, say- 
ing. After I am waxed old shall I 
have pleasure, my "lord being old 
also'? 13 And Jehovah said unto 
Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah 
laugh, saying. Shall I of a surety 
bear a child, who am old*? 14 "^Is 
anything too '^hard for Jehovah *? 
At the ''set time I will return unto 
thee, when the season ^cometh 
round, and Sarah shall have a son. 
15 Then Sarah denied, saying, I 
laughed not ; for she was afraid. 
And he said. Nay ; but thou didst 
laugh. 

16 And ■'"the men rose up from 
thence, and looked toward Sodom : 
and Abraham went with them to 
bring them on the wa5^ 17 And 
•'Jehovah said. Shall I hide from 
Abraham that which ^I do; 18 
seeing that Abraham shall surely 
become a great and mighty nation, 
and 'all the nations of the earth 
shall be blessed in him % 19 For I 
have ^ known him, to the end that 
he may command his children and 
his household after him, ' that they 
may keep the way of Jehovah, to 
do righteousness and justice; to 
the end that Jehovah may bring 
upon Abraham '"that which he 
hath spoken of him. 20 And Je- 
hovah said, ^"Because the cry of 
Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and 
^ because their sin is very grievous ; 
21 "I will go down now, and see 
whether they have done altogether 
according to the cry of it, which 
is come unto me ; and if not, I will 
know. 

22 And the ^men turned from 
thence, and went toward Sodom : 
but Abraham stood yet before '^ Je- 
hovah. 23 And Abraham drew 
near, and said, '"Wilt thou consume 

1 Heb. liveth, or, reviveth. 2 Or, wonderful 
3 Or, Verily 



° Rom. 9. 9 
b ch. 17. 17 
" 1 Pet. 3. 6 
d Jer. 32. 17, 

27 
* ver. 10 ; ch. 

17. 21 
/ver. 2, 22; 

ch. 19. 1 
^ ver. 22, 26, 

33 
'>' ver. 21 ; ch. 

19.24 
' Gal. 3. 8 
fc Neh. 9. 7 ; 

Amos 3. 2 
t ch. 17. 9 
"' ch. 12. 3, 3 
" ch. 19. 13 ; 

Ezek. 16. 

49, 50 
"ch. 11. 5; 

Ex. 3. 8 
^ ver. ]6;ch. 

19. 1 
3 ver. 17 
*■ Ex. 23. 7 



1. IG, 



•Dt. 

17 
« Dt. 32. 4 
" ch. 3. 19 ; 

Job 30. 10': 

42. 6 



Ex. 32. 22 



ch. 17. 22 ; 
35. 13 



y ch. 18. 22 



ch. 18. 2-5 



" ch. 18. 6- 

15 



the righteous with the wicked "? 
24 Perad venture there are fifty 
righteous within the city : wilt 
thou consume and not spare the 
place for the fifty righteous that 
are therein *? 25 That be far from 
thee to do after this manner, to 
slay the righteous with the wicked, 
that so * the righteous should be as 
the wicked ; that be far from thee : 
shall not * the Judge of all the earth 
do right •? 26 And Jehovah said, 
If I find in Sodom fifty righteous 
within the city, then I will spare 
all the place for their sake. 2 7 And 
Abraham answered and said. Be- 
hold now, I have taken upon me to 
speak unto the Lord, " who am but 
dust and ashes : 28 peradventure 
there shall lack five of the fifty 
righteous : wilt thou destroy all 
the city for lack of five 1 And he 
said, I will not destroy it, if I find 
there forty and five. 29 And he 
spake unto him yet again, and 
said, Peradventure there shall be 
forty found there. And he said, 
I will not do it for the forty's sake. 

30 And he said, "Oh let not the 
Lord be angry, and I will speak : 
peradventure there shall thirty be 
found there. And he said, I will 
not do it, if I find thirty there. 

31 And he said, Behold now, I 
have taken upon me to speak unto 
the Lord : peradventure there shall 
be twenty found there. And he 
said, I will not destroy it for the 
twenty's sake. 32 And he said. 
Oh let not the Lord be angry, and 
I will speak yet but this once : 
peradventure ten shall be found 
there. And he said, I will not de- 
stroy it for the ten's sake. 33 And 
^Jehovah went his Avay, as soon as 
he had left ofi" communing with 
Abraham : and Abraham returned 
unto his place. 

-^ (^ And the ^ two angels came 
X «jf to Sodom at even ; and Lot 
sat in the gate of Sodom : and 
'Lot saw them, and rose up to 
meet them ; and he bowed himself 
with his face to the earth ; 2 and 
he said. Behold now, my lords, 
turn aside, I pray you, into your 
servant's house, and tarry all 
night, and wash your feet, and ye 
shall rise up early, and go on your 
way. And they said, Nay ; but we 
will abide in the street all night. 
3 And he urged them greatly ; and 
they turned in unto him, and en- 
tered into his house ; "" and he made 



y3.4 



GENESIS 

Wickedness of the Hen of Sodom. Lot delivered. Cities of the Plain destroyed 



19. 30 



them a feast, and did bake unleav- 
ened bread, and they did eat. 4 But 
before they lay down, " the men of 
the city, even the men of Sodom, 
compassed the house round, both 
young and old, all the people from 
every quarter ; 5 and they called 
unto Lot, and said unto him, 

* Where are the men that came in 
to thee this night 1 bring them out 
unto us, that we may know them. 
G And Lot went out unto them to 
the door, and shut the door after 
him. 7 And he said, I pray you, 
my brethren, do not so wickedly. 
8 Behold now, " I have two daugh- 
ters that have not known man ; let 
me, I pray you, bring them out 
unto you, and do ye to them as is 
good in your eyes: only unto these 
men do nothing, ^forasmuch as 
they are come under the shadow of 
my roof. 9 And they said, Stand 
back. And they said. This one 
fellow came in to sojourn, and '^ he 
will needs be a judge : now will we 
deal worse with thee, than with 
them. And they pressed sore ujjon 
the man, even Lot, and drew near 
to break the door. 10 But ^the 
men put forth their hand, and 
brought Lot into the house to them, 
and shut to the door. 1 1 And ^ they 
smote the men that were at the 
door of the house with blindness, 
both small and great, so that they 
wearied themselves to find the 
door. 

12 And the men said unto Lot, 
jHast thou here any besides'? son- 
in-law, and thy sons, and thy 
daughters, and whomsoever thou 
hast in the city, bring them out of 
the place: 13 for we will destroy 
this place, because ^the cry of 
them is waxed great before Jeho- 
vah ; and ''Jehovah hath sent us 
to destroy it. 14 And Lot went 
out, and spake unto his sons-in-law, 
who ^married his daughters, and 
said, LTp, get you out of this place ; 
for Jehovah will destroy the city. 

* But he seemed unto his sons-in-law 
as one that mocked. 15 And when 
the morning arose, then the angels 
hastened Lot, saying. Arise, take 
thy wife, and thy two daughters 
that are here, lest thou be consumed 
in the ^iniquity of the city. 16 
But he lingered; and the men 

* laid hold upon his hand, and upon 
the hand of his wife, and upon 

I Or, for therefore 2 Or, v^ere to marry 
3 Or, punishment 



" ch. 13. 13 ; 

ch. 18. 20 
I' Judg. 19. 

22; Lev. 

18. 22 
" Judg. 19. 

24 
d Ex. 2. 14 
" ver. 1 
/Dt. 28. 28, 

29; Acta 

13. 11 
'J ch. 18. 20 
/' Lev. 26. 30- 

33 ; Dt. 4. 

2(5; 28.45 
i Jer. 43. 1, 2 
fc Dt. 5. 15 ; 

6. 21 ; 7. 8 



' Jer. 48. 6 
" ver. 26 
" ch. 13. 10 
« ch. 14. 10 



P Lk. 17. 29 ; 
Jude7 



9 Dt. 29. 23 ; 
Is. 13. 19; 
Lam. 4. fi ; 
2 Pet. 2. C 



ver. 17 ; 
Lk. 17. 32 



ch. 18. 22 



« Rev. 9. 2 



« Dt. 7. 8 ; 

9. 5, 27 
" 2 Pet. 2. 7 



the hand of his two daughter's, 
Jehovah being merciful unto him : 
and they brought him forth, and 
set him without the city. 1 7 And 
it came to pass, when they had 
brought them forth abroad, that 
he said, ^ Escape for thy life ; "" look 
not behind thee, neither stay thou 
in all the " Plain ; escape to " the 
mountain, lest thou be consumed. 
18 And Lot said unto them, Oh, 
not so, "* my lord : 1 9 behold now, 
thy servant hath found favor in 
thy sight, and thou hast magnified 
thy lovingkindness, which thou 
hast showed unto me in saving my 
life; and I cannot escape to the 
mountain, lest ^evil overtake me, 
and I die : 20 behold now, this 
city is near to flee unto, and it is 
a little one. Oh let me escape 
thither (is it not a little one ?), and 
my soul shall live. 21 And he said 
unto him. See, I have accepted 
thee concerning this thing also, 
that I will not overthrow the city 
of which thou hast spoken. 22 
Haste thee, escape thither; for I 
cannot do anything till thou be 
come thither. Therefore the name 
of the city was called ^ Zoar. 

23 The sun was risen upon the 
earth when Lot came unto Zoar. 
24 Then Jehovah ^rained upon 
Sodom and upon Gomorrah brim- 
stone and fire from Jehovah out of 
heaven ; 25 and *he overthrew 
those cities, and all the Plain, and 
all the inhabitants of the cities, 
and that which grew upon the 

f round, 26 But his wife '"looked 
ack from behind him, and she be- 
came a pillar of salt. 27 And 
Abraham gat up early in the morn- 
ing to Hhe place where he had 
stood before Jehovah : 28 and he 
looked toward Sodom and Gomor- 
rah, and toward all the land of the 
Plain, and beheld, and, lo, Hhe 
smoke of the land Avent up as 
the smoke of a furnace. 

29 And it came to pass, when 
God destroyed the cities of the 
Plain, that ''God remembered Abra- 
ham, and *'sent Lot out of the 
midst of the overthrow, when he 
overthrew the cities in which Lot 
dwelt. 

30 And Lot went up out of Zoar, 
and dwelt in the mountain, and 
his two daughters with him ; for 
he feared to dwell in Zoar : and he 

* Or, Lord ^ Or, the evil 

•i That is, Little. See ver. 20 ; ch. 14. 8. 



16 



19.31 



GENESIS 



21.2 



Birth of Moab and r.en-amini. Abraham in fierar. He deceives Abimelcdi. Isaac born 



dwelt in a cave, he arid ^ his two 
daughters. 31 And the first-born 
said unto the younger, Our father 
is old, and there is not a man in 
the earth to come in unto us after 
the manner of all the earth: 32 
come, let us make our father drink 
wine, and we will lie with him, 
that we may preserve seed of our 
father. 33 And they made their 
father drink wine that night : and 
the first-born went in, and lay 
with her father ; and he knew not 
when she lay down, nor when she 
arose. 34 And it came to pass on 
the morrow, that the first-born 
said unto the younger. Behold, I 
lay yesternight with my father : 
let us make him drink wine this 
night also ; and go thou in, and lie 
with him, that we may preserve 
seed of our father. 35 iVnd they 
made their father drink wine that 
night also : and the younger arose, 
and lay with him ; and he knew 
not when she lay down, nor when 
she arose. 36 Thus were both the 
daughters of Lot with child by 
their father. 37 And the first-born 
bare a son, and called his name 
* Moab : the same is the father of 
the Moabites unto this day. 38 
And the younger, she also bare a 
son, and called his name Ben- 
ammi : the same is the father of 
the children of * Ammon unto this 
day. 

O/^ And Abraham journeyed 
ii-^V/ from ''thence toward the 
land of '^ the South, and dwelt be- 
tween Kadesh and Shur ; and he 
sojourned in ""■ Gerar. 2 And Abra- 
ham said of Sarah his wife, -^She 
is my sister : and ■' Abimelech king 
of Gerar sent, and took Sarah. 
3 ''But God came to Abimelech 
in a dream of the night, and said 
to him. Behold, thou art but a 
dead man, because of the woman 
whom thou hast taken ; for she is 
a man's wife. 4 Now Abimelech 
had not come near her : and he 
said, Lord, wilt thou slay even a 
righteous nation'? 5 Said he not 
himself unto rae. She is my sister 1 
and she, even *she herself said, 
He is my brother : in ^' the integrity 
of my heart and the innocency of 
my hands have I done this. 6 And 
God said unto him in the dream. 
Yea, I know that in the integrity 
of thy heart thou hast done this, 
and I also withheld thee from sin- 
ning against me : therefore sufifered 
2 



" Dt. 2. 9 
. b Dt. 2. 19 
" ch. 18. 1 
d ch. 12. 9 
" ch. 26. 1, G 
/ver. 12;ch. 

12. 13 
^ ch. 12. 15 
'' ch. 12. 17, 18 
i ver. 13 
*; 1 K. 9. 4 ; 

Ps. 7. 8 ; 

26. 6 



1 1 Sam. 7. 5 ; 

Job 42. 8 
'" ch. 12. 18 



ch. 12. 12; 

26. 7 



" ver. 5 
P ch. 12. 16 



9ch. 



Num. 12. 
13 ; 21. 7 



' ch. 12. 17 



t ch. 17. le, 
21; 18.10,14 



" Gal. 4. 22 ; 
Heb. 11. 11 



' ch. 17. 21 
IS. 10, 14 



I thee not to touch her. 7 Now 
therefore restore the man's wife ; 
for * he is a prophet, and he shall 
pray for thee, and thou shalt live : 
and if thou restore her not, know 
thou that thou shalt surely die, 
thou, and all that are thine. 

8 And Abimelech rose early in 
the morning, and called all his 
servants, and told all these things 
in their ears : and the men were 
sore afraid. 9 "'Then Abimelech 
called Abraham, and said unto 
him. What hast thou done unto usl 
and wherein have I sinned against 
thee, that thou hast brought on me 
and on my kingdom a great sin*? 
thou hast clone deeds unto me that 
ought not to be done. 10 And 
Abimelech said unto Abraham, 
What sawest thou, that thou hast 
done this thing'? 11 And Abraham 
said. Because 1 thought. Surely the 
fear of God is not in this place ; 
and "they will slay me for my 
wife's sake. 1 2 And moreover she 
is indeed my sister, the daughter 
of my father, but not the daugh- 
ter of my mother ; and she became 
my wife: 13 and it came to pass, 
when God caused me to wander 
from my father's house, that I said 
unto her. This is thy kindness 
which thou shalt show unto me : 
at every place whither we shall 
come, " say of me. He is my brother. 
14 And ^'Abimelech took sheep 
and oxen, and men-servants and 
women-servants, and gave them 
unto Abraham, and restored him 
Sarah his wife. 1 5 And Abimelech 
said, « Behold, my land is before 
thee : dwell where it pleaseth thee. 

16 And unto Sarah he said, Behold, 
I have given thy brother a thou- 
sand pieces of silver : behold, ^ it is 
for thee a covering of the eyes to 
all that are with thee ; and ^ in 
respect of all thou art righted. 

17 And ''Abraham prayed unto 
God : and God healed Abimelech, 
and his wife, and his maid-ser- 
vants ; and they bare children. 

18 *For Jehovah had fast closed 
up all the wombs of the house of 
Aoimelech, because of Sarah, Abra- 
ham's wife. 

r> ^ * And Jehovah visited 
w JL Sarah as he had said, and 
Jehovah did unto Sarah as he had 
spoken. 2 "And Sarah conceived, 
and bare Abraham a son in his old 
age, at " the set time of which God 

1 Or, he 2 Or, before all men 



17 



21.3 



GENESIS 



22.1 



Isaac born. Hagar and Ishmael sent away. The Covenant of Beer-sheba 



Iiad spoken to him. 3 And Abra- 
ham called the name of his son 
that was born unto him, whom 
Sarah bare to him, * Isaac. 4 And 
Abraham circumcised his son Isaac 
when he was * eight days old, as 
God had commanded him. 5 And 
Abraham was ""a hundred years 
old, when his son Isaac was born 
unto him. 6 And Sarah said, God 
hath ^ made me to '^ laugh ; every 
one that heareth will laugh with 
me. 7 And she said, ^ Who would 
have said unto Abraham, that 
Sarah should give children suck? 
for I have borne him a son in his 
old age. 

8 And the child grew, and Avas 
weaned : and Abraham made a 
great feast on the day that Isaac 
was weaned. 9 And Sarah saw 
^the son of Hagar the Egyptian, 
whom she had borne unto Abra- 
ham, -mocking. 10 Wherefore she 
said unto Abraham, ^ Cast out this 
handmaid and her son : for the 
son of this handmaid shall not be 
heir with my son, even with Isaac. 
1 1 ''And the thing was very griev- 
ous in Abraham's sight on account 
of his son. 1 2 And God said unto 
Abraham, Let it not be grievous in 
thy sight because of the lad, and 
because of thy handmaid ; in all 
that Sarah saith unto thee, hearken 
unto her voice ; for ' in Isaac shall 
thy seed be called. 13 And also of 
''the son of the handmaid will I 
make a nation, because he is thy 
seed. 14 And Abraham rose up 
early in the morning, and took 
bread and a ^ bottle of water, and 
gave it unto Hagar, putting it on 
her shoulder, and gave her the 
child, and sent her away : and she 
departed, and wandered in the 
wilderness of ' Beer-sheba. 1 5 And 
the water in the bottle was spent, 
and she cast the child under one of 
the shrubs. 1 6 And she went, and 
sat her down oyer against him a 
good way off, as it were a bowshot : 
for she said. Let me not look upon 
the death of the child. And she 
sat over against him, and '"lifted 
up her voice, and wept. 17 And 
God " heard the voice of the lad ; 
and the angel of God called to 
Hagar out of heaven, and said unto 
her. What aileth thee. Hagar? 
• fear not ; for God hath heard the 
voice of the lad where he is. 

1 Or, t)repared laughter for mc 

- Or, playing 3 Or, skin 



" ch. 17. 19, 

21 
b ch. 17. 12 ; 

Acts 7. 8 
" ch. 17. 17 
d ch. 18. 13 ; 

Is. 54. 1 
" ch. 18. 13 
/ch. 16. 16 
s' Gal. 4. 30 
h ch. 17. 18 
i Rom. 9. 7 ; 

Heb. 11. 18 
fc ver. 18 ; ch. 

16. 10; 25. 

12-18 
' ver. 31 
"^ Jer. 6. 26 ; 

Am. 8. 10 
" Ex. 3. 7 ; 

Dt. 26. 7 ; 

Ps. 6. 8 
° ch. 26. 24 



P ver. 13 ; ch. 

16. 10 ; 25. 

12 
9 ch. 16. 7, 14 
*" ch. 28. 15 ; 

39. 2, 3, 21 
* ch. 25. 18 
t eh. 20. 14 ; 

2G. 26 
'" ch. 26. 28 



ch. 26. 15, 
18, 20-22 



^ ch. 26. 31 



y ver. 14 ; ch. 



' ch. 12. 8 

" Ex. 15. 18 ; 

Dt. 32. 40 ; 

Ps. 90. 2 ; 

Is. 40. 28 ; 

Jer. 10. 10 
6 ch. 22. 19 



•^Dt. 



8. 2, 16 



18 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold 
him in thy hand ; ^for I will make 
him a great nation. 19 And God 
opened her eyes, and she saw «a 
well of water ; and she went, and 
filled the bottle with water, and 
gave the lad drink. 20 And "" God 
was with the lad, and he grew ; and 
he dwelt in the wilderness, and 
became, as he grew up, an archer. 
21 And *he dwelt in the wilder- 
ness of Paran : and his mother took 
him a wife out of the land of Egypt. 
_ 22 And it came to pass at that 
time, that ^Abimelech and Phicol 
the captain of his host spake unto 
Abraham, saying, "God is with thee 
in all that thou doest : 23 now 
therefore swear unto me here by 
God that thou wilt not deal falsely 
with me, nor with *my son, nor 
with my son's son : but according 
to the kindness that I have done 
unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, 
and to the land wherein thou hast 
sojourned. 24 And Abraham said, 
I will swear. 25 And Abraham 
reproved Abimelech because of the 
well of water, which Abimelech's 
servants "had violently taken 
away. 26 And Abimelech said, 1 
know not who hath done this thing : 
neither didst thou tell me, neither 
yet heard I of it, but to-day. 27 
And Abraham took sheep and oxen, 
and gave them unto Abimelech ; 
and *they two made a covenant. 

28 And Abraham set seven ewe 
lambs of the flock by themselves. 

29 And Abimelech said unto Abra- 
ham, What mean these seven ewe 
lambs which thou hast set by them- 
selves? 30 And he said. These 
seven ewe lambs shalt thou take of 
my hand, that it may be a witness 
unto me, that I have digged this 
well. 31 Wherefore he called that 
place ^ Beer-sheba ; because there 
they sv^are both of them. 32 So 
they made a covenant at Beer- 
sheba : and Abimelech rose up, and 
Phicol the captain of his host, and 
they returned into the land of 
the Philistines. 33 And Abraham 
planted a tamarisk tree in Beer- 
sheba, and ^called there on the 
name of Jehovah, the " Everlasting 
God. 34 And Abraham sojourned 
''in the land of the Philistines many 
days. 

r) r) And it came to pass after 
^w these things, that ''God did 
Xjrove Abraham, and said unto him, 

* Or, my offspring, nor with my posterity 



18 



22.2 



GENESIS 



23.8 



Abraham tempted to offer Isaac. STalior's Family. The Death of Sarah 



" Abraham ; and he said, Here am 
I. 2 And he said, Take now *thy 
son, thine only son, whom thou lov- 
est, even Isaac, and get thee into 
the land of " Moriah ; and offer him 
there for a '^burnt-ofiering upon one 
of the mountains which I will tell 
thee of. 3 And Abraham rose early 
in the morning, and saddled his 
ass, and took two of his young men 
with him, and Isaac his son ; and 
he clave the wood for the burnt- 
offering, and rose up, and went 
unto the place of which God had 
told him. 4 On the third day 
Abraham lifted up his eyes, and 
saw the place afar off. 5 And 
Abraham said unto his young men, 
Abide ye here with the ass, and I 
and the lad will go yonder ; and we 
will worship, and come again to 
you. 6 And Abraham took the 
wood of the burnt-offering, and 
^ laid it upon Isaac his son ; and he 
took in his hand the fire and the 
knife ; and they went both of them 
together. 7 And Isaac spake unto 
Abraham his father, and said. My 
father : and he said. Here am I, my 
son. And he said, Behold, the fire 
and the wood : but where is the 
•^lamb for a burnt-offering 1 8 And 
Abraham said, God will ^provide 
himself the lamb for a burnt-offer- 
ing, my son : so they went both of 
them together. 

9^ And they came to ^ the place 
which God had told him of ; and 
Abraham built ''the altar there, 
and laid the wood in order, and 
bound Isaac his son, and 'laid 
him on the altar, upon the wood. 
10 And Abraham stretched forth 
his hand, and took the knife to 
slay his son. 11 And '^the angel 
of Jehovah called unto him out of 
heaven, and said, Abraham, Abra- 
ham : and he said. Here am I. 
12 And he said. Lay not thy hand 
upon the lad, neither do thou any- 
thing unto him ; for now I know 
that thou fearest God, seeing thou 
hast not withheld Hhy son, thine 
only son, from me. 13 And Abra- 
ham lifted up his eyes, and looked, 
and, behold, behind him a ram 
caught in the thicket by his horns : 
and x\braham went and took the 
ram, and offered him up for a burnt- 
offering in the stead of his son. 
14 And Abraham called the name 
of that place '^ Jehovah-jireh : as it 

1 Heb. sfefor himself. 

2 That is, Jehovah will see, or provide. 



"■ ver. 11 
6 ver. 12, 16 ; 

Jn. 3. 16 ; 

1 Jn. 4. 9 

" 2 Chr. 3. 1 
d ch. 8. 20 
« Jn. 19. 17 
/ Ex. 29. 38- 

42; Jn. 1. 

29, 30 ; Rev. 

13. 8 
c ver. 2 
h ch. 12. 7, 8 ; 

13. 18 
i Heb. 11. 

17-19 
fe ch. 16. 7- 

11 ; 21. 17, 

18 
' ver. 2, 16 



'"■ ver. 7 

'' Heb. 6. 13, 

14 
" ch. 15. 5 ; 

20. 4 
P ch. 32. 12 
5 ch. 24. 60 
"• Gal. 3. 8, 

16 ; Acts 3. 

26 
* ch. 18. 19 
' ver. 5 



ch. 11. 29 



' ch. 24. 15 



'^ Josh. 14. 
15; 16. 13; 
21. 11 



y ch. 10. 15 ; 

15. 20 
^ Lev. 25. 23 ; 

1 Chr. 29. 

16 ; Ps. 39. 

12; Heb. 

11. 9, 13 



" ch. 14. 14 : 

20. 7 



is said to this day, In the mount 
of Jehovah ^'^it shall be provided. 
1 5 And the angel of Jehovah called 
unto Abraham a second time out of 
heaven, 16 and said, '^By myself 
have I sworn, saith Jehovah, be- 
cause thou hast done this thing, 
and hast not withheld thy son, 
thine only son, 17 that in blessing 
I will bless thee, and in multiply- 
ing I will multiply thy seed as the 
"stars of the heavens, and as ^ the 
sand which is upon the sea-shore ; 
and _* thy seed shall possess the gate 
of his enemies ; 18 and '' in thy seed 
shall all the nations of the earth 
^ be blessed ; because thou hast 
* obeyed my voice. 19 *So Abra- 
ham returned unto his young men, 
and they rose up and went together 
to Beer-sheba ; and Abraham dwelt 
at Beer-sheba. 

20 And it came to pass after 
these things, that it was told Abra- 
ham, saying. Behold,, "Milcah, she 
also hath borne children unto thy 
brother Nahor : 21 Uz his first- 
born, and Buz his brother, and 
Kemuel the father of Aram, 22 and 
Chesed, and Hazo, and Pildash, 
and Jidlaph, and Bethuel. 23 And 
Bethuel begat "" Bebekah : these 
eight did Milcah bear to Nahor, 
Abraham's brother. 24 And his 
concubine, whose name was Beu- 
mah, she also bare Tebah, and 
Gaham, and Tahash, and Maacah. 
O O And the life of Sarah was 
w O a hundred and seven and 
twenty years : these were the years 
of the life of Sarah, 2 And Sarah 
died in ^ Kiriath-arba (the same is 
Hebron), in the land of Canaan : 
and Abraham came to mourn for 
Sarah, and to weep for her. 3 And 
Abraham rose up from before his 
dead, and spake unto the children 
of ^ Heth, saying, 4 I am ' a stran- 
ger and a sojourner with you : give 
me a possession of a burying-place 
with you, that I may bury my dead 
out of my sight. 5 And the chil- 
dren of Heth answered Abraham, 
saying unto him, 6 Hear us, my 
lord ; thou art a " prince of God 
among us : in the choice of our 
sepulchres bury thy dead ; none of 
us shall withhold from thee his 
sepulchre, but that thou mayest 
bury thy dead. 7 And Abraham 
rose up, and bowed himself to the 
people of the land, even to the chil- 
dren of Heth. 8 And he communed 



Or, he shall be ; 



* Or, bless themselves 



19 



23.9 



GENESIS 



24.14 



Purchase of the Field of Machpelah. Burial of Sarah. Betrothal of Isaac and Rebekah 



with them, saying. If it be your 
mind that I should bury my dead 
out of my sight, hear me, and en- 
treat for me to '^Ephron the son 
of Zohar, 9 that he may give me 
the cave of jMaehpelah, which he 
hath, which is in the end of his 
field; for the full price let him 
give it to me in the midst of you 
for a possession of a burying-place. 

10 Now Ephron was sitting in the 
midst of the children of Heth : and 
Ephron the Hittite answered Abra- 
ham in the audience of the chil- 
dren of Heth, even * of all that went 
in at the gate of his city, saying, 

1 1 Nay, my lord, hear me : the 
field give I thee, and the cave that 
is therein, I give it thee; in the 
presence of the children of my peo- 
ple give I it thee: bury thv dead. 

12 And Abraham bowed himself 
down before the people of the land. 

13 And he spake unto Ephron in 
the audience of the people of the 
land, saying. But if thou wilt, I 
pray thee, hear me : I will give the 
price of the field ; take it of me, 
and I w-ill bury my dead there. 

14 And Ephron answered Abra- 
ham, saying unto him, 15 My lord, 
hearken unto me : a piece of land 
worth four hundred ''shekels of sil- 
ver, what is that betwixt me and 
thee'? bury therefore thy dead. 
16 And Abraham hearkened unto 
Ephron ; and Abraham "^ weighed 
to Ephron the silver which he had 
named in the audience of the chil- 
dren of Heth, four hundred shekels 
of silver, current tnoney with the 
merchant. 

1 7 So * the field of Ephron, which 
was in Machpelah, which was be- 
fore Mamre, the field, and the cave 
which was therein, and all the trees 
that were in the field, that w^ere in 
all the border thereof round about, 
were made sure 18 unto Abraham 
for a possession -^in the presence 
of the children of Heth, before all 
that went in at the gate of his 
city. 19 And after this, Abra- 
ham buried Sarah his wife in the 
cave of the field of Machpelah 
before Mamre (the same is Hebron), 
in the land of Canaan. 20 And 
the field, and the cave that 
is therein, were made sure unto 
Abraham for a possession of a 
burying-place by the children of 
Heth. 

^ A ^^d Abraham was old, 
^ Tl and well stricken in age : 



" ch. 25. 9 

b ver. 18 ; 
ch. 34. 20, 
24 ; Ruth 4. 

•^ Ex. .30. 13 
rf2 S. 14. 26; 

Jer. 32. 9 ; 

Zech. 11. 12 
« ch. 26. 9 ; 

49. 29, 30 ; 

60. 13 
/ver. 10 



'-> ver. 35 ; 

ch. 12. 2 
Z' ch. 47. 29 
i ch. 14. 19, 

22 
fc ch. 10. 18, 

19 ; 26. 34, 

35 ; 28. 1, 2, 

8 
' ch. 12. 1 ; 

Heb. 11. 15 



"" ver. 8 
" ver. 3 



°ch 


12. 7; 


13. 


15 : 


15. 


18 


Pch 


16.7; 


21. 


17 ; 22. 


11 


Ex. 23. 


20, 


23 


9 ver. 6 


*■ ver. 2 



* ver. 22, 53 



«ch.ll. 31,32 



" ver. 42 
^IS. 9. 11 

^ ver. 27, 42, 

48 
y ch. 27. 20 



and Jehovah had ^blessed Abra- 
ham in all things. 2 And Abra- 
ham said unto his servant, the 
elder of his house, that ruled over 
all that he had, ^ Put, I pray thee, 
thy hand under my thigh : 3 and 
I w^ill make thee swear by Jeho- 
vah, 'the God of heaven and the 
God of the earth, that thou wilt 
not take a wife' for my son of 
the daughters of ^ the Canaanites, 
among whom I dwell : 4 but thou 
shalt go unto ' my country, and to 
my kindred, and take a wife for 
my son Isaac. 5 And the servant 
said unto him, Peradventure the 
woman will not be willing to fol- 
low me unto this land : must I 
needs bring thy son again unto 
the land from whence thou cam- 
est^ 6 And Abraham said unto 
him, '" Beware thou that thou bring 
not my son thither again. 7 "Je- 
hovah, the God of heaven, who 
took me from my father's house, 
and from the land of my nativity, 
and who spake unto me, and who 
sware unto me, saj^ing, " Unto thy 
seed w^ill I give this land ; he will 
send -^his angel before thee, and 
thou shalt take a w^fe for my son 
from thence. 8 And if the woman 
be not willing to follow thee, then 
thou shalt be clear from this my 
oath ; ^ only thou shalt not bring 
my son thither again. 9 And the 
servant '"put his hand under the 
thigh of Abraham his master, and 
sware to him concerning this mat- 
ter. 

10 And the servant to9k ten 
camels, of the camels of his mas- 
ter, and departed, ^having *all 
goodly things of his master's in his 
hand : and he arose, and went to 
^Mesopotamia, unto Hhe city of 
Nahor. 1 1 And he made the cam- 
els to kneel down without the city 
by " the well of water at the time 
of evening, " the time that women 
go out to draw water. 1 2 And he 
said, ''O Jehovah, the God of my 
master Abraham, ^ send me, I pray 
thee, good speed this day, and 
show kindness unto my master 
Abraham. 1 3 Behold, ' I am stand- 
ing by the fountain of water ; and 
the daughters of the men of the 
city are coming out to draw water : 
14 and let it come to pass, that 
the damsel to whom I shall say, 

1 Or, for all the goods of his master were in his 
hand 

2 Heb. Aram-naharaim, that is, Aram of the 
two rivers. 



20 



24.15 



GENESIS 



24.43 



Betrothal of Isaac and Rcbekali 



Let down thy pitcher, I pray thee, 
that I may drink ; and she shall 
say. Drink, and 1 will give thy 
camels drink also : let the same be 
she that thou hast appointed for 
thy servant Isaac ; and thereby 
shall I know that thou hast 
showed kindness unto my master. 

15 And it came to pass, " before he 
had done speaking, that, behold, 
* Rebekah came out, who was born 
to Bethuel the son of Milcah, the 
wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother, 
with her pitcher upon her shoulder. 

1 6 And the damsel was *= very fair 
to look upon, a virgin, neither had 
any man known her : and she went 
down to the fountain, and filled 
her pitcher, and came up. 1 7 And 
the servant ran to meet her, and 
said, Give me to drink, I pray 
thee, a little water from thy 
pitcher. 18 And ''she said. Drink, 
my lord : and she hasted, and let 
down her pitcher upon her hand, 
and gave him drink. 19 Ana 
when she had done giving him 
drink, ^ she said, I will draw for thy 
camels also, until they have done 
drinking. 20 And she hasted, and 
emptied her pitcher into the 
trough, and ran again unto the 
well to draw, and drew for all his 
camels, 21 -^And the man looked 
stedfastly on her, holding his 

Eeace, to knoNv whether Jehovah 
ad made his journey prosperous 
or not. 22 And it came to pass, 
as the camels had done drinking, 
that the man took ^a golden ring 
of ^half a shekel weight, and two 
bracelets for her hands of ten 
shekels weight of gold, 23 and 
said. Whose daughter art thou'? 
tell me, I pray thee. Is there 
room in thy father's house for us 
to lodge in 1 24 And she said unto 
him, '* I am the daughter of Bethuel 
the son of Milcah, whom she bare 
unto Nahor. 25 She said more- 
over unto him. We have both 
straw and provender enough, and 
room to lodge in. 26 And the 
man 'bowed his head, and wor- 
shipped Jehovah. 27 And he said, 
■* Blessed be Jehovah, the God of 
my master Abraham, who hath 
not forsaken his lovingkindness 
and his truth toward my master : 
as for me, Mehovah hath led me 
in the way to the house of my mas- 
ter's brethren. 
28 And "*the damsel ran, and 
I Heb. a beka. See Ex. 38. 26. 



" ver. 46 
b ch. 22. 20, 

23 
" ch. 12. 11 ; 

29. 17 
d ver. 14, 46 
^ ver. 14 
/ver. 12-14, 

27, 52 
'J ver. 47 
h ver. 15 
i ver. 48, 52 
fc ver. 12, 42, 

48 
' ver. 21 
*" ch. 29. 12 



" ch. 29. 1.3 
" ch. 29. 14 
P ch. 18. 3-5 ; 
19. 2, 3 



9 ver 
''ver 


2 
. 1 




«ch. 


13. 


2 


ich. 


21. 


1-7 


"ch. 


25. 


5 



^ ver. 5 



y ver. 7 



«ver. 11, 12 



told her mother's house according 
to these words. 29 And Rebekah 
had a brother, and his name was 
" Laban : and Laban ran out unto 
the man, unto the fountain. 

30 And it came to pass, when he 
saw the ring, and the bracelets 
upon his sister's hands, and when 
he heard the words of Rebekah his 
sister, saying. Thus spake the man 
unto me ; that he 'came unto the 
man ; and, behold, he was stand- 
ing by the camels at the fountain. 

31 And he said, "Come in, thou 
blessed of Jehovah ; wherefore 
standest thou without? for ^I 
have prepared the house, and room 
for the camels. 32 Ana the man 
came into the house, and he un- 
girded the camels ; and he gave 
straw and provender for the cam- 
els, and water to wash his feet and 
the feet of the men that were with 
him. 33 And there was set food 
before him to eat : but he said, I 
will not eat, until I have told mine 
errand. And he said, Speak on. 
34 And he said, I am * Abraham's 
servant. 35 And '"Jehovah hath 
blessed my master greatly ; and he 
is become great : and he hath 
given him * Hocks and herds, and 
silver and gold, and men-servants 
and maid-servants, and camels and 
asses. 36 ^And Sarah my mas- 
ter's wife bare a son to my master 
when she was old : " and unto him 
hath he given all that he hath. 
37 "And my master made me 
swear, saying. Thou shalt not take 
a wife for my son of the daughters 
of the Canaanites, in whose land I 
dwell : 38 but thou shalt go unto 
my father's house, and to my kin- 
dred, and take a wife for my son. 
39 ^And I said unto my rnaster, 
Peradventui'e the woman will not 
follow me. 40 And he said unto 
me, ^Jehovah, before whom I walk, 
will send his angel with thee, and 
prosper thy way; and thou shalt 
take a wife for my son of my kin- 
dred, and of my father's house : 
41 Hhen shalt thou be clear from 
my oath, when thou comest to my 
kindred : and if they give her not 
to thee, thou shalt be clear from 
my oath. 42 And "I came this 
day unto the fountain, and said, 

Jehovah, the God of my master 
Abraham, if now thou do prosper 
my way which I go : 43 * oehold, 

1 am standing by the fountain or 
water ; and let it come to pass, that 



21 



24.44 



GENESIS 



25.7 



Betrothal of Isaac and Rebekaii. Their Marriage. Abraham and Ketnrah 



the maiden that coraeth forth to 
draw, to whom I shall say, "Give 
me, I pray thee, a little water from 
thy pitcher to drink ; 44 and she 
shall say to me, Both drink thou, 
and I will also draw for thy camels : 
let the same be the woman whom 
Jehovah hath appointed for my 
master's son. 45 And before I 
had done * speaking in my heart, 
behold, " Rebekah came forth with 
her pitcher on her shoulder ; and 
she went down unto the fountain, 
and drew : and '^ I said unto her, 
Let me drink, I pray thee. 46 And 
she made haste, and let down her 
pitcher from her shoulder, and 
said, '^ Drink, and I will give thy 
camels drink also : so I drank, and 
she made the camels drink also. 
47 -^i^-nd I asked her, and said. 
Whose daughter art thou'? And 
she said, The daughter of Bethuel, 
Nahor's son, whom Milcah bare 
unto him : and I put the ring upon 
her nose, and the bracelets upon 
her hands. 48 And ^ I bowed my 
head, and worshipped Jehovah, 
and blessed Jehovah, the God of 
my master Abraham, '' who had led 
me in the right way to take my 
master's brother's daughter for his 
son. 49 And now if ye will *deal 
kindly and truly with my master, 
tell me : and if not, tell me ; that I 
may turn to the right hand, or to 
the left. 

50 Then Laban and Bethuel 
answered and said, The thing 
proceedeth from Jehovah : ^" we 
cannot speak unto thee bad or 
good. 51 Behold, Rebekah is be- 
fore thee, take her, and go, and let 
her be thy master's son's wife, as 
Jehovah hath spoken. 52 And it 
came to pass, that, when Abra- 
ham's servant heard their words, 
he 'bowed himself down to the 
earth unto Jehovah. 53 And the 
servant brought forth '"jewels of 
silver, and jewels of gold, and rai- 
ment, and gave them to Rebekah : 
he gave also to her brother and 
to her mother precious things. 
54 And they did eat and drink, 
he and the men that were with 
him, and tarried all night ; and 
they rose up in the morning, and 
he said, "Send me away unto my 
master. 55 And her brother and 
her mother said, "Let the damsel 
abide with us a feiv days, at the 
least ten ; after that she shall go. 
56 And he said unto them, Hinder 



" ver. 14 
'' 1 S. 1. 13 
'^ ver. 15 
rf ver. 17 
* ver. 18 
/ ver. 23, 24 
'J ver. 26, 62 
'« ver. 27 
' ch. 47. 29 ; 

Josh. 2. 14 
k ch. 31. 24, 29 
' ver. 20, 48 
'" ver. 10, 22 
" ver. 66 ; 

ch. 30. 25 
^ Judg. 19. 4 



P ch. 35. 8 
9 ch. 17. 16 

"■ ch. 22. 17 



«ch 


16. 


14; 


25. 


11 




«ch 


20. 


1 


«Ps 


lis 


. 15, 


•^7, 


48; 


143. 


5; 


146. 


5 


"ch 


18. 


2 



ch. 29. 



'-'ch. 23.1,2: 
25. 20 



' 1 Chr. 1. 
32,33 



" ch. 24. 35, 



me not, seeing Jehovah hath pros- 
pered my way ; send me away that 
I may go to my master. 57 And 
they said. We will call the damsel, 
and inquire at her mouth. 58 Ana 
they called Rebekah, and said unto 
her. Wilt thou go with this man^ 
And she said, I will go. 59 And 
they sent away Rebekah their sis- 
ter, and ^ her nurse, and Abraham's 
servant, and his men. 60 And 
they blessed Rebekah, and said 
unto her, Our sister, be thou '^the 
mother of thousands of ten thou- 
sands, and let *■ thy seed possess the 
gate of those that hate them. 

61 And Rebekah arose, and her 
damsels, and they rode upon the 
camels, and followed the man : 
and the servant took Rebekah, 
and went his way. 62 And Isaac 
came from the way of * Beer-lahai- 
roi ; for he dwelt in the land of 
'the South. 63 And Isaac went 
out " to meditate in the field at the 
eventide : and " he lifted up his 
eyes, and saw, and, behold, there 
were camels coming. 64 And 
Rebekah lifted up her eyes, and 
when she saw Isaac, she alighted 
from the camel. 65 And she said 
unto the servant. What man is this 
that walketh in the field to meet 
US'? And the servant said. It is 
my master : and she took her veil, 
and covered herself. 66 And the 
servant told Isaac all the things 
that he had done. 67 And Isaac 
brought her into his mother Sa- 
rah's tent, and took Rebekah, and 
she became his wife; and ''he 
loved her : and Isaac was com- 
forted after ^his mother's death. 
O ^ And Abraham took an- 
w k) other wife, and her name 
was Keturah. 2 And ^she bare 
him Zimran, and Jokshan, and 
Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, 
and Shuah. 3 And Jokshan begat 
Sheba, and Dedan, And the sons 
of Dedan were Asshurim, and Le- 
tushim, and Leummim. 4 And 
the sons of Midian : Ephah, and 
Epher, and Hanoch, and Abida, 
and Eldaah. All these were the 
children of Keturah. 5 "And 
Abraham gave all that he had 
unto Isaac. 6 But untp the sons 
of the concubines, that Abraham 
had, Abraham gave gifts; and he 
sent them away from Isaac his 
son, while he yet lived, eastward, 
unto the east country. 7 Ana 
these are the days of the years of 



22 



25.8 



GENESIS 



26.4 



Abraham's Death. Descendants of Ishmael. Birth of Esau and Jacob. Esau sells Ids Birthright, Isaac in tierar 



Abraham's life which he lived, 
"a hundred threescore and fifteen 
years. 8 And Abraham gave up 
the ghost, and died * in a good old 
age, an old man, and full of years, 
and was "gathered to his people. 
9 And Isaac and Ishmael his 
sons buried him in '^The cave of 
Machpelah, in the field of Ephron 
the son of Zohar the Hittite, 
which is before Mamre ; 10 the 
field which Abraham purchased 
of the children of Heth : there 
was Abraham buried, and Sarah 
his wife. 1 1 And it came to pass 
after the death of Abraham, that 
^ God blessed Isaac his son : and 
Isaac dwelt by ^ Beer-lahai-roi. 

1 2 Now these" are the genera- 
tions of ^ Ishmael, Abraham's son, 
whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sa- 
rah's handmaid, bare unto Abra- 
ham : 1 3 and these are the names 
of ''the sons of IshmaeL by their 
names, according to their genera- 
tions : the first-J)orn of Ishmael, 
Nebaioth ; and Kedar, and Adbeel, 
and Mibsam, 14 and Mishma, and 
Dumah, and Massa, 15 Hadad, 
and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and 
Kedemah : 1 6 these are the sons 
of Ishmael, and these are their 
names, by their villages, and by 
their encampments ; * twelve princes 
according to their nations. 17 And 
these are the years of the life of 
Ishmael, ^a hundred and thirty 
and seven years : and he gave up 
the ghost and died, and was ' gath- 
ered unto his people. 18 And 
they dwelt from Havilah unto 
"" Shur that is before Egypt, as thou 
goest toward Assyria : " he ^ abode 
over against all his brethren. 

1 9 And these are the genera- 
tions of Isaac, Abraham's son : 
Abraham begat Isaac: 20 and 
Isaac was forty years old when he 
took "Rebekah, the daughter of 
Bethuel the ^Syrian of Paddan- 
aram, the sister of Laban the 
^Syrian, to be his wife. 21 And 
Isaac entreated Jehovah for his 
wife, because she was barren : and 
^Jehovah was entreated of him, 
and Rebekah his wife conceived. 
22 And the children struggled 
together within her ; and she said. 
If it be so, ^ wherefore do I live % 
And she went to inquire of Jeho- 
vah. 23 And Jehovah said unto 
her, 

"^Ot, settled B-eh. fell. - 'H.eh. Aramean. 
3 Or, wherefore am I thus T 



" ch. 12. 4 
f> ch. 16. 16 
" ver. 17 ; ch. 

35. 29 ; 49. 

29, 33 
d oh. 23. 17, 18 
« ch. 12. 2, 3 ; 

22. 17 ; 26. 3 
/ch. 24. 62 
'J ch. 16. 15 
h 1 Chr. 1. 

29-31 
i ch. 17. 20 
fc ch. 16. 16 
>■ ver. 8 
'" ch. 20. 1 
" ch. 16. 12 
° ch. 24. 15, 

29 
^Ps. 127. 3; 

1 S. 1. 17 



3 ch. 17. 4-6, 
16; Num. 
20. 14 ; 
Dt. 2. 4, 8 

'■ ch. 27. 29 

* ch. 27. 40 ; 
Mai. 1. 2, 
3 ; Eom. 9. 
12 

< Hos. 12. 3 

'* ver. 20 

^ 2 K. 4. 38 



^ Dt. 21. 16, 
17; iChr. 
5. 1, 2 



y Heb. 12. 16 



^ch 


12 


10 


"ch 


20. 


1, 2 


"ch 

17. 

«ch 


12. 
1; 
12. 


7; 

18.1 
1 


d ver. 24 
28. 16 ; 


;ch. 
31. 3 


« ch. 12. 7 ; 

13. 15 ; 15. 

18 
/ch. 22. 16-18 


»ch 
22. 
32. 


15. 
17 
13 


5; 
Ex. 



*Two nations are in thy womb. 

And two peoples shall be sepa- 
rated from thy bowels : 

''And the one people shall be 
stronger than the other people ; 

And *the elder shall serve the 
younger. 
24 And when her days to be de- 
livered were fulfilled, behold, there 
were twins in her womb. 25 And 
the first came forth "^red, all over 
like a hairy garment ; and they 
called his name Esau. 26 And 
after that came forth his brother, 
and *his hand had hold on Esau's 
heel ; and his name was called 
^ Jacob : and Isaac was " threescore 
years old when she bare them, 

27 And the boys grew : and Esau 
was a skilful hunter, a man of the 
field ; and Jacob was a ^ quiet man, 
dwelling in tents. 28 How Isaac 
loved Esau, because he did eat of 
his venison : and Rebekah loved 
Jacob. 29 And Jacob boiled "pot- 
tage : and Esau came in from the 
field, and he was faint : 30 and 
Esau said to Jacob, Feed me, I 
pray thee, with Hhat same red 
pottage ; for I am faint : therefore 
washisnamecalled'^Edom. 31 And 
Jacob said, Sell me ^ first thy 
^birthright. 32 And Esau said. 
Behold, I am about to die : and 
what profit shall the birthright do 
to me'? 33 And Jacob said, Swear 
to me ^ first ; and he sware unto 
him : and ^ he sold his birthright 
unto Jacob. 34 And Jacob gave 
Esau bread and pottage of lentils ; 
and he did eat and drink, and rose 
up, and went his way : so Esau 
despised his birthright. 

/^ And there was ^ a famine 
i— f yj in the land, besides the 
first famine that was in the days 
of Abraham. And Isaac went 
unto " Abimelech king of the Philis- 
tines, unto Gerar. 2 And Jeho- 
vah * appeared unto him, and said. 
Go not down into Egj^pt ; " dwell 
in the land which I shall tell thee 
of : 3 sojourn in this land, and ^ I 
will be with thee, and will bless 
thee ; for '' unto thee, and unto thy 
seed, I will give all these lands,^ and 

1 will establish -^the oath which I 
sware unto Abraham thy father; 
4 and ^I will multiply thy seed as 
the stars of heaven, and will give 

4 Or, ruddy 

* That is, One that takes by theheel or supplants. 

6 Or, harmless Heb. perfect. 

7 Heb. the red pottage, this red pottage. 
8 That 18, Red. » Heb. today. 



23 



26.5 



GENESIS 



26.34 



Isaac ill (ierur. He deceives Abimelecli. Isaac prospers and is envied. His Covenant with Abimelech 



unto thy seed all these lands ; and 
'^in thy seed shall all the nations 
of the earth ^ be blessed ; 5 be- 
cause that Abraham obeyed my 
voice, and kept my charge, my 
commandments, my statutes, and 
my laws. 6 And Isaac dwelt in 
Gerar : 7 and the men of the place 
asked him of his wife ; and he said, 
'' She is my sister : for he feared to 
say, My wife ; lest, said he, the men 
of the place should kill me for Re- 
bekah ; because she was "^ fair to 
look upon. 8 And it came to pass, 
when he had been there a long 
time, that Abimelech king of the 
Philistines looked out at a window, 
and saw, and, behold, Isaac was 
sporting with Rebekah his wife. 
9 And Abimelech called Isaac, 
and said, Behold, of a surety she 
is thy wife : and how saidst thou, 
She is my sister % And Isaac said 
unto him. Because I said. Lest I 
die because of her. 1 And '^ Abim- 
elech said. What is this thou hast 
done unto usl one of the people 
might easily have lain with thy 
wife, and thou wouldest have 
brought guiltiness upon us. 11 And 
Abimelech charged all the people, 
saying, He that toucheth this man 
or his wife shall surely be put to 
death. 

12 And Isaac sowed in that land, 
and found in the same year a hun- 
dredfold: and * Jehovah blessed 
him. 13 And the man waxed 
great, and grew more and more un- 
til he became very great : 1 4 and 
•^he had possessions of flocks, and 
possessions of herds, and a great 
household : and the Philistines en- 
vied him. 15 Now ^all the wells 
which his father's servants had 
digged in the days of Abraham his 
father, the Philistines had stopped, 
and filled with earth. 16 And 
Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from 
us ; for thou art much mightier 
than we. 17 And Isaac departed 
thence, and encamped in the valley 
of Gerar, and dwelt there. 

18 And Isaac dio-ged again the 
wells of water, which they had 
digged in the days of Abraham his 
father; for the Philistines had 
stopped them after the death of 
Abraham : and he called their 
names after the names by which 
his father had called them. 19 
And Isaac's servants digged in the 
valley, and found there a well of 

1 Or, bless themselves 



'^ch. 


22. 


IS; 


Gal. 3 


8 


tch. 


l"' 


J^' 


20. 


2,^1 




«ch. 




"n; 


29. 


17 




rfch. 


20. 


9 


" ver 


. 3 




/ch. 


24. 


35; 


25. 


5 




'Jch. 


21. 


25, 


30 






h-Ps. 


4. 


i; 


Is. 


64. 


2 


i ch. 


22. 


19 


k ver 


. 2 




'ch. 


17. 


7,8; 


24. 


12; 


Ex. 


3. e 






m ygj. 


. 3 


22. 


17 






"ch. 


12. 


7,8; 


13. 


4 




«ch. 


21. 


22 


^ch. 


21 




23 






9ch. 


21. 


31 


'•ch. 


21. 


31 



^springing water. 20 And the 
herdsmen of Gerar strove with 
Isaac's herdsmen, saying. The 
water is ours : and he called the 
name of the well ^Esek, because 
they contended with him. 21 And 
they digged another well, and they 
strovS for that also : and he called 
the name of it ^Sitnah. 22 And 
he removed from thence, and 
digged another well ; and for that 
they strove not : and he called the 
name of it ° Rehoboth ; and he said, 
'^ For now Jehovah hath made room 
for us, and we shall be fruitful in 
the land. 

23 And he went up from thence 
to *Beer-sheba. 24 And Jehovah 
" appeared unto him the same night, 
and said, 'I am the God of Abra- 
ham thy father : fear not, for I am 
with thee, and '" will bless thee, and 
multiply thy seed for my servant 



Abraham's sake. 



!5 And he 



builded an '^ altar there, and called 
upon the name of Jehovah, and 
pitched his tent there: and there 
Isaac's servants digged a well. 

26 Then "Abimelech went to him 
from Gerar, and Ahuzzath his 
friend, and Phicol the captain of 
his host. 27 And Isaac said unto 
them, Wherefore are ye come unto 
me, seeing ye hate me, and have 
sent me away from you 1 28 And 
they said. We saw plainly ^that 
Jehovah was with thee : and we 
said, Let there now be an oath be- 
twixt us, even betwixt us and thee, 
and let us make a covenant with 
thee, 29 that thou wilt do us no 
hurt, as we have not touched thee, 
and as we have done unto thee 
nothing but good, and have sent 
thee away in peace : thou art now 
the blessed of Jehovah. 30 And 
he made them a feast, and they 
did eat and drink. 31 And they 
rose up betimes in the morning, 
and *sware one to another: and 
Isaac sent them away, and they 
departed from him in peace. 32 
And it came to pass the same day, 
that Isaac's servants came, and 
told him concerning the well which 
they had digged, and said unto him, 
We have found w^ater. 33 And he 
called it '^ Shibah : therefore the 
name of the city is Beer-sheba unto 
this day. 

34 And when Esau was forty 

2Heb. livin.Q. 3 That is, Contention. 

* That is, Enmity. 

5 That is, Broad places, or, Roam. 



24 



26. 35 



GENESIS 



27.30 



Esau's Wives. Jacob obtains Isaac's Blessing 



years old "he took to wife Judith 
the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, 
and Basemath the daughter of 
Elon the Hittite: 35 and Hhey 
were ^a grief of mind unto Isaac 
and to Rebekah. 

O 'y And it came to pass, that 
w f when Isaac was old, and 
"^ his eyes were dim, so that he could 
not see, he called Esau his '^ elder 
son, and said unto him, My son : 
and he said unto him. Here am I. 
2 " And he said, Behold now, I am 
old, I know not the day of my 
death. 3 Now therefore take, I 
pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver 
and thy bow, and go out to the 
field, and -^ take me venison ; 4 and 
make me savory food, such as I 
love, and bring it to me, that I 
may eat ; that f my soul may bless 
thee before I die. 

5 And Rebekah heard when Isaac 
spake to Esau his son. And Esau 
went to the field to htint for veni- 
son, and to bring it. 6 And ^ Re- 
bekah spake unto Jacob her son, 
saying, Behold, I heard thy father 
speak unto Esau thy brother, say- 
ing, 7 Bring me venison, and make 
me savory food, that I may eat, and 
bless thee before Jehovah before 
my death. 8 Now therefore, my 
son, *obey my voice according to 
that which I command thee. 9 Go 
now to the flock, and fetch me 
from thence two good kids of the 
goats ; and I will make them savory 
food for thy father, such as he 
loveth : 10 and thou shalt bring it 
to thy father, that he may eat, so 
that he may bless thee before his 
death. 11 And Jacob said to 
Rebekah his mother, Behold, Esau 
my brother is a * hairy man, and I 
am a smooth man. 12 'My father 
peradventure will feel me, and I 
shall seem to him as a ^ deceiver ; 
and I shall bring a curse upon me, 
and not a blessing 13 And his 
mother said unto him, Upon me be 
thy curse, my son; only '"obey my 
voice, and go fetch me them. 14 
And he went, and fetched, and 
brought them to his mother : and 
his rnother made savory food, such 
as his father loved. 15 And Re- 
bekah took the goodly "garments 
of Esau her elder son, which were 
with her in the house, and put them 
upon Jacob her younger son; 16 
and she put the skins of the kids of 
the goats upon his hands, and upon 

1 Heb. bitterness of spirit. 2 Or, mocker 



"■ ch. 28. 8 ; 

36. 2 
6 ch. 27. 46 
" ch. 48. 10 ; 

1 S. 3. 2 
d ch. 25. 25, 

33, 34 
« ch. 47. 29 
/ch. 25. 28 
y ver. 19, 25, 

31 
h ch. 25. 28 
i ver. 13, 43 
fc ch. 25. 25 
' ver. 21, 22 
"^ ver. 8 
" ver. 27 



" ver. 31 
P ver. 4 



9 ch. 24. 12 



" Heb. 11. 20 

"" S. S. 4. 11 
"^ Ps. 65. 10 

y ver. 39 ; 
Dt. 33. 13, 
28; Prov. 

3. 20; 
Zech. 8. 12 



^ ch. 25. 23 ; 

Is. 45. 14 ; 

49. 7, 23 ; 

60. 12, 14 
" ver. 37 ; 9. 

26, 27 
f> ch. 37. 7, 10 

" ch. 12. 3 ; 
Num. 24. 9 



the smooth of his neck : 1 7 and she 
gave the savory food and the bread, 
which she had prepared, into the 
hand of her son Jacob. 

1 8 And he came unto his father, 
and said. My father : and he said. 
Here am I ; who art thou, my son 1 
1 9 And Jacob said unto his father, 
I am Esau thy first-born ; I have 
done according as thou badest me : 
"arise, I pray thpe, sit and eat of 
my venison, that -^thy soul may 
bless me. 20 And Isaac said unto 
his son, How is it that thou hast 
found it so quickly, my son 1 And 
he said, * Because Jehovah thy God 
sent me good speed. 21 And 
Isaac said unto Jacob, Come near, 
I pray thee, that 'I may feel thee, 
my son, whether thou be my very 
son Esau or not. 22 And Jacob 
went near unto Isaac his father ; 
and he felt him, and said, The voice 
is Jacob's voice, but the hands are 
the hands of Esau. 23 And he dis- 
cerned him not. because his hands 
were ' hairy, as his brother Esau's 
hands : so he blessed him. 24 And 
he said. Art thou my very son 
Esau*? And he said, lam. 25 And 
he said. Bring it near to me, and I 
will eat of my son's venison, that 
* my soul may bless thee. And he 
brought it near to him, and he did 
eat : and he brought him wine, and 
he drank. 26 And his father Isaac 
said unto him, Come near now, and 
kiss me, my son. 27 And he came 
near, and kissed him : and he 
smelled the smell of his raiment, 
and " blessed him, and said. 
See, " the smell of my son 
Is as the smell of a field ^ which 
Jehovah hath blessed : 

28 And ^ God give thee of the dew 

of heaven. 
And of the fatness of the earth, 
And plenty of grain and new 

wine : 

29 ^Let peoples serve thee, 

And nations bow down to thee : 
" Be lord over thy brethren, 
* And let thy mother's sons bow 

down to thee : 
" Cursed be every one that curs- 

eth thee. 
And blessed be every one that 
blesseth thee. 
30 And it came to pass, as soon 
as Isaac had made an end of bless- 
ing Jacob, and Jacob was yet 
scarce gone out from the presence 
of Isaac his father, that Esau his 
brother came in from his hunt- 



25 



27.31 



GENESIS 



28.10 



Esau's Disappointment and Enmity. Jarob is sent to Paddan-aram. Esan takes another Wife 



ing. 31 And he also made savory 
food, and brought it unto his 
father; and he said unto his 
father, ''Let my father arise, and 
eat of his son's venison, that * thy 
soul may bless me. 32 And Isaac 
his father said unto him, " Who 
art thoul And he said, I^ am 
thy son, '^thy first-born, Esau. 
33 And Isaac trembled very ex- 
ceedingly, and said, ^Who then 
is he that hath taken venison, 
and brought it me, and I have 
eaten of all before thou camest, 
and have blessed him"? -^yea, and 
he shall be blessed. 34 When 
Esau heard the words of his father, 
^ he cried with an exceeding great 
and bitter cry, and said unto his 
father, Bless me, even me also, O 
my father. 35 And he said, ''Thy 
brother came with guile, and hath 
taken away thy blessing. 36 And 
he said. Is not he rightly named 
* Jacob *? for he hath supplanted me 
these two times : he took away my 
birthright ; and, behold, now he 
hath taken away my blessing. And 
he said, Hast thou not reserved a 
blessing for me 1 37 And Isaac 
answered and said unto Esau, Be- 
hold, I have made him * thy lord, 
and all his brethren have I given 
to him for servants ; and with grain 
and new wine have I sustained 
him : and what then shall I do for 
thee, my son? 38 And Esau said 
unto his father, Hast thou but one 
blessing, my father *? bless me, even 
ine also, O my father. And Esau 
lifted up his voice, and 'wept. 

39 And Isaac his father answered 
and "" said unto him. 

Behold, ^^of the fatness of the 
earth shall be thy dwelling. 

And ^ of the dew of heaven from 
above ; 

40 And by thy sword shalt thou 

live, and "thou shalt serve thy 

brother ; 
And it shall come to pass, ^ when 

thou shalt break loose. 
That thou shalt shake his yoke 

from off thy neck. 
41 And Esau "^ hated Jacob be- 
cause of the blessing wherewith 
his father blessed him : and Esau 
said in his heart. The days of 
mourning for my father are at 
hand ; then will I slay my brother 
Jacob. 42 And the words of Esau 
her elder son were told to Rebekah ; 
and she sent and called Jacob her 

iQr, atvnyfrom 



" ver. 19 
f> ver. 4 
•^ ver. 18 
d ch. 25. 33, 

34 
* ver. 35 
/ch. 25. 23 
y.Heb. 12. 17 
'i ver. 19 
'■ ch. 25. 26, 

32-34 
*-• ver. 28, 29 
' Heb. 12. 17 
'"• Heb. 11. 20 
"■ ver. 28 ; 

Dt. 33. 13, 

28 
" ver. 29 
^2K. 8. 20-22 
5 ch. 32. 3-11 



'" ver. 8, 13 
■' ch. 24. 29 
t ch. 31. 41 
" ver. 12, 19, 

35 
" ch. 26. 34, 

36 



ch. 24. 3, 4 



^ch 


25 


20 


^ch 

35. 

"ch. 

= ch 

26. 

rfch. 

48. 


17. 1; 
11 ; 48. 3 

22. 17 

17. 6, 20 

17.2; 
4,24 

35. 11 ; 
4 


«ch 


15 


7,8 


/ch 


27 


43 



» ver. 1 



h ch. 26. 34, 

35 ; 27. 46 



i ch. 26. 34 ; 



fc ch. 26. 23 

26 



younger son, and said unto him, 
Behold, thy brother Esau, as touch- 
ing thee, doth comfort himself, 
purposing to kill thee. 43 Now 
therefore, my son, ''obey my voice ; 
and arise, Hee thou to ' Laban my 
brother to Haran ; 44 and tarry 
with him *a few days, until thy 
brother's fury turn away ; 45 until 
thy brother's anger turn away from 
thee, and he forget " that which 
thou hast done to him : then I will 
send, and fetch thee from thence : 
why should I be bereaved of you 
both in one day % 
46 And Eebekah said to Isaac, 

1 am weary of my life because of 
'' the daughters of Heth : if Jacob 
take a wife of the daughters of 
Heth, such as these, of the daugh- 
ters of the land, what good shall 
O Q my life do me % 1 And Isaac 
w O called Jacob, and blessed 
him, and charged him, and said 
unto him, ^ Thou shalt not take a 
wife of the daughters of Canaan. 

2 Arise, go to Paddan-aram, to the 
house of ^Bethuel thy mother's 
father ; and take thee a wife from 
thence of the daughters of Laban 
thy mother's brother. 3 And '^- God 
Almighty * bless thee, and * make 
thee fruitful, and *" multiply thee, 
that thou mayest be a "* company 
of peoples ; 4 and give thee the 
blessing of Abraham, to thee, and 
to thy seed with thee ; that thou 
mayest /inherit the land of thy 
sojournings, which God gave unto 
Abraham. 5 And-^Isaac sent away 
Jacob : and he went to Paddan- 
aram unto Laban, son of Bethuel 
the ^ Syrian, the brother of Re- 
bekah, Jacob's and Esau's mother. 

6 Now Esau saw that Isaac had 
blessed Jacob and sent him away 
to Paddan-aram, to take him a wife 
from thence ; and that as he blessed 
him he gave him a charge, saying, 
^ Thou shalt not take a wife of the 
daughters of Canaan ; 7 and that 
Jacob obeyed his fatherland his 
mother, and was gone to Paddan- 
aram : 8 and Esau saw that ''the 
daughters of Canaan pleased not 
Isaac his father ; 9 and Esau went 
unto Ishmael, and took, 'besides 
the wives that he had, Mahalath 
the daughter of Ishmael Abraham's 
son, the sister of Nebaioth, to be 
his wife. 

10 And Jacob went out from 
*Beer-sheba, and went toward 



2 Heb. El Shaddai. 



3 Heb. Aramean. 



\ 



28.11 



GENESIS 



2d. 17 



Jacob's Vision at Betliel. His Vow. He meets Rachel. Laban receives Iiiin 



*Haran. 11 And he lighted upon 
■^ a * certain place, and tarried there 
all night, because the sun was set ; 
and he took one of the stones of the 
place, and put it under his head, 
and lay down in that place to 
sleep. 1 2 And " he dreamed ; and, 
behold, a ladder set up on the earth, 
and the top of it reached to heaven ; 
and, behold, "^the angels of God 
ascending and descending on it. 
13 And, behold, "^Jehovah stood 
^ above it, and said, I am Jehovah, 
•^the God of Abraham thy father, 
and the God of Isaac : the land 
whereon thou liest, ^ to thee will 
I give it, and to ''thy seed ; 14 and 
thy seed shall be as ^ the dust of 
the earth, and thou shalt ^ spread 
abroad *to the west, and to the 
east, and to the north, and to the 
south : and ^ in thee and in thy 
seed shall all the families of the 
earth be blessed. 15 And, behold, 
''^ I am with thee, and " will keep 
thee whithersoever thou goest, and 
"will bring thee again into this 
land; for ^I will not leave thee, 
until I have done that which I have 
spoken to thee of._ 16 And Jacob 
* awaked out of his sleep, and he 
said, *■ Surely Jehovah is in this 

glace ; and I knew it not. 17 And 
e was afraid, and said,^ *How 
dreadful is this place ! this is none 
other than the house of God, and 
this is the gate of heaven. 

18 And Jacob rose up early in 
the morning, and took Hhe stone 
that he had put under his head, 
and set it up for a pillar, and 
poured oil upon the top of it. 19 
And he called the name of that 
place / Beth-el : but the name of 
the city was "Luz at the first. 
20 And Jacob " vowed a vow, say- 
ing, ^ If God will be with me, and 
will keep me in this way that I go, 
and will give me bread to eat, and 
raiment to put on, 21 so that I 
come again to my father's house in 
peace, ^and Jehovah will be my 
God, 22 then this stone, which I 
have set up for a pillar, -' shall be 
God's house : and ^ of all that thou 
shalt give me I will surely give the 
tenth unto thee. 

r> Q . Then Jacob ^ went on his 
w tJ' journey, and came to the 
land of "the children of the east. 

1 Heb. the place. 2 Or, beside him 

3 Heb. break forth. 
* That is, The house of Ood. 
5 Or, then shall Jehevnh be my God, and this 
stone &c. « Heb. lifted up his feet. 



"■ ch. 12. 4, 5 ; 

27. 43 
f> ver. 19 
<= Num. 12. 6 
d Jn. 1. 51 
^ Am. 7. 7 ; 

ch. 35. 1 
/ch. 26. 3, 24 
'J ch. 13. 15, 

17 ; 26. 3 
'I ch. 12. 7 ; 

15. 18 
i ch. 13. 16 ; 

22. 17 
fc ch. 13. 14, 

16 
' ch. 12. 5.; 

18. 18 ; 22. 

18 ; 26. 4 
"•■ ch. 26. 3 
'' Num. 6. 

24 ; Ps. 121. 

7,8 
•^ ch. 48. 21 ; 

Dt. 30. 3 
P Dt. 7. 9 ; 

31. 6, 8 
5 1 K. 3. 16 ; 

Jer. 31. 2G 
'^ Ps. 139. 7- 

12 
* Ps. 68. 35 
' ver. 11 ; 

ch. 35. 14 
" ch. 35. 6 ; 

48. 3 
'" ch. 31. 13 
^ ver. 16 
2/ ch. 35. 7 
^ Dt. 14. 22 
"■ Judg. 6. 3, 

33 



b ch. 24. 10, 
11 ; Ex. 2. 
15, 16 

" ch. 28. 10 

d ch. 24. 24, 
20 

" Ex. 2. 16 



/ch. 28. 5 
" ch. 24. 28 



h ch. 24. 29- 
31 



ch. 33. 4 



fc Judg. 9. 2 



i ch. 31. 41 



2 And he looked, and, behold, ''a 
well in the field, and, lo, three 
flocks of sheep lying there by it- 
for out of that well they watered 
the flocks : and the stone upon the 
well's mouth was great. 3 And 
thither were all the flocks gathered : 
and they rolled the stone from the 
well'smouth, and watered the sheep, 
and put the stone again uijon the ' 
well's mouth in its place. 4 And 
Jacob said unto them. My breth- 
ren, whence are ye 1 And they said. 
Of " Haran are we. 5 And he said 
unto them, Know ye Laban the 
''son of Nahor? And they said, 
We know him. 6 And he said unto 
them. Is it well with him 1 And 
they said, It is well : and, behold, 
^ Rachel his daughter cometh with 
the sheep. 7 And he said, Lo, it is 
yet high day, neither is it time 
that the cattle should be gathered 
together : water ye the sheep, and 
go and feed them. 8 And they 
said. We cannot, until all the flocks 
be gathered together, and they roll 
the stone from the well's mouth ; 
then we water the sheep. 9 While 
he was yet speaking with them, 
Rachel came with her father's 
sheep ; for she. kept them. 10 And 
it came to pass, when Jacob saw 
Rachel the daughter of Laban his 
mother's brother, and the sheep of 
Laban his mother's brother, tnat 
Jacob went near, and rolled the 
stone from the well's mouth, and 
watered the flock of Laban his 
mother's brother. 11 And Jacob 
kissed Rachel, and lifted up his 
voice, and wept. 12 And Jacob 
told Rachel that he was her -^fath- 
er's brother, and that he was 
Rebekah's son : and ^ she ran and 
told her father. 

13 And it came to pass, when 
'* Laban heard the tidings of Jacob 
his sister's son, that he ran to meet 
him, and * embraced him, and 
kissed him, and brought him to 
his house. And he told Laban all 
these things. 14 And Laban said 
to him. Surely thou art ^ my bone 
and my flesh. And he abode with 
him the space of a month. 1 5 And 
Laban said unto Jacob, Because 
thou art my brother, shouldest 
thou therefore serve me for nought 1 
tell me. what shall ^ thy wages be 1 
16 And Laban had two daughters : 
the name of the elder was Leah, 
and the name of the younger was 
Rachel. 17 And Leah's eyes were 



27 



29.18 



GENESIS 



30.15 



Jacob marries Leah and Rarhel. His Children 



tender ; but Rachel was " beautiful 
and well-favored. 18 And Jacob 
* loved Kachel ; and he said, ^ I will 
serve thee seven years for Rachel thy 
younger daughter. 19AndLaban 
said, It is better that I give her to 
thee, than that I should give her to 
anotlier man : abide with me. 20 
And Jacob served seven years for 
' Rachel ; and they seemed unto him 
but a few days, for the love he had 
to her. 

21 And Jacob said unto Laban, 
Give me my wife, for my days are 
fulfilled, that I may go in unto her. 
22 And Laban gathered together 
all the men of the place, and made 
a feast. 23 And it came to pass in 
the evening, that he took Leah his 
daughter, and brought her to him ; 
and he went in unto her. 24 And 
Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid 
unto his daughter Leah for a hand- 
maid. 25 And it came to pass in 
the morning that, behold, it was 
Leah : and he said to Laban, '^ What 
is this thou hast done unto me '? did 
not I serve with thee for Rachel 1 
wherefore then hast thou * beguiled 
me'? 26 And Laban said, It^ is 
not so done in our place, to give 
tbe younger before the fi]\st-born. 
27 -^Fulfil the week of this one, 
and we will give thee the other 
also for the service which ^ thou 
shalt serve with me yet seven other 
years. 28 And Jacob did so, and 
fulfilled her ^yeek : and he gave 
him Rachel his daughter to wife. 
29 And Laban gave to Rachel his 
daughter Bilhah his handmaid to 
be her handmaid. 30 And he went 
in also unto Rachel, and '' he loved 
also Rachel more than Leah, and 
served with him yet seven other 
years. 

31 And Jehovah saw that Leah 
was hated, and he opened her 
womb : but Rachel was barren. 
32 And Leah conceived, and bare 
a son, and she called his name 
^ Reuben : for she said, Because 
Jehovah hath 'looked upon my 
affliction ; for now my husband 
will love me. 33 And she con- 
ceived again, and bare a son : and 
said, * Because Jehovah ^ hath heard 
that I am hated, he hath therefore 
given me this son also : and she 
called his name ^Simeon. 34 And 
she conceived again, and bare a 
son ; and said, Now this time will 

1 That is, See, a son. 2 Heb. shama. 

3Heb. Shimeon. \ 



« ch. 12. 11, 

14 ; 26. 7 
b ch. 24. 67 
= Hos. 12. 12 
d ch. 12. 18 ; 

20. 9 ; 26. 10 
^ 1 S. 28. 12 
/ Judg. 14. 12 
'J ch. 31. 41 
h ver. 17, 18 
' ch. 16. 11 ; 

31. 42 
fc Dt. 21. 15 



' ch. 49. .5 
" ch. 49. 8 ; 

Mt. 1. 2 
" 1 Sam. 1. 5, 

6 



' ch. 20. 18 ; 
29. 31 



P ch. 16. 2 



ch. 16. 3, 4 



S. S. 7. 13 



my husband be ^joined unto me, 
because I have borne him three 
sons : therefore was his name called 
' Levi. 35 And she conceived again, 
and bare a son : and she said. This 
time will I ^ "* praise Jehovah : there- 
fore she called his name ^Judah; 
and she left off bearing. 
Oi^ And when Rachel saw 

w that she bare Jacob no 
children, Rachel envied her sister ; 
and she said unto Jacob, "Give 
me children, or else I die. 2 And 
Jacob's anger was kindled against 
Rachel : and he said. Am I in 
God's stead, who hath "withheld 
from thee the fruit of the wombl 

3 And she said, ^Behold, my maid 
Bilhah, go in unto her ; that she 
may bear upon my knees, and I 
also may "^ obtain children by her. 

4 And *she gave him Bilhah her 
handmaid to wife : and .Jacob went 
in unto her. 5 And Bilhah con- 
ceived, and bare Jacob a son. 
6 And Rachel said, God hath 
^judged me, and hath also heard 
my voice, and hath given me a 
son : therefore called she his name 
Dan. 7 And Bilhah Rachel's hand- 
maid conceived again, and bare 
Jacob a second son. 8 And Rachel 
said. With ^ mighty wrestlings have 

1 ^"wrestled with my sister, and 
have prevailed : and she called his 
name Naphtali. 

9 When Leah saw that she had 
left off bearing, she took Zilpah her 
handmaid, and ga,ve her to Jacob 
to wife. 10 And Zilpah Leah's 
handmaid bare Jacob a son. 11 
And Leah said, ^^ Fortunate ! and 
she called his name ^^ Gad. 1 2 And 
Zilpah Leah's handmaid bare Jacob 
a second son. 13 And Leah said, 
^^ Happy am I ! for the daughters 
will call me happy : and she called 
his name ^^ Asher. 

14 And Reuben went in the 
days of wheat harvest, and found 
^^ '■ mandrakes in the field, and 
brought them unto his mother 
Leah. Then Rachel said to Leah, 
Give me, I pray thee, of thy son's 
mandrakes. 1 5 iVnd she said unto 
her. Is it a small matter that thou 



* From the root lavah. 

5 From the Heb. hodah. ^ Heb. Jehxidah. 

7 Heb. be builded by her. 

8 Heb. dan, he judged. 

9 Heb. wrestlings of God. 

10 Heb. niphtal, he wrestled. 

11 Heb. With fortune ! Another reading is, 
Fortune is come. 12 That is, Fortune. 

13 Heb. With my happiness ! 

1* That is, Happy. i& Or, love apples 



28 



30.16 



GENESIS 



30. 43 



Jacob's Children. His Bargain witb Lal)an. His Prosperity 



hast taken away my husband "? and 
wouldest thou take away my son's 
mandrakes also 1 And Rachel said, 
Therefore he shall lie with thee 
to-night for thy son's mandrakes. 
1 6 And Jacob came from the field 
in the evening, and Leah went out 
to meet him, and said, Thou must 
come in unto me ; for I have surely 
hired thee with my son's man- 
drakes. And he lay with her that 
night. 17 And God hearkened 
unto Leah, and she conceived, and 
bare Jacob a fifth son. 18 And 
Leah said, God hath given me my 
^ hire, because I gave my handmaid 
to my husband : and she called his 
name Issachar. 1 9 And Leah con- 
ceived again, and bare a sixth son 
to Jacob. 20 And Leah said, God 
hath endowed me with a good 
dowry; now will my husband 
^ dwell with me, because I have 
borne him six sons : and she called 
his name Zebulun. 21 And after- 
wards she bare a daughter, and 
called her name Dinah. 22 And 
" God remembered Rachel, and God 
hearkened to her, and opened her 
womb. 23 And she conceived, and 
bare a son : and said, God hath 
taken away my reproach : 24 and 
she called his name Joseph, saying, 
* Jehovah ^ add to me another son. 

25 And it came to pass, when 
Rachel had borne Joseph, that 
Jacob said unto Laban, *-Send me 
away, that I may go unto mine 
own place, and to my country, 
26 Give me my wives and my 
children '^ for whom I have served 
thee, and let me go : for thou 
knowest my service wherewith I 
have served thee. 27 And Laban 
said unto him, If now I have found 
favor in thine eyes, tarry : for I 
have divined "that Jehovah hath 
blessed me for thy sake. 28 And 
he said, •'"Appoint me thy wages, 
and I will give it. 29 And he said 
unto him, Thou knowest how I have 
served thee, and how thy cattle 
have fared with me. 30 For it was 
little which thou hadst before I 



came, and it hath 



;eased unto 



a multitude ; and Jehovah hath 
blessed thee ^whithersoever I 
turned : and now when shall I 
provide for mine own house alsol 
31 And he said. What shall I give 
thee'? And Jacob said, Thou shalt 



1 Heb. sachar. 

- Heb. zabal, he dwelt. 

^ Heb. Joseph. 



4 Heb. broken forth. 

5 Heb. at my foot. 



° 1 S. 1. 



<> ch. 35. 17 



<^ch.24.54,5C 



d ch. 29. 18, 
27; Hos. 
12. 12 



ch. 39. 5 



/ch. 29. 15; 
31. 7, 11 



3 Ch. 31. 8 
h ch. 12. 16 ; 

13. 2 ; 24. 

35 ; 26. 13, 

14 



not give me aught : if thou wilt do 
this thing for me, I will again feed 
thy flock and keep it. 32 I will 
pass through all thy flock to- 
day, removing from thence every 
^speckled and spotted one, and 
every black one among the sheep, 
and the spotted and speckled 
among the goats : and of such shall 
be my hire. 33 So shall my right- 
eousness answer for me hereafter, 
when thou shalt come concerning 
my hire that is before thee : every 
one that is not speckled and spotted 
among the goats, and black among 
the sheep, that, if found with me, 
shall be counted stolen. 34 And 
Laban said, Behold, I would it 
might be according to thy word. 
35 And he removed that day the 
he-goats that were rings treaked 
and spotted, and all the she-goats 
that were speckled and spotted, 
every one that had white in it, 
and all the black ones among the 
sheep, and gave them into the 
hand of his sons ; 36 and he set 
three days' journey betwixt him- 
self and Jacob : and Jacob fed the 
rest of Laban's flocks. 

37 And Jacob took him rods of 
fresh ^poplar, and of the almond 
and of the plane-tree ; and peeled 
white streaks in them, and made 
the white appear which was in the 
rods. 38 And he set the rods 
which he had peeled over against 
the flocks in the gutters in the 
watering-troughs where the flocks 
came to drink ; and they conceived 
when they came to drink, 39 And 
the flocks conceived before the rods, 
and the flocks brought forth ring- 
streaked, speckled, and spotted. 

40 And Jacob separated the lambs, 
and set the faces of the flocks to- 
ward the ringstreaked and all the 
black in the flock of Laban : and 
he put his own droves apart, and 
put them not unto Laban's flock. 

41 And it came to pass, whenso- 
ever the stronger of the flock did 
conceive, that Jacob laid the rods 
before the eyes of the flock in the 
gutters, that they might conceive 
among the rods ; 42 but when the 
flock were feeble, he put them not 
in : so the feebler were Laban's, 
and the stronger Jacob's. 43 And 
''the man increased exceedingly, 
and had large flocks, and maid- 
servants and men-servants, and 
camels and asses. 

6 Or, storaac-tree 



29 



31.1 



GENESIS 



31.31 



Jacob's Secret Departure for Canaan. Laban pursues and chides him 



Q ^ And he heard the words of 
OJL Laban's sons, saying, Jacob 
hath taken away all that was our 
father's ; and of that which was 
Qur father's hath he gotten all this 
^ glory. 2 And Jacob beheld the 
countenance of Laban, and, behold, 
it was not toward him as before- 
time. 3 And Jehovah said unto 
Jacob, Return unto the land of thy 
fathers, and to thy kindred; and 
" I will be with thee. 4 And Jacob 
sent and called Rachel and Leah 
to the field unto his fiock, 5 and 
said unto them, I see your father's 
countenance, that it is not toward 
me as beforetime ; but * the God of 
my father hath been with me. 

6 And ye know that with all my 
power I have served j^our father. 

7 And your father hath '^deceived 
me, and '^changed my wages ten 
times; but ''God suffered him not 
to hurt me. 8 If he said thus. 
The speckled shall be thy wages ; 
then all the flock bare speckled : 
and if he said thus, The ring- 
streaked shall.be thy wages ; then 
bare all the flock ringstreaked. 
9 Thus God hath taken away the 
cattle of your father, and given 
them to me. 10 And it came to 
pass at the time that the flock con- 
ceive, that I lifted up mine eyes, 
and saw in a dream, and, behold, 
the he-goats which leaped upon the 
flock were ringstreaked, speckled, 
and grizzled. 11 And -^the angel 
of God said unto nae in the dream, 
Jacob : and I said. Here am I. 
12 And he said. Lift up now thine 
eyes, and see : all the he-goats 
which leap upon the flock are ring- 
streaked, speckled, and grizzled : 
for I have seen all that Laban 
doeth unto thee. 13 I am ^the 
God of Beth-el, where thou ^ anoint- 
edst a pillar, where thou yowedst 
a vow unto me : now arise, get 
thee out from this land, and ^re- 
turn unto the land of thy nativity. 
14 And Rachel and Leah answered 
and said unto him. Is there yet any 
portion or inheritance for us in our 
father's house 1 15 Are we not 
accounted by him as foreigners^ 
for ^ he hath sold us, and hath also 
quite devoured -our money. 16 For 
all the riches which God hath 
taken away from our father, that 
is ours and our children's : now 
then, whatsoever God hath said 
unto thee, do. 



1 Or, wealth 



* Or, the price paid for us 



" ch. 28. 15 
6 ver. 29, 42, 

63 ; ch. 28. 

13, 15 
"^ ch. 29. 25 
d ver. 41 
« ver. 29 
/ ver. 13 ; ch. 

16. 7-11; 22. 

11, 15 
3 ch. 28. 13 
'i ch. 28. 18, 

20 
i ch. 28. 15 
fc ch. 29. 20, 

23, 27 



I ch. 35. 27-29 

"'■ ver. 30, 34 ; 

Judg. 17. 6 ; 

1 S. 19. 13 ; 

Hos. 3. 4 



" ch. 37. 25 



" ver. 29 

P ver. 11 ; ch. 

20. 3, 6 
9 ver. 7, 29 



'•Ex. 


15. 20 


«ch. 


4.21 


< ver 


65 


"ver. 5, 42, 53 


"ver 


24 



17 Then Jacob rose up, and set 
his sons and his wives upon the 
camels ; 18 and he carried away 
all his cattle, and all his substance 
which he had gathered, the cattle 
of his getting, which he had gath- 
ered in Paddan-aram, ' to go to 
Isaac his father unto the land of 
Canaan. 1 9 Now Laban was gone 
to shear his sheep : and Rachel 
stole the '"^ teraphim that were her 
father's. 20 And Jacob ^ stole 
away unawares to Laban the Syr- 
ian, in that he told him not that 
he fled. 21 So he fled with all 
that he had ; and he rose up, and 
passed over ^the River, and set 
his face toward the mountain of 
" Gilead. 

22 And it was told Laban on 
the third day that Jacob was fled. 

23 And he took his brethren with 
him, and pursued after him seven 
days' journey; and he overtook 
him in the mountain of Gilead. 

24 And "God came to Laban the 
Sylvan in a ^ dream of the night, 
and said unto him, «Take heed to 
thyself that thou speak not to 
Jacob either good or bad. 25 And 
Laban came up with Jacob. Now 
Jacob had pitched his tent in the 
mountain : and Laban with his 
brethren encamped in the moun- 
tain of Gilead. 26 And Laban 
said to Jacob, What hast thou 
done, that thou hast stolen away 
unawares to me, and carried away 
my daughters as captives of the 
sword 1 27 \\^ierefore didst thou 
flee secretly, and ^ steal away from 
me, and didst not tell me, that I 
might have sent thee away with 
mirth and with songs, with ^ tabret 
and with ' harp ; 28 and didst not 
suffer me * to kiss my sons and my 
daughters'? now hast thou done 
foolishly. 29 It is in the power 
of my hand to do you hurt : but 
" the God of your father spake unto 
me yesternight, saying, '' Take heed 
to thyself that thou speak not to 
Jacob either good or bad. 30 And 
now, though thou wouldest needs 
be gone, because thou sore long- 
edst after thy father's house, yet 
wherefore hast thou stolen ^my 
gods^ 31 And Jacob answered 
and said to Laban, Because I was 
afraid : for I said. Lest thou 
shouldest take thy daughters from 

3 Heb. stole the heart of Laban the Aramean. 
* That is, the Euphrates. 
5 Heb. didst steal me. 



30 



31.32 



GENESIS 



32.4 



Jacob's angry Reply. Covenant of Galeed. Jacob at Ulahanaim 



me by force. 32 "With whomso- 
ever thou find est thy gods, he 
shall not live : before our brethren 
discern thou what is thine with 
me, and take it to thee. For Jacob 
knew not that Eachel had stolen 
them. 

33 And Laban went into Jacob's 
tent, and into Leah's tent, and into 
the tent of the two maid-servants ; 
but he found them not. And he 
went out of Leah's tent, and en- 
tered into Rachel's tent. 34 Now 
Rachel had taken the teraphim, 
and put them in the camel's saddle, 
and sat upon them. And Laban 
felt about all the tent, but found 
them not. 35 And she said to her 
father, Let not my lord be angry 
that I cannot rise up before thee ; 
for the manner of women is upon 
me. And he searched, but found 
not the teraphim. 

36 And Jacob was wroth, and 
chode with Laban : and Jacob an- 
swered and said to Laban, What 
is my trespass*? what is my sin, 
that thou hast hotly pursued after 
me*? 37 Whereas thou hast felt 
about all my stuff, what hast thou 
found of all thy household stuffs 
Set it here before my brethren and 
thy brethren, that they may judge 
betwixt us two. 38 These twenty 
years have I been with thee ; thy 
ewes and thy she-goats have not 
cast their young, and the rams of 
thy flocks have I not eaten. 39 
That which was torn of beasts I 
brought not unto thee ; I bare the 
loss of it ; of my hand didst thou 
require it, whether stolen by day 
or stolen by night. 40 Thus I was ; 
in the day the drought consumed 
me, and the frost by night; and 
my sleep fled from mine eyes. 
41 These twenty years have I been 
in thy house ; ^ I served thee four- 
teen years for thy two daughters, 
and six years for thy flock : and 
thou hast ''changed my wages ten 
times. 42 Except "^the God of my 
father, the God of Abraham, and 
the Fear of Isaac, had been with 
me, surely now hadst thou sent me 
away empty. ''God hath seen 
mine affliction and the labor of my 
hands, and -^rebuked thee yester- 
night. 

43 And Laban answered and said 
unto Jacob, The daughters are my 
daughters, and the children are 
my children, and ^the flocks are 
my flocks, and all that thou seest 



» ch. 44. 9 
b ch. 29. 27, 

30 
" ver. 7 
d ver. 5, 29. 53 
^ ch. 29. 32 
/ver. 24, 29 
^ ver. 1 



h ch. 21. 27, 

32 
i ch. 28. 18 ; 

Josh. 24. 

26, 27 



fc Josh. 22. 34 



'■ Judg. 11. 29 



Jer. 29. 23 ; 

42. o 



" ch. 28. 13 



" ver. 42 

P Ex. 18. 12 



*[Ch. 32. 1 in 
Heb.] 

9 ver. 28, 43 



2 K. 6. 16, 
17 ; Ps. 34. 7 



« Josh. 21. 

38 ; 2 S. 2. 8 
< ver. 7, 11 ; 

ch. 27. 41, 

42 
" ch. 14. 6 
" ch. 25. 30 ; 



is mine : and what can I do this 
day unto these my daughters, or 
unto their children whom they 
have borne ^ 44 And now come, 
let us ''make a covenant, I and 
thou ; and let it be for a witness 
between me and thee. 45 And 
Jacob took ' a stone, and set it up 
for a pillar. 46 And Jacob said 
unto his brethren. Gather stones ; 
and they took stones, and made a 
heap : and they did eat there by^ 
the heap. 47 And Laban ^"called 
it ^ Jegar-saha-dutha : but Jacob 
called it ^Galeed. 48 And Laban 
said, This heap is witness between 
me and thee this day. Therefore 
was the name of it called Galeed : 
49 and ^'Mizpah, for he said, 
Jehovah watch between me and 
thee, when we are "^ absent one from 
another. 50 If thou shalt afflict 
my daughters, and if thou shalt 
take wives besides my daughters, 
no man is with us ; see, '" God is 
witness betwixt me and thee. 
51 And Laban said to Jacob, Be- 
hold this heap, and behold the 
pillar, which I have set betwixt 
me and thee. 52 This heap be 
witness, and the pillar be \vitness, 
that I will not pass over this heap 
to thee, and that thou shalt not 
pass over this heap and this pillar 
unto me, for harm. 53 "The God 
of Abraham, and the God of Nahor, 
the ^God of their father, judge 
betwixt us. And Jacob sware by 
"the Fear of his father Isaac. 
54 -^And Jacob ofiered a sacrifice 
in the mountain, and called his 
brethren to eat bread : and they 
did eat bread, and tarried all night 
in the mountain. *55 And early in 
the morning Laban rose up, and 
* kissed his sons and his daughters, 
and blessed them : and Laban 
departed, and returned unto his 
Or> place. 1 And Jacob went 
O w on his way, and '' the angels 
of God met him. 2 And Jacob 
said when he saw tiiem, This is 
God's host : and he called the name 
of that place ^ ' Mahanaim. 

3 And Jacob *sent messengers 
before him to Esau his brother 
unto the land of "Seir, the field 
of "Edom. 4 And he commanded 
them, saying, Thus shall ye say 

1 That is, Tlie heap of witness, in Aramaic. 

2 That is. The heap of witness, in Hebrew. 

3 That is, The watch tower. 
* Heb. hidden. 

6 Or, gods 

6 That is, Two hosts, or, Companies. 



31 



32.5 



GENESIS 



33.1 



Jacob's Fear of Esau. He sends him Presents and a Message. He wrestles with an Angel 



unto my lord Esau : Thus saith 
thy servant Jacob, I have sojourned 
with Laban, and "stayed until 
now : 5 and * I have oxen, and 
asses, and flocks, and men-servants, 
and maid-servants : and I have sent 
to tell my lord, that I may find 
favor in thy sight. 6 And the 
messengers returned to Jacob.^say- 
ing, We came to thy brother Esau, 
and moreover he cometh to meet 
thee, and four hundred men with 
him. 7 Then Jacob w^as ''greatly 
afraid and was distressed : and he 
divided the people that were with 
him, and the flocks, and the herds, 
and the camels, into two com- 
panies; 8 and he said, If Esau 
come to the one company, and 
smite it, then the company which 
is left shall escape. 9 And Jacob 
said, O '^Gqdof my father Abraham, 
and God of my father Isaac, O Je- 
hovah, who saidst unto me, ''Re- 
turn unto thy country, and to thy 
kindred, and I will do thee good : 
10 ^ I am not worthy of the least 
•^of all the lovingkindnesses, and 
of all the truth, which thou hast 
showed unto thy servant ; for wdth 
my staff I passed over this Jordan ; 
and now I am become two com- 
panies. 11 Deliver me, I pray thee, 
^from the hand of my brother, 
from the hand of Esau : for I fear 
him, lest he come and smite me, 
the mother with the children. 
1 2 And thou saidst, '' I will surely 
do thee good, and ' make thy seed 
as the sand of the sea, which can- 
not be numbered for multitude. 

13 And he lodged there that 
night, and took of that which he 
had with him a present for Esau 
his brother : 1 4 two hundred she- 
goats and twenty he-goats, two 
hundred ewes and twenty rams, 

15 thirty milch camels and their 
colts, forty cows and ten bulls, 
tw^enty she-asses and ten foals. 

16 And he delivered them into the 
hand of his servants, every drove 
by itself, and said unto his ser- 
vants. Pass over before me, and 

§ut a space betwixt drove and 
rove. 1 7 And he commanded the 
foremost, saying, When Esau my 
brother meeteth thee, and asketh 
thee, saying, Whose art thou 1 and 
whither goest thou 1 and w^hose 
are these before thee'? 18 then 
thou shalt say, They are thy ser- 
vant Jacob's ; it is a present sent 

1 Heb. / am less than all &c. 



" cli. 31. 41 
6 ch. 30. 43 
" ver. 11 
d ch. 31. 42 
« ch. 28. 15 ; 

31. 13 
/ch. 24. 27 
'J ch. 27. 41, 

42 ; 33. 4 
1^ ch. 28. 14 
' ch. 22. 17 



fc Dt. 3. 16 ; 
Josh. 12. 2 



I Ho3. 12. 3, 4 



ch. 35. 10 ; 
1 K. 18. 31 



Judg. 13. 
17, 18 



" ch. 16. 13 ; 

Ex. 33. 20 ; 

Num. 12. 

8 ; Judg. 6. 

22 ; 13. 22 
P Judg. 8. 8 



1 ch. 32. 6 



32 



unto my lord Esau : and, behold, 
he also is behind us. 19 And he 
commanded also the second, and 
the third, and all that followed the 
droves, saying, On this manner 
shall ye speak unto Esau, when 
ye find him ; 20 and ye shall say, 
Moreover, behold, thy servant Ja 
cob is behind us. For he said, I 
will appease him with the present 
that goeth before me, and after- 
ward I will see his face ; peradven- 
ture he will accept me. 21 So the 
present passed over before him: 
and he himself lodged that night 
in the company. 

22 And he rose up that night, 
and took his two wives, and his 
two handmaids, and his eleven 
children, and passed over the ford 
of the ^Jabbok. 23 And he took 
them, and sent them over the 
stream, and sent over that which 
he had. 24 And Jacob was left 
alone ; and there ' wrestled a man 
with him until the breaking of 
the day. 25 And when he saw 
that he prevailed not against him, 
he touched the hollow of his thigh ; 
and the hollow of Jacob's thigh 
w;as strained, as he wrestled with 
him. 26 And he said. Let me go, 
for the day breaketh. And he 
said, I will not let thee go, except 
thou bless me. 27 And he said 
unto him, What is thy name 1 And 
he said, Jacob. 28 And '" he said. 
Thy name shall be called no more 
Jacob, but ^ Israel : for thou hast 
^ striven with God and with men, 
and hast prevailed. 29 And "Ja- 
cob asked him, and said. Tell me, 
I pray thee, thy name. And he 
said, Wherefore is it that thou dost 
ask after my name 1 And he blessed 
him there. 30 And Jacob called 
the name of the place ^ Peniel : for, 
said he, "1 have seen God face to 
face, and my life is preserved. 
3 1 And the sun rose upon him as 
he passed over ^ Penuel, and he 
limped upon his thigh. 32 There- 
fore the children of Israel eat not 
the sinew of the hip which is upon 
the hollow of the thigh, unto this 
day : because he touched the hollow 
of Jacob's thigh in the sinew of 
the hip. 

O O And Jacob lifted up his 
tJtJ eyes, and looked, and, be- 
hold, ^ Esau was coming, and with 

2 That is, He who striveth with God, or, God 
striveth. 8 Or, had power with 

* That ia, The face 0/ God. 



33.2 



GENESIS 



34.12 



Jacob meets Esau. He goes to Sliechem. Dinah avenged ))y Simeon and Levi 



him four hundred men. And he 
divided the children unto Leah, 
and unto Rachel, and unto the 
two handmaids. 2 And he put 
the handmaids and their children 
foremost, and Leah, and her chil- 
dren after, and Rachel and Joseph 
hindermost. 3 And he himself 
passed over before theui, and bowed 
himself to the ground seven times, 
until he came near to his brother. 
4 And Esau ran to meet him, and 
embraced him, and "fell on his 
neck, and kissed him: and they 
wept. 5 And he lifted up his 
eyes, and saw the women and 
the children ; and said. Who are 
these with thee'? And he said, 
*The children whom God hath 
graciously given thy servant. 
6 Then the handmaids came near, 
they and their children, and they 
bowed themselves. 7 And Leah 
also and her children came near, 
and bowed themselves : and after 
came Joseph near and Rachel, and 
they bowed themselves. 8 And he 
said, What meanest thou by ''all 
this company which I met? And 
he said, To find favor in the sight 
of my lord. 9 And Esau said, ''I 
have enough, my brother ; let that 
which thou hast be thine. 10 And 
Jacob said. Nay, I pray thee, if 
now I have found favor in thy 
sight, then receive my present at 
my hand ; ^ forasmuch as I have 
seen thy face, as one seeth the face 
of God, and thou wast pleased 
with me. 11 Take, I pray thee, 
my "^ gift that is brought to thee ; 
* because God hath dealt graciously 
with me, and because I have 
^ enough. And he urged him, and 
he took it. 12 And he said. Let 
us take our journey, and let us go, 
and I will go before thee. 1 3 And 
he said unto him. My lord knoweth 
that the children are tender, and 
that the flocks and herds with me 
have their young : and if they over- 
drive them one day, all the flocks 
will die. 14 Let my lord, I pray 
thee, pass over before his servant : 
and I will lead on gently, accord- 
ing to the pace of the cattle that 
are before me and according to the 
pace of the children, until I come 
unto my lord unto -^ Seir. 15 And 
Esau said. Let me now leave with 
thee some of the folk that are with 
me. And he said. What needeth it 1 

1 Or, for therefore have I f^een 
2 Heb. blessing. 3 Heb. all. 

3 



" ch. 45. 14, 

15 
b ch. 48. 9 
" ch. 32. 14- 

16 
rf ch. 27. 39, 

40 
^ ch. 30. 43 
/ch. 32. 3 



'■> Judg. 8. 5, 

14; Ps. 00. 6 
/<■ ch. 12. 6 ; 

Josh. 24. 1 ; 

Judg. 9. 1 
i ch. 25. 20 ; 

28. 2 
k Josh. 24. 

32 ; Jn. 4. 6 



' ch. 30. 21 



" Dt. 22. 21 ; 
Judg. 20. 
6 ; 2 Sam. 
13. 12 



" ch. 13. 9 ; 
20. 15 



let me find favor in the sight of my 
lord. 16 So Esau returned that 
day on his way unto Seir. 1 7 And 
Jacob journeyed to ''Succoth, and 
built him a house, and made booths 
for his cattle : therefore the name 
of the place is called "* Succoth. 

18 And Jacob came ^in peace to 
the city of ^Shechem, which is in 
the land of Canaan, when he came 
from ' Paddan-aram ; and en- 
camped before the city. 19 And 
''^ he bought the parcel of ground, 
where he had spread his tent, at the 
hand of the children of Hamor, 
Shechem's father, for a hundred 
^pieces of money. 20 And he 
erected there an altar, and called 
it "El-Elohe-Israel. 
O A And ' Dinah the daughter 
Otc of Leah, whom she bare 
unto Jacob, went out to see the 
daughters of the land. 2 And 
Shechem the son of Hamor ""the 
Hivite, the prince of the land, saw 
her ; and he took her, and lay with 
her, and humbled her. 3 And his 
soul clave unto Dinah the daughter 
of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, 
and spake ^ kindly unto the damsel. 
4 And Shechem spake unto his 
father Hamor, saying, Get me this 
damsel to wife. 5 Now Jacob heard 
that he had defiled Dinah his daugh- 
ter; and his sons were with his 
cattle in the field : and Jacob held 
his peace until they came. 6 And 
Hamor the father of Shechem went 
out unto Jacob to commune with 
him. 7 And the sons of Jacob 
came in from the field when they 
heard it : and the men were grieved, 
and they were very wroth, because 
he had wrought "folly in Israel in 
lying with Jacob's daughter ; which 
thing ought not to be done. 8 And 
Hamor communed with them, say- 
ing. The soul of my son Shechem 
longeth for your daughter : I pray 
you, give her unto him to wife. 
9 And make ye marriages with us ; 
give your daughters unto us, and 
take our daughters unto you. 10 
And ye shall dwell with us : and 
" the land shall be before you ; dwell 
and trade ye therein, and get you 
possessions therein. 11 And She- 
chem said unto her father and unto 
her brethren. Let me find favor in 
your eyes, and what ye shall say 
unto me I will give. 12 Ask me 

4 That is. Booths. 

5 Or, to Shalem, a city 6 Heb. kesitah. 
7 That is, God, the God of Israel. 

* Heb. to the heart of the damsel. 



33 



34.13 



GENESIS 



35.10 



Diuali avcuged by Simeon aud Levi. Sliechem plundered. Jac^b puts away Idols and goes to Bethel 



never so much dowry and gift, and 
I will give according as ye shall say 
unto me : but give me the damsel 
to wife. 1 3 And the sons of Jacob 
answered Shechem and Hamor his 
fflther with guile, and spake, be- 
cause he had defiled . Dinah their 
sister, 14 and said unto them. We 
cannot do this thing, to give our 
sister to'* one that is uncircumcised ; 
for that were a reproach unto us. 
15 Only on this condition will we 
consent unto you : if je will be as 
we are, that every male of you be 
circumcised ; 16 then will we give 
our daughters unto you, and we 
will take your daughters to us, 
and we will dwell with you, and 
we will become one people. 1 7 But 
if ye will not hearken unto us, 
to be circumcised ; then will we 
take our daughter, and we will be 
gone. 

18 And their words pleased 
Hamor, and vShechem Hamor's 
son. 19 And the young man de- 
ferred not to do the thing, because 
he had delight in Jacob's daughter : 
and he was honored above all the 
house of his father. 20 And Hamor 
and Shechem his son came unto the 
gate of their city, and communed 
with the men of their city, saying, 
21 These men are peaceable with 
us ; therefore let them dwell in the 
land, and trade therein ; for, be- 
hold, the land is large enough for 
them ; let us take their daughters 
to us for wives, and let us give them 
our daughters. 22 Only on this 
condition will the men consent unto 
us to dwell with us, to become one 
people, if every male among us be 
circumcised, as they are circum- 
cised. 23 Shall not their cattle 
and their substance and all their 
beasts be ours 1 only let us consent 
unto them, and they will dwell with 
us. 24 And unto Hamor and unto 
Shechem his son hearkened *all 
that went out of the gate oi his 
city ; and every male was circum- 
cised, all that Avent out of the gate 
of his city. 25 And it came to pass 
on the third day, when they were 
sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, 
''Simeon and Levi, Dinah's breth- 
ren, took each raan his sword, and 
came upon the city ^ unawares, and 
slew all the males. 26 And they 
slew Hamor and Shechem his son 
with the edge of the sword, and 
took Dinah out of Shechem's house, 

1 Or, boldly 



«ch 


17 


14 


bch 


2:i 


10 


^ch. 


49. 


5-7 


d Ex. 5. 


21; 


2 Sam 


. 10. 


6 






«vei 


_ 2 


ch. 


13. 


7 




/ch. 


46. 


20, 


27; 


iChr. 1 


16. 


19 




^ch. 


28. 


19 


Ach. 


28. 


13 


icli. 


31. 


19, 


30 






fcEx 


19 


10, 


14 






' ch. 28. 20-22 


'« ch. 


28. 


15 


"Ex 


15 


16; 


m 2. 


25 


"ch. 


28. 


19; 


48. 


3 




^ ver 


. 3 




9 ch. 24. 


59 


'•ch. 


32. 


29 



and went forth. 27 The sons of 
Jacob came upon the slain, and 
plundered the city, because they 
had defiled their sister. 28 They 
took their flocks and their herds 
and their asses, and that which was 
in the city, and that which was in 
the field ; 29 and all their wealth, 
and all their little ones and their 
wives, took they captive and made 
a prey, even all that was in the 
house. 30 And Jacob said to Sim- 
eon and Levi, Ye have troubled me, 
f to make me odious to the inhab- 
itants of the land, among '^the 
Canaanites and the Perizzites : and, 
■^I being few in number, they will 
gather themselves together against 
me and smite me; and I shall be 
destroyed, I and my house. 3 1 And 
they said. Should he deal with our 
sister as with a harlot 1 
O ^ And God said unto Jacob, 

tJ Arise, go up to ^ Beth-el, and 
dwell there : and make there an 
ai tar unto '' God, who appeared unto 
thee when thou fleddest from the 
face of Esau thy brother. 2 Then 
Jacob said unto his household, and 
to all that were with him, Put away 
Hhe foreign gods that are among 
you, and ''purify yourselves, and 
change your garments : 3 and let 
us arise, and go up to Beth-el ; and 

1 will make there ^an altar unto 
God, who answered me in the day 
of my distress, and "*was with me 
in the way which I went. 4 And 
they gave unto Jacob all the foreign 
gods which were in their hand, and 
the rings v/hich were in their ears ; 
and Jacob hid them under the " oak 
which was by Shechem. 5 And 
they journeyed : and " a terror of 
God was upon the cities that were 
round about them, and they did 
not pursue after the sons of Jacob. 
6 So Jacob came to " Luz, which is 
in the land of Canaan (the same is 
Beth-el), he and all the people that 
were with him. 7 And -^he built 
there an altar, and called the place 
^ El-beth-el ; because there God was 
revealed unto him, when he fled 
from the face of his brother. 8 And 
^Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, 
and she was buried below Beth-el 
under the oak : and the name of it 
was called ^ Allon-bacuth. 

9 And God appeared unto Jacob 
again, when he came from Paddan- 
aram, and ^blessed him. 10 And 

2 Or, terebinth 3 That is, The God of Beth-el. 
* That is, The oak of weeping. 



34 



35.11 



GENESIS 



36.15 



Cod blesses Jacob. Birth of Benjamin. Rachel's Death. Jacob's Sons. Isaac's Death. Esau's Posterity 



"■ God said unto him, Thy name is 
Jacob : thy name shall not be called 
any more Jacob, but Israel shall be 
thy name : and he called his name 
Israel. 11 And God said unto him, 
I am ^ * God Almighty : " be fruitful 
and multiply ; a nation and a ''com- 
pany of nations shall be of thee, 
and "kings shall come out of thy 
loins; 12 and -^the land which I 
gave unto Abraham and Isaac, to 
thee I will give it, and to thy seed 
after thee will I give the land. 

1 3 And ^ God went up from him in 
the place where he spake with him. 

1 4 And Jacob set up '' a pillar in 
the place where he spake with him, 
a pillar of stone : and he poured out 
a drink-offering thereon, and poured 
oil thereon. 15 And Jacob called 
the name of the place where God 
spake with him, Beth-el. 

16 And they journeyed from 
Beth-el; and there was still some 
distance to come to ' Ephrath : and 
Rachel travailed, and she had hard 
labor. 17 And it came to pass, 
when she was in hard labor, that 
the midwife said unto her. Fear 
not ; for now ^ thou shalt have an- 
other son. 1 8 And it came to pass, 
as her soul was departing (for she 
died), that she called his name 
^ Ben-oni : but his father called him 
^ Benjamin. 19 And ' Rachel died, 
and was buried in the way to 
Ephrath (the same is Beth-lehem). 

20 And Jacob set up a pillar upon 
her grave : the same is the "' Pillar 
of Rachel's grave unto this day. 

21 And Israel journeyed, and 
spread his tent beyond the tower 
of Eder. 22 And it came to pass, 
while Israel dwelt in that land, 
that '* Reuben went and lay with 
Bilhah his father's concubine : and 
Israel heard of it. 

Now the sons of Jacob were 
twelve: 23 " the sons of Leah : Reu- 
ben, Jacob's first-born, and Sim- 
eon, and Levi, and Judah, and 
Issachar, and Zebulun ; 24 ^ the 
sons of Rachel : Joseph and Ben- 
jamin ; 25 and * the sons of Bil- 
hah, Rachel's handmaid : Dan and 
Naphtali; 26 and ''the sons of 
Zilpah, Leah's handmaid : Gad and 
Asher : these are the sons of Jacob, 
that were born to him in Paddan- 
aram. 27 And Jacob came unto 
Isaac his father to * Mamre, to Kiri- 

1 Heb. El Shaddai. 

2 That is, The son of my sorroio. 

3 That is, The son of the right hand. 



° ch. 32. 28 
6 ch. 17. 1 ; 

28. 3 
" ch. 9. 1, 7 
rf ch. 48. 4 
" ch. 17. 6, 

16 ; 36. 31 
/ch. 13. 16; 

26. 3 ; 28. 

13 
'J ch. 17. 22 ; 

18. 33 
'>■ ch. 28. 18, 

19; 31. 45 
i ver. 19 ; 

Ruth 4. 11 ; 

Mic. 6. 2 
^ ch. 30. 24 
' ch. 48. 7 
'"• 1 S. 10. 2 
"■ ch. 49. 4 ; 

1 Chr. 6. 1 
° ch. 29. 31- 

35 ; 30. 18- 

20 
P ch. 30. 22- 

24 
9 ch. 30. 6-8 
^ ch. 30. 10- 

13 
* ch. 18. 1 ; 

23. 19 



t ch. 26. 26 
" ch. 25. 8 
" ch. 15. 15 
^ ch. 25. 30 
y ch. 26. 34 : 

28. 9 
^ ch. 12. 5 



«ch. 



& ch. 32. 3 
" ver. 1, 19 



ath-ar ba (the same is Hebron), where 
Abraham and Isaac sojourned. 

28 And the days of Isaac were 
*a hundred and fourscore years. 
29 And Isaac gave up the ghost, 
and died, and was "* gathered unto 
his people, " old and full of days : 
and Esau and Jacob his sons buried 
him. 

O f^ Now these are the genera- 
0\J tions of *Esau (the same is 
Edom). 2 Esau took ^ his wives of 
the daughters of Canaan : Adah the 
daughter of Elon the Hittite, and 
Oholibamah the daughter of Anah, 
the daughter of Zibeon the Hivite, 
3 and Basemath Ishmael's daugh- 
ter, sister of Nebaioth. 4 And Adah 
bare to Esau Eliphaz ; and Base- 
math bare Reuel ; 5 and Oholi- 
bamah bare Jeush, and Jalam, and 
Korah : these are the sons of Esau, 
that were born unto him in the land 
of Canaan. 6 ^And Esau took his 
wives, and his sons, and his daugh- 
ters, and all the souls of his house, 
and his cattle, and all his beasts, 
and all his possessions, which he 
had gathered in the land of 
Canaan ; and went into a land 
away from his brother Jacob. 
7 "For their substance was too 
great for them to dwell together; 
and the land of their sojournings 
could not bear them because of 
their cattle. 8 And Esau dwelt in 
mount '' Seir : Esau is " Edom. 

9 And these are the generations 
of Esau the father of "^the Edom- 
ites in mount Seir : 10 these are 
the names of Esau's sons : Eliphaz 
the son of Adah the wife of Esau, 
Reuel the son of Basemath the 
wife of Esau. 11 And the sons 
of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, 
^Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz. 
1 2 And Timna was concubine to 
Eliphaz Esau's son ; and she bare 
to Eliphaz Amalek : these are the 
sons of Adah, Esau's wife. 1 3 And 
these are the sons of Reuel : Nahath, 
and Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah : 
these were the sons of Basemath, 
Esau's wife. 14 And these were 
the sons of Oholibamah the 
daughter of Anah, the daughter of 
Zibeon, Esau's wife: and she bare 
to Esau Jeush, and Jalam, and 
Korah. 

15 These are the chiefs of the 
sons of Esau : the sons of Eliphaz 
the first-born of Esau : chief Te- 
man, chief Omar, chief Zepho, 

4 Heb. Edom. 5 in i Chr. 1. 36, Zephi. 



S5 



36.16 



GENESIS 



37. 



Chiefs of Edom. Sons of Selr. Kings of Edoui. Jacob's Partiality for Joseph. Joseph's Dreams 



chief Kenaz, 16 chief Korah, chief 
Gatam, chief Amalek : these are 
the chiefs that came of Eliphaz in 
the land of Edom ; these are the 
sons of Adah. 17 And these are 
the sons of Reuel, Esau's son: 
chief Nahatli, cliief Zerah, chief 
Shammah, chief Mizzah : these 
are the chiefs that came of Reuel 
in the land of Edom ; these are the 
sons of Basemath, Esau's wife. 
18 And these are the sons of Oho- 
libamah, Esau's wife : chief Jeush, 
chief Jalam, chief Korah : these 
are the chiefs that came of Oho- 
libamah the daughter of Anah, 
Esau's wife. 19 These are the 
sons of Esau, and these are their 
chiefs : the same is Edom. 

20 These are the sons of Seir 
"" the Horite, the inhabitants of the 
land : Lotan and Shobal and Zibeon 
and Anah, 21 and Dishon and Ezer 
and Dishan : these are the chiefs 
that came of the Horites, the chil- 
dren of Seir in the land of Edom. 
22 And the children of Lotan were 
Hori and ^ Heman ; and Lotan's sis- 
ter was Timna. 23 And these are 
the children of Shobal : '^ Alvan and 
Manahath and Ebal, ^ Shepho and 
Onam. 24 And these are the chil- 
dren of Zibeon : Aiah and Anah ; 
this is Anah who found the hot 
springs in the wilderness, as he fed 
the asses of Zibeon his father. 25 
And these are the children of 
Anah : Dishon and Oholibamah 
the daughter of Anah. 26 And 
these are the children of "* Dishon : 
^Hemdan and Eshban and Ithran 
and Cheran. 27 These are the 
children of Ezer : Bilhan and 
Zaavan and "^ Akan. 28 These are 
the children of Dishan : Uz and 
Aran. 29 These are the chiefs 
that came of the Horites : chief 
Lotan, chief Shobal, chief Zibeon, 
chief Anah, 30 chief Disihon, chief 
Ezer, chief Dishaji : these are the 
chiefs that came of the Horites, 
according to their chiefs in the 
land of Seir. 

3 1 And these are the kings that 
reigned in the land of Edom, be- 
fore there reigned any *king over 
the children of Israel. 32 And 
Bela the son of Beor reigned in 
Edom ; and the name of his city 
was Dinhabah. 33 And Bela died, 

iln 1 Chr. 1. 39, Homam. 

2 In 1 Chr. 1. 40, Alian. 

3 In 1 Chr. 1. 46, Shephl. * Heb. Dishan. 

5 In 1 Chr. 1. 41, Hainran. 

6 In 1 Chr. 1. 42, Jaakan. 



<^ ch. 14. 6 ; 

Dt. 2. 12, 

22 ; 1 Chr. 

1. 38-42 
b ch. 17. 6, 

16 ; 35. 11 ; 

1 Chr. 1. 43 



" ch. 17. 8 ; 

28. 4 



d ch. 41. 46 



ch. 35. 25, 
26 



/ ch. 44. 20 
'J ver. 23, 32 



h ch. 28. 12 ; 
31.10,11,5 



and Jobab the son of Zerah of 
Bozrah reigned in his stead, 34 
And Jobab died, and Husham of 
the land of the Temanites reigned 
in his stead. 35 And Husham 
died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, 
who smote Midian in the field of 
Moab, reigned in his stead : and 
the name of his city was Avith. 

36 And Hadad died, and Samlah 
of Masrekah reigned in his stead. 

37 And Samlah died, and Shaul of 
Behoboth by the River reigned in 
his stead. 38 And Shaul died, and 
Baal-hanan the son of Achbor 
reigned in his stead. 39 And 
Baal-hanan the son of Achbor died, 
and '^ Hadar reigned in his stead : 
and the name of his city was 
^ Pau ; and his wife's name was 
Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, 
the daughter of Me-zahab. 

40 And these are the names of the 
chiefs that came of Esau, according 
to their families, after their places, 
by their names : chief Timna, chief 
^Alvah, chief Jetheth, 41 chief Oho- 
libamah, chief Elah, chief Pinon, 
42 chief Kenaz, chief Teman, chief 
Mibzar, 43 chief Magdiel, chief 
Iram : these are the chiefs of Edom, 
according to their habitations in 
the land of their possession. This 
is Esau, the father of '^^ the Edomites, 
O^ And Jacob dwelt in Hhe 
O i land of his father's sojourn- 
ings, in the land of Canaan. 2 
These are the generations of Jacob. 
Joseph, being '^ seventeen years old, 
was feeding the flock with his 
brethren; and he was a lad with 
"the sons of Bilhah, and with the 
sons of Zilpah, his father's wives : 
and Joseph brought the evil report 
of them unto their father. 3 Now 
Israel loved Joseph more than all 
his children, because he was •''the 
son of his old age : and he made 
him " a ^ coat of many colors. 4 And 
his brethren saw that their father 
loved him more than all his 
brethren ; and they hated him, and 
could not speak peaceably unto 
him. 

5 And Joseph '' dreamed a dream, 
and he told it to his brethren : and 
they hated him yet the more. 6 
And he said unto thern. Hear, I 
pray you, this dream which I have 
dreamed : 7 for, behold, we were 
binding sheaves in the field, and, 

7 In 1 Chr. 1. 60, Hadad. 

s In 1 Chr. 1. 50, Pai. 

y In 1 Chr. 1. 61, Aliah. lo Heb. FAlom. 

11 Or, a long garment with sleeves 



36 



37.8 



GENESIS 



37.35 



Joseph's Dreams. He is sent to Shecliein. His Brothers sell him into 



Jacob's Lamentation 



lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood 
upright ; and, behold, your sheaves 
came round about, and "made 
obeisance to my sheaf. 8 And his 
brethren said to him, ''Shalt thou 
indeed reign over us \ or shalt thou 
indeed have dominion over usi 
And they hated him yet the more 
for his dreams, and for his words. 
9 And he dreamed yet another 
dream, and told it to his brethren, 
and said, Behold, I have dreamed 
yet a dream ; and, behold, the sun 
and the moon and eleven stars made 
obeisance to me. 10 And he told 
it to his father, and to his breth- 
ren ; and his father rebuked him, 
and said unto him. What is this 
dream that thou hast dreamed *? 
Shall I and thy mother and ''thy 
brethren indeed come to bow down 
ourselves to thee to the earth'? 
1 1 And '^ his brethren envied him ; 
but his father kept the saying in 
mind. 

12 And his brethren went to 
feed their father's flock in She- 
chem. 13 And Israel said unto 
Joseph, Are not thy brethren feed- 
ing the flock in "Shechem*? come, 
and I will send thee unto them. 
And he said to mm, Here am I. 
1 4 And he said io him, Go now, 
see whether it is well with thy 
brethren, and well with the flock ; 
and bring me word again. •'^So he 
sent him out of the vale of Hebron, 
and he came to Shechem. 1 5 And 
a certain man found him, and, be- 
hold, he was wandering in the 
field : and the man asked him, say- 
ing, What seekest thou'? 16 And 
he said, I am seeking my brethren : 
tell me, I pray thee, where they 
are feeding the flock. 1 7 And the 
man said, They are departed hence ; 
for I heard them say, Let us go to 
^ Dothan. And Joseph went after 
his brethren, and found them in 
Dothan. 

18 And they saw him afar off, 
and before he came near unto 
them, they conspired against him 
to slay him. 19 And they said 
one to another, Behold, this 
Mreamer cometh. 20 Come now 
therefore, and let us slay him, and 
cast him into one of the pits, and 
''we will say. An evil beast hath 
devoured him : and we shall see 
what will become of his dreams. 
21 And * Reuben heard it, and de- 
livered him out of their hand, and 

1 Heb. master of dreams. 



"■ Ch. 42. 6, 

9 ; 43. 26 ; 

44. 14 
6 ch. 49. 26 ; 

Dt. 33. 16 
" ch. 27. 29 
<i Acts 7. 9 
« ch. 33. 18- 

20 
/ ch. 35. 27 
£' 2 K. 6. 13 
'« ver. 32 
' ch. 42. 22 



fc ver. 28 ; ch. 
16. 12 ; 39. 1 

' ch. 43. 11 
"^ Jer. 8. 22; 
46. 11 



" ver. 20 
ch. 42. 21 



P ver. 26 ; 
Judg. 6. 1 ■ 

8. 22. 24 

1 ch. 45. 4 ; 
Acts 7. 9 

»■ ch. 39. 1 



* ver. 34 ; ch. 
44. 13 



t ch. 42. 13, 
30 

" ver. 3, 23 



2^ ver. 33;ch. 
25. 8; 35.29; 
42. 38 ; 44. 
29, 31 



37 



said. Let us not take his life. 22 
And Reuben said unto them, Shed 
no blood ; cast him into this pit 
that is in the wilderness, but lay 
no hand upon him : that ne might 
deliver him out of their hand, to 
restore him to his father. 23 And 
it came to pass, when Joseph was 
come unto his brethren, that they 
stripped Joseph of his coat, the 
coat of many colors that was on 
him ; 24 and they took him, and 
cast him into the pit : and the pit 
was empty, there was no water in 
it. 

25 And they sat down to eat 
bread : and they lifted up their 
eyes and looked, and, behold, a 
caravan of '^ Ishmaelites was com- 
ing from Gilead, with their camels 
bearing '^'spicery and ^'"balm and 
^ myrrh, going to carry it down to 
Egypt. 26 And Judah said unto 
his brethren. What profit is it if we 
slay our brother and "conceal his 
blood'? 27 "Come, and let us sell 
him to the Ishmaelites, and let not 
our hand be upon him ; for he is 
our brother, our flesh. And his 
brethren hearkened unto him. 
28 And there passed by ^Midian- 
ites, rnerchantmen ; and they di'ew 
and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, 
and * sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites 
for twenty pieces of silver. And 
'■ they brought Joseph into Egypt. 

29 And Reuben returned unto 
the pit ; and, behold, Joseph was 
not in the pit; and he 'rent his 
clothes. 30 And he returned unto 
his brethren, and said, '^The child 
is not ; and I, whither shall I go '? 
31 And "they took Joseph's coat, 
and killed a he-goat, and dipped 
the coat in the blood; 32 and they 
sent the coat of many colors, and 
they brought it to their father, and 
said. This have we found : know 
now whether it is thy son's coat or 
not. 33 And he knew it, and said. 
It is my son's coat ; " an evil beast 
hath devoured him ; Joseph is 
without doubt torn in pieces. 
34 And Jacob "* rent his garments, 
and put sackcloth upon his loins, 
and mourned for his son many 
days. 35 And all his sons and all 
his daughters rose up to comfort 
him ; but he refused to be com- 
forted ; and he said. For I will go 
down to ^ Sheol to my son mourn- 
ing. And his father wept for him. 

2 Or, gum tragacanth Or, storax 

3 Or, mastic * Or, ladanum 



37.36 



GENESIS 



38.28 



Jadali's Children by Shua. His Children by Tamar 



36 And the ^ Midianites '^sold him 
into Egypt unto Potiphar, an officer 
of Pharaoh's, the "captain of the 
guard. 

Q Q And it came to pass at 
O O that time, that Judah went 
down from his brethren, and 
turned in to a certain * Adullamite, 
whose name was Hirah. 2 And 
Judah saw there a daughter of a 
certain Canaanite wliose name was 
Shua ; and he took her, and went 
in unto her. 3 And she conceived, 
and bare a son ; and he called his 
name ''Er. 4 And she conceived 
again, and bare a son ; and she 
called his name Onan. 5 And she 
yet again bare a son, and called his 
name Shelah : and he was at Che- 
zib, when .she bare him. 6 And 
Judah took a wife for Er his first- 
born, and her name was Tamar. 
7 And '^ Er, Judah's first-born, was 
wicked in the sight of Jehovah; 
and Jehovah slew him. 8 And 
Judah said unto Onan, ''Go in 
unto thy brother's wife, and per- 
form the duty of a husband's 
brother unto her, and raise up 
seed to thy iDrother. 9 And Onan 
knew that the seed would not be 
his ; and it came to pass, when he 
went in unto his brother's wife, 
that he spilled it on the ground, 
lest he should give seed to his 
brother. 10 And the thing which 
he did was evil in the sight of 
Jehovah: and he slew him also. 
11 Then said Judah to Tamar his 
daughter-in-law, •''Remain a widow 
in thy father's house, till Shelah 
my son be grown up ; for he said. 
Lest he also die, like his brethren. 
And Tamar went and dwelt in her 
father's house. 

1 2 And in process of time Shua's 
daughter, the w-ife of Judah, died : 
and Judah was comforted, and 
went up unto his sheep-shearers to 
•'Timnah, he and his friend Hirah 
the Adullamite. ^ 13 And it was 
told Tamar, saying. Behold, thy 
father-in-law goeth up to Timnah 
to shear his sheep. 14 And she 

gut off from her the garments of 
er widowhood, and ^ covered her- 
self with her veil, and wrapped 
herself, and sat in the gate of 
' Enaim, which is by the way to 
Timnah ; for she saw that Shelah 
was grown up, and she was not 
given unto him to wife. 15 When 

I Heb. Mcdnnites. 

- Heb. chief of the executioners. 



" ch. 39. 1 
b Josh. 15. 

35 ; 1 Sam. 

22. 1 
^ ch. 46. 12 ; 

Num. 26. 

19 
d 1 Chr. 2. 3 
« Dt. 25. 6, 

6 ; Mt. 22. 

24 
/Euthl. 12. 

13 
^ Josh. 15. 

10, 57 
/i ch. 24. 65 
i Josh. 15. 

34 



fc ch. 41. 42 



' Lev. 21. ! 



ch. 25. 
24-26 



38 



Judah saw her, he thought her to 
be a harlot; for she had covered 
her face. 16 And he turned unto 
her by the way, and said, Come, I 
pray thee, let me come in unto thee : 
for he knew not that she was his 
daughter-in-law. And she said. 
What wilt thou give me, that thou 
mayest come in unto me ? 17 And 
he said, I will send thee a kid of 
the goats from the flock. And she 
said. Wilt thou give me a pledge, 
till thou send if? 18 And he said, 
What pledge shall I give theel 
And she said, ^ Thy signet and thy 
cord, and thy staff that is in thy 
hand. And he gave them to her, 
and came in unto her, and she con- 
ceived by him. 1 9 And she arose, 
and went away, and put off her 
veil from her, and put on the gar- 
ments of her widowhood. 20 And 
Judah sent the kid of the goats by 
the hand of his friend the Adul- 
lamite, to receive the pledge from 
the woman's hand : but he found 
her not. 21 Then he asked the 
men of her place, saying. Where is 
the ^ prostitute, that was at Enaim 
by the wayside 1 And they said. 
There hath been no ^prostitute 
here. 22 And he returned to 
Judah, and said, I have not found 
her ; and also the men of the place 
said, There hath been no ^prosti- 
tute here. 23 And Judah said. 
Let her take it to her, lest we be 
put to shame : behold, I sent this 
kid, and thou hast not found her. 

24 And it came to pass about 
three months after, that it was 
told Judah, saying, Tamar thy 
daughter-in-law hath played the 
harlot ; and moreover, behold, she 
is with child by whoredom. And 
Judah said. Bring her forth, and 
'let her be burnt. 25 When she 
was brought forth, she sent to hei 
father-in-law, saying. By the man, 
whose these are, am I with child : 
and she said, Discern, I pray thee, 
whose are these, the signet, and 
the cords, and the staff. 26 And 
Judah acknowledged them, and 
said. She is more righteous than I, 
forasmuch as I gave her not to 
Shelah my son. And he knew her 
again no more. 27 And it came to 
pass in the time of her travail, 
that, behold, '"t\yins were in her 
womb. 28 And it came to pass, 

3 Heb. kecleshah, that is, a woman dedicated 
to impure heatlieii worship. See Dt. 23. 17 ; Hos. 
4. 14. 



38.29 



GENESIS 



40.2 



Joseph is made Potiphar's Overseer. Joseph and Potiphar's Wife. Joseph is put in Prison 



39 



when she travailed, that one put 
out a hand : and the midwife took 
and bound upon his hand a scarlet 
thread, saying, This came out first. 
29 And it came to pass, as he drew 
back his hand, that, behold, his 
brother came out : and she said, 
^ Wherefore hast thou made a 
breach for thyself? therefore his 
name was called '^'^ Perez. 30 And 
afterward came out his brother, 
that had the scarlet thread upon 
his hand : and his name was called 
Zerah. 

And Joseph was brought 
down to Egypt; and Poti- 
phar, an officer of Pharaoh's, the 
captain of -the guard, an Egyptian, 
bought him of the hand of *the 
Ishmaelites, that had brought him 
down thither. 2 And "Jehovah 
was with Joseph, and he was a 
prosperous man; and he was in 
the house of his master the Egyp- 
tian. 3 And his master '^ saw that 
Jehovah was with him, and that 
Jehovah ''made all that he did to 
prosper in his hand. 4 And Joseph 
found favor in his sight, and he 
ministered unto him : and he made 
him overseer over his house, and 
•''all that he had he put into his 
hand. 5 And it came to pass from 
the time that he made him overseer 
in his house, and over all that he 
had, that Jehovah ^blessed the 
Egyptian's house for -Joseph's sake ; 
and ''the blessing of Jehovah was 
upon all that he had, in the house 
and in the field. 6 And he left all 
that he had in Joseph's hand ; and 
^he knew not aught that was ^vith. 
him, save the bread which he did 
eat. And Joseph was ' comely, and 
well-favored. 

7 And it came to pass after these 
things, '^that his master's wife 
cast her eyes upon Joseph ; and 
she said, Lie with me. 8 But ^ he 
refused, and said unto his master's 
wife. Behold, my master ^knoweth 
not what is with me in the house, 
and he hath put all that he hath 
into my hand : 9 ''' he is not greater 
in this house than I ; neither hath 
he kept back anything from me 
but thee, because thou art his 
wife : how then can I do this great 
wickedness, and '* sin against God '? 
10 And it came to pass, as she 
spake to Joseph day by day, that 

1 Or, How hast thou made a. breach ! a breach 
be upon thee ! 2 That is, A breach. 

'^ Or, %vith him he knew not 
* Or, knoweth not with me what is &c. 



"ch. 4G. 12; 

Ruth 4. 12 
6 ch. 37. 25, 

28, 36 ; Ps. 

105. 17 
" ver. 3, 21, 

23 
d ch. 21. 22 ; 

« Ps.!. 3 
/ ver. 8, 22 
'J ch. 30. 27 
ft Dt. 28. 3, 

4, 11 
' ch. 29. 17 
fc Prov. 7. 

16-20 
' Prov. G. 23, 

24 
'"■ ch. 41. 40 
" ch. 42. 18 ; 

2 Sam. 12. 

13 



Ps. 105. 18 



P ver. 2 ; Ps. 
105. 19 ; 
Acts 7. 9 



5 ver. 4 

*■ ver. 3, 8 
* ver. 2 
< ver. 3 
"ver. 11, 13 



he hearkened not unto her, to lie 
by her, 07' to be with her. 1 1 And 
it came to pass about this time, 
that he went into the house to do 
his work ; and there was none of 
the men of the house there within. 
1 2 And she caught him by his gar- 
ment, saying, Lie with me : and he 
left his garment in her hand, and 
fxcd, and got him out. 13 And it 
came to pass, when she saw that 
he had left his garment in her 
hand, and was fled forth, 14 that 
she called unto the men of her 
house, and spake unto them, say- 
ing. See, he hath brought in a 
Hebrew unto us to mock us : he 
came in unto me to lie with me, 
and I cried with a loud voice : 

15 and it came to pass, when he 
heard that I lifted up my voice 
and cried, that he left his garment 
by me, and fled, and got him out. 

16 And she laid up his garment 
by her, until his master came 
home. 17 And she spake unto 
him according to these words, 
saying. The Hebrew servant, 
whom thou hast brought unto 
us, came in unto me to mock mo : 
18 and it came to pass, as I lifted 
up my voice and cried, that he left 
his garment by me, and fled out. 

19 And it came to pass, when 
his master heard the words of his 
wife, which she spake unto him, 
saying. After this manner did thy 
servant to me ; that his wrath 
was kindled. 20 And Joseph's 
master took him, and "put him 
into the prison, the place where 
the king's prisoners were bound : 
and he was there in the prison. 

21 But ^ Jehovah was with Joseph, 
and showed kindness unto him, 
and gave him favor in the 
sight of the keeper of the prison. 

22 And the keeper of the prison 
* committed to Joseph's hand all 
the prisoners that were in the 
prison ; and whatsoever they did 
there, he was the doer of it. 

23 ''The keeper of the prison 
looked not to anything that was 
under his hand, because * Jehovah 
was with him ; and that which he 
did, '^ Jehovah made it to prosper. 
/I /^ And it came to pass after 
"TV/ these things, that "the but- 
ler of the king of Egypt and his 
baker ofifended their lord the king 
of Egypt. 2 And Pharaoh was 
wroth against his two officers, 
against the chief of the butlers, 



39 



40.3 



GENESIS 



41.8 



Joseph interprets the Dreams of Fellow-prisoners. Pharaoh's Dreams of the Kine and the Ears of drain 



and against the chief of the bakers. 
3 And he put them in ward in the 
house of the « captain of the guard, 
into the prison, the place where 
Joseph was bound. 4 And the 
captain of the guard charged Jo- 
seph with them, and he ministered 
unto them : and they continued 
a season in ward. 5 And they 
dreamed a dream both of them, 
each man his dream, in one night, 
each man according to the inter- 
pretation of his dream, the butler 
and the baker of the king of 
Egypt, who were bound in the 
prison. 6 And Joseph came in 
unto them in the morning, and 
saw them, and, behold, they were 
sad. 7 And he asked Pharaoh's 
officers that were with him in 
ward in his master's house, say- 
ing, * Wherefore look ye so sad 
to-day*? 8 And they said unto 
him, MVe have dreamed a dream, 
and there is none that can inter- 
pret it. iVnd Joseph said unto 
them, ''Do not interpretations be- 
long to God"? tell it me, I pray 
you. 

9 And the chief butler told his 
dream to Joseph, and said to him. 
In my dream, behold, a vine was 
before me ; 10 and in the vine 
were three branches : and it was 
as though it budded, and its blos- 
soms shot forth ; and the clusters 
thereof brought forth ripe grapes : 
11 and Pharaoh's cup was in my 
hand ; and I took the grapes, and 
pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, 
and I gave the cup into Pharaoh's 
hand. 12 And Joseph said unto 
him, This is the interpretation of 
it : the three branches are three 
days ; 1 3 within yet three days 
shall Pharaoh lift up thy head, 
and restore thee unto thine office : 
and thou shalt give Pharaoh's cup 
into his hand, after the former 
manner when thou wast his butler. 
14 But have me in thy remem- 
brance when it shall be well with 
thee, and show kindness, I pray 
thee, unto me, and make mention 
of me unto Pharaoh, and bring me 
out of this house : 1 5 for indeed 
" I was stolen away out of the land 
of the Hebrews : and here also 
have I done nothing that they 
should put me into the dungeon. 

16 When the chief baker saw 
that the interpretation was good, 
he said unto Joseph, I also was in 
my dream, and, behold, three bas- 



ch. 39. 1, 20 
Neh. 2. 2 
ch. 41. 15 
ch. 41. IG ; 
Dan. 2. 27, 
28 

ch. 37. 26- 
28 



^2K. 25. 27; 
Jer. 52. 31 



ver. 13 
ver. 19 



Job 8. 11 ; 
Is. 19. (3, 7 



Dan. 2. 1,3 
Ex.7. 11,22 



Dan. 2. 27 ; 
4. 7 



kets of white bread were on my 
head : 1 7 and in the uppermost 
basket there was of all manner of 
baked food for Pharaoh ; and the 
birds did eat them out of the bas- 
ket upon my head. 18 And Jo- 
seph answered and said. This is 
the interpretation thereof : the 
three baskets are three days ; 
19 within yet three days shall 
Pharaoh lift up thy head from off 
thee, and shall hang thee on a 
tree ; and the birds shall eat thy 
flesh from off thee. 20 And it 
came to pass the third day, which 
was Pharaoh's birthday, that he 
made a feast unto all his servants : 
■^and he lifted up the head of the 
chief butler and the head of the 
chief baker among his servants. 
21 And he restored the chief but- 
ler unto his butlership again ; and 
^he gave the cup into Pharaoh's 
hand: 22 but ''he hanged the 
chief baker : as Joseph had inter- 
preted to them. 23 Yet did not 
the chief butler remember Joseph, 
but forgat him. 

/j ^ And it came to pass at 
^jL the end of two full years, 
that Pharaoh dreamed : and, be- 
hold, he stood by the ^ river. 
2 And, behold, there came up 
out of the river seven kine, well- 
favored and fat-fleshed ; and they 
fed in Hhe reed-grass. 3 And, 
behold, seven other kine came 
up after them out of the river, 
ill-favored and lean-fleshed, and 
stood by the other kine upon the 
brink of the river. 4 And the 
ill-favored and lean-fleshed kine 
did eat up the seven well-favored 
and fat kine. So Pharaoh awoke. 
.5 And he slept and dreamed a 
second time : and, behold, seven 
ears of grain came up upon one 
stalk, '^ rank and good. 6 And, be- 
hold, seven ears, thin and blasted 
with the east wind, sprung up 
after them. 7 And the thin ears 
swallowed up the seven - rank and 
full ears. And Pharaoh awoke, 
and, behold, it was a dream. 
8 And it came to pass in the 
morning that ^ his spirit was troub- 
led ; and he sent and called for 
all the ^ ' magicians of Egypt, and 
all the wise men thereof : and 
Pharaoh told them his dream ; but 
'"there was none that could inter- 
pret them unto Pharaoh. 

1 Heb. Yeor^ that is, the Nile. 
" Heb. fat. * Or, sacred scribes 



40 



41.9 



GEKESIS 



41.40 



Joseph interprets Pharaohs Dreams. He is made Ruler of Egypt 



9 Then spake the chief butler 
unto Pharaoh, saying, I Mo re- 
member * my faults this day : 

10 Pharaoh was wroth with his 
servants, and put me in ward in 
the house of the captain of the 
guard, me and the chief baker : 

11 and we dreamed a dream in 
one night, I and he ; we dreamed 
each man according to the inter- 
pretation of his dream. 12 And 
there was with us there a young 
man, a Hebrew, servant to the 
captain of the guard ; and we told 
him, and he interpreted to us our 
dreams ; to each man according 
to his dream he did interpret. 
13 And it came to pass, *as he 
interpreted to us, so it was ; '^ me 
he restored unto mine office, and 
him he hanged. 

14 ''Then Pharaoh sent and 
called Joseph, and they brought 
him '^hastily out of the dungeon: 
and he shaved himself, and 
changed his raiment, and came 
in unto Pharaoh. 15 And Pha- 
raoh said unto Joseph, I have 
dreamed a dream, and Hhere is 
none that can interpret it : and I 
have heard say of thee, that M^hen 
thou hearest a dream thou canst 
interpret it. 16 And Joseph an- 
swered Pharaoh, saying, -^It is not 
in me : ^ God will give Pharaoh an 
' answer of peace. 17 And Pharaoh 
spake unto Joseph, In my dream, 
behold, I stood upon the brink of 
the river: 18 and, behold, there 
came up out of the river seven 
kine, fat-fleshed and well-favored ; 
and they fed in the reed-grass : 
19 and, behold, seven other kine 
came up after them, poor and very 
ill-favored and lean-fleshed, such 
as I never saw in all the land of 
Egypt for badness : 20 and the 
lean and ill-favored kine did eat 
up the first seven fat kine : 21 and 
when they had eaten them up, it 
could not be known that they had 
eaten them; but they were still 
ill-favored, as at the beginning. 
So I awoke. 22 And I saw in my 
dream, and, behold, seven ears 
came up upon one stalk, full and 
good : 23 and, behold, seven ears, 
withered, thin, mid blasted with 
the east wind, sprung up after 
them : 24 and the thin ears swal- 
lowed up the seven good ears : and 
I told it unto the magicians ; but 

1 Or, vnll make mention of 

2 Or, / was restored . . . and he was hanged 



« ch. 40. 23 
6 ch. 40. 21, 

22 
" Ps. 105. 20 
d Dan. 2. 25 
* ver. 8 
/Dan. 2. 30; 

Zech. 4. 6 ; 

Acts 3. 12 ; 

2 Cor. 3. 
^ ver. 25, 28, 

32 ; ch. 40. i 



h ver. 28, 32 



^ ver. 25, ; 
' ver. 47 



ver. 54, 66 ; 
ch. 47. 13 



P ver. 48 



9 Dan. 4. 8, 
9, 18; 5. 11, 
14 



Ps. 105. 21, 
22 ; Acts 7. 
10 



there was none that could declare 
it to me. 

25 And Joseph said unto Pha- 
raoh, The dream of Pharaoh is 
one : '* what God is about to do 
he hath declared unto Pharaoh. 

26 The seven good kine are seven 
years ; and the seven good ears 
are seven years : the dream is one. 

27 And the seven lean and ill- 
favored kine that came up after 
them are seven yeai'S, and also the 
seven empty ears blasted with the 
east wind ; '' they shall be seven 
years of famine. 28 That is the 
thing which I spake unto Pharaoh : - 
* what God is about to do he hath 
showed unto Pharaoh. 29 Behold, 
there come 'seven years of great 
plenty throughout all the land of 
Egypt : 30 and there shall arise 
after them "* seven years of famine ; 
and all the plenty shall be forgot- 
ten in the land of Egypt ; and the 
famine shall consume the land ; 
31 and the plenty shall not be 
known in the land by reason of 
that famine which followeth ; for 
it shall be very grievous. 32 " And 
for that the dream was doubled 
unto Pharaoh, it is because the 
thing is established by God, and 
God will shortly bring it to pass. 

33 Now therefore let Phara^oh look 
out a man "discreet and wise, and 
set him over the land of Egypt. 

34 Let Pharaoh do this, and let 
him appoint overseers over the 
land, and take up the fifth part of 
the land of Egypt in the seven 
plenteous years. 35 And ^ let them 
gather all the food of these good 
years that come, and lay up grain 
under the hand of Pharaoh for food 
in the cities, and let them keep it. 
36 And the food shall be for a 
store to the land against the seven 
years of famine, which shall be in 
the land of Egypt; that the land 
perish not through the famine. ^ 

37 And the thing was good in 
the eyes of Pharaoh, and_ in the 
eyes of all his servants. 38 And 
Pharaoh said unto his servants, 
Can we find such a one as this, a 
man « in whom the spirit of God is '? 
39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, 
Forasmuch as God hath showed 
thee all this, *■ there is none so dis- 
creet and wise as thou : 40 *' thou 
shalt be over my house, and ac- 
cording unto thy word shall all 
my people ^be ruled : only in the 

a Or, order themselves Or, do homage 



41 



41.41 



GENESIS 



42.15 



Joseph is made Ruler of Egypt. His Marriage. The Famine comes. Jacob's Sous seut to Egypt for Food 



throne will I be greater than thou. 
41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, 
See, I have set thee " over all the 
land of Egypt. 42 And Pharaoh 
* took off his signet ring from his 
hand, and put it upon Joseph's 
hand, and arrayed him in vestures 
of ^fine hnen, and ''put a gold 
chain about his neck; 43 and he 
made him to ride in the second 
chariot which he had ; and they 
cried before him, ^Bow the knee: 
and he set him over all the land 
of Egypt. 44 And Pharaoh said 
unto Joseph, I am Pharaoh, and 
'^ without thee shall no man lift up 
his hand or his foot in all the land 
of Egypt. 45 And Pharaoh called 
Joseph's name Zaphenath-paneah ; 
and he gaA^e him to wife Asenath, 
the daughter of Poti-phera priest of 
^On. And Joseph went out over 
the land of Egypt. 

46 i\.nd Joseph was -^thirty years 
old when he stood before Pharaoh 
king of Egypt. And Joseph went 
out from the presence of Pharaoh, 
and went throughout all the land 
of Egypt. 47 And in the seven 
plenteous years the earth brought 
forth bv handfuls. 48 And he 
gathered up all the food of the 
seven years which were in the land 
of Egypt, and laid up the food in 
the cities : the food of the field, 
which was round about every city, 
laid he up in the same. 49 And 
Joseph laid up grain as the sand 
of the sea, very much, until he left 
off numbering ; for it was without 
number. 50 And unto Joseph were 
born two sons before the year of 
famine came, whom Asenath,- the 
daughter of Poti-phera priest of On, 
bare unto him. 51 And Joseph 
called the name of the first-born 
^ Manasseh : For, said he, God hath 
made me forget all my toil, and 
all my father's house. 52 And the 
name of the second called he 
■^ Ephraim : For ^God hath made 
me fruitful in the land of my afflic- 
tion, 53 And the seven years of 
)3lenty, that wa^ in the land of 
Egypt, came to an end. 54 And 
''the seven years of famine began 
to come, according as Joseph had 
said : and there was famine in all 
lands ; but in all the land of Egypt 
there was bread. 55 And when 

1 Or, cotton 

2 Abrech, probably an Egyptian word, similar 
in sound to the Hebrew word meaning to kneel. 

3 That is, Making to forget. 

* From a Hebrew word signifying to be fruitful. 



'^ ch. 42. 6 
*> Esth. 3. 10 
" Dan. 5. 7, 

16,29 
d Ps. 10.3. 22 
" Jer. 43. 13 ; 

Ezek. 30. 

17 
/ ch. 37. 2 
'J ch. 17. 6 ; 

28. 3 ; 49. 

22 
^ ver. 30 ; 

Ps. 105. 16 ; 

Acts 7. 11 



Acts 7. 12 



t ch. 43. 8 



I ch. 35. 24 



ch. 41. 57 ; 
Acts 7. 11 



ch. 41. 41, 
56 



« ch. 37. 8- 
10 ; 41. 43 



P ver. 



9 ch. 37. 2 ; 

41. 46, .53 

'' ch. 37. 6-9 



ch. 37. 8 



« ver. 16, 19, 
31, 34 



" ch. 43. 
^ ver. 32 

37. 30 ; 

20 



42 



all the land of Egypt was famished, 
the people cried to Pharaoh for 
bread : and Pharaoh said unto all 
the Egyptians, Go unto Joseph ; 
what he saith to you, do, 56 And 
the famine was over all the face 
of the earth : and Joseph opened all 
the store-houses, and sold unto the 
Egyptians ; and the famine was 
sore in the land of Egypt. 57 And 
all countries came into Egypt to 
Joseph to buy grain, because the 
famine was sore in all the earth. 
A^ Now 'Jacob saw that 
"Trw there was grain in Egypt, 
and Jacob said unto his sons, Why 
do ye look one upon another? 
2 And he said. Behold, I have 
heard that there is grain in Egypt : 
get you down thither, and buy for 
us from thence ; " that we may live, 
and not die. 3 And Joseph's ten 
brethren went down to buy grain 
from Egypt. 4 But 'Benjamin, 
Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not 
with his brethren ; for he said, 
Lest perad venture harm befall him. 
5 And the sons of Israel came to 
buy among those that came : '" for 
the famine was in the land of Ca- 
naan. 6 And "Joseph was the 
governor over the land ; he it was 
that sold to all the people of the 
land. And Joseph's brethren came, 
and "bowed down themselves to 
him with their faces to the earth. 
7 And Joseph saw his brethren, 
and he knew them, but made him- 
self strange unto them, and ^' spake 
roughly with them ; and he said 
unto them, Whence come ye 1 And 
they said. From the land of Canaan 
to buy food. 8 And Joseph knew 
his brethren, but *they knew not 
him. 9 And Joseph ''remembered 
the dreams \yhich he dreamed of 
them, and said unto them, Ye are 
spies ; to see the nakedness of the 
land ye are come. 10 And they 
said unto him, Nay, * my lord, but 
to buy food are thy servants come. 
1 1 We are all one man's sons ; we 
are * true men, thy servants are no 
spies. 12 And he said unto them, 
Nay, but to see the nakedness of 
the land ye are come. 13 And 
they said, We thy servants are 
twelve brethren, the sons of one 
man in the land of Canaan; and, 
behold, the youngest is this day 
with " our father, and " one is not. 
14 And Joseph said unto them. 
That is it that I spake unto you, 
saying. Ye are spies : 1 5 hereby ye 



42.16 



GENESIS 



43.7 



Joseph's RougUuess. Simeon bound. The others return. Their Money found in their Saclcs. They are sent again 



shall be proved : by the life of Pha- 
raoh ye shall not go forth hence, 
except your youngest brother come 
hither. 16 Send one of you, and 
let him fetch your brother, and ye 
shall be bound, that your words 
may be proved, whether there be 
* truth in you: or else by the life 
of Pharaoh surely ye are spies. 
17 And he put them all together 
into * ward three days. 

18 And Joseph said unto them 
the third day, This do, and live; 
for " I fear God : 19 if ye be true 
men, let one of your brethren be 
bound in your prison-house ; but 
go ye, carry grain for the famine 
of your houses: 20 and ''bring 
your youngest brother unto me; 
so shall your words be verified, 
and ye shall not die. And they 
did so. 21 And they said one to 
another, " We are verily guilty con- 
cerning our brother, in that we 
saw the distress of his soul, when 
he besought us, and we would not 
hear ; therefore is this distress 
come upon us. 22 And Reuben 
answered them, saying, •''Spake I 
not unto you, saying. Do not sin 
against the child ; and ye would 
not hear? therefore also, behold, 
his blood is required. 23 And they 
knew not that Joseph understood 
them ; for there was an interpreter 
between them. 24 And he turned 
himself about from them, and 
^ wept ; and he returned to them, 
and spake to them, and ''took 
Simeon from among them, and 
bound him before their eyes. 25 
*Then Joseph commanded to fill 
their vessels with grain, and to re- 
store every man's money into his 
sack, and to give them provision 
for the way : and thus was it done 
unto them. 

26 And they laded their asses 
with their grain, and departed 
thence. 27 And as one of them 
opened his sack to give his ass 
provender in the lodging-place, he 
espied his money ; and, behold, it 
was in the mouth of his sack. 

28 And he said unto his brethren. 
My money is restored ; and, lo, it 
is even in my sack : and their heart 
failed them, and they turned trem- 
bling one to another, saying, * What 
is this that God hath done unto us 1 

29 And they came unto Jacob their 
father unto the land of Canaan, 
and told him all that had befallen 
them, saying, 30 The man, the lord 



"■ ver. 11 
6 ch. 40. 4, r 
" ch. 39. 9 
(I ver. 34 
« ch. 37. 26- 

28 ; 45. 3 
/ch. 37. 22 
y ch. 43. 30 ; 

46. 14, 15 
A ch. 43. 14, 

23 
' ch. 44. 1 
fc ch. 43. 23 



ch. 43. 12, 
16 



" ch. 37. 35 ; 
44. 29, 31 



" ch. 41. 

67 



2^ ver. 5 ; ch. 
44. 23 



of the land, spake roughly with us, 
and took us for spies of the country. 
31 And we said unto him, We are 
' true men ; we are no spies : 32 we 
are twelve brethren, sons of our 
father ; one is not, and the youngest 
is this day with our father in the 
land of Canaan. 33 And the man, 
the lord of the land, said unto us. 
Hereby shall I know that ye are 
true men : leave one of your breth- 
ren with me, and take grain for the 
famine of your houses, and go your 
way ; 34 and bring your youngest 
brother unto me : then shall I 
know that ye are no spies, but 
that ye are true men : so will I de- 
liver you your brother, and ye 
shall trafiic in the land. 

35 And it came to pass as they 
emptied their sacks, that, behold, 
^ every man's bundle of money was 
in his sack : and when they and 
their father saw their bundles of 
money, they were afraid. 36 And 
Jacob their father said unto them, 
Me have you bereaved of my chil- 
dren : Joseph is not, and Simeon is 
not, and ye will take Benjamin 
away : all these things are ^ against 
nie. 37 And Reuben spake unto 
his father, saying. Slay my two 
sons, if I bring him not to thee : 
deliver him into my hand, and I 
will bring him to thee again. 38 
And he said, My son shall not go 
down with you ; for his brother is 
dead, and he only is left: if harm 
befall him by the way in which ye 
go, then will ye " bring down my 
gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol. 
/I O " And the famine was sore 
JL O in the land. 2 And it came 
to pass, when they had eaten up 
the grain which they had brought 
out of Egypt, their father said unto 
them, Go again, buy us a little 
food. 3 And Judah spake unto 
him, saying, * The man did solemnly 
protest unto us, saying, Ye shall not 
see my face, except your brother 
be with you. 4 If thou wilt send 
our brother with us, we will go 
down and buy thee food : 5 but 
if thou wilt not send him, we will 
not go down ; for the man said unto 
us. Ye shall not see my face, except 
your brother be with you. 6 And 
Israel said. Wherefore dealt ye so 
ill with me, as to tell the man 
whether ye had yet a brother 1 7 
And they said, The man asked 
straitly concerning ourselves, and 

1 Or, upon 



43 



43.8 



GENESIS 



43.34 



Jacob's Sons sent again, and Benjamin with tkem. Joseph feasts with his Brothers 



concerning our kindred, saying, 
" Is your father yet alive 1 have ye 
another brother % and we told him 
according to the tenor of these 
words : could we in any wise know 
that he would say, Bring your 
brother down % 8 And Judah said 
unto Israel his father, Send the lad 
with me, and we will arise and go ; 
*that we may live, and not die, 
both we, and thou, and also our 
little ones. 9 "^ I will be surety for 
him ; of my hand shalt thou require 
him : if I bring him not unto thee, 
and set him before thee, then Met 
me bear the blame for ever : 10 for 
except we had lingered, surely we 
had now returned a second time. 
11 And their father Israel said 
unto them. If it be so now, do this : 
take of the choice fruits of the land 
in your vessels, and carry down 
the man "^ a present, a little ^ balm, 
and a little honey, spicery and 
myrrh, ^ nuts, and almonds ; 1 2 and 
take double money in your hand ; 
and ''the money that was returned 
in the mouth of your sacks carry 
again in your hand ; peradventure 
it was an oversight : 13 take also 
your brother, and arise, go again 
unto the man : II and ^^ God Al- 
mighty ^ give you mercy before the 
man, that he may release unto you 
* your other brother and Benjamin. 
And * if I be bereaved of my chil- 
dren, I am bereaved. 1 5 And the 
men took ' that present, and they 
took double money in their hand, 
and Benjamin ; and rose up, and 
went down to Egypt, and stood 
before Joseph. 

16 And when Joseph saw Ben- 
jamin with them, he said to the 
steward of his house. Bring the 
men into the house, and slay, and 
make ready ; for the men shall dine 
with me at noon. 17 And the man 
did as Joseph bade; and the man 
brought the men to Joseph's house. 
18 And the men were afraid, be- 
cause they were brought to Joseph's 
house ; and they said. Because of 
the money that was returned in 
our sacks at the first time are we 
brought in ; that he may ^ seek 
occasion against us, and fall upon 
us, and take us for bondmen, and 
our asses. 1 9 And they came near 
to the steward of Joseph's house, 

1 Heb. I shall have sinned against thee for ever. 

2 That is, pistachio nuts. 

3 Heb. El Shaddai. 

* Heb. roll himself upon us. 



" ver. 27 ; ch. 

42. 13 
fr ch. 42. 2 
<= ch. 42. 37 
rf ver. 25, 20 
« ch. 37. 25 
/ver. 21, 22 
^ ch. 17. 1 ; 

28. 3; 35. 11 
h Ps. 106. 40 
' ch. 42. 24 
k ch. 42. 36 
' ver. 11 



ch. 42. 35 
ver. 12, 15 



ch. 42. 28 



^ ch. 42. 24 



9 ch. 18. 4 ; 
19. 2 ; 24. 32 



ver. 11,15 



ch. 37. 7, 10 



< ver. 7 ; ch. 
45. 3 



ch. 37. 7, 10 



" ch. 42. 13 

=^ Num. 6. 
25 ; Ps. 67. 

1 



y ch. 42. 24 ; 

45. 2, 14, 15 

46. 29 

^ ch. 45. 1 



" ch. 46. 34 
b ch. 42. 7 



44 



and they spake unto him at the 
door of the house, 20 and said. Oh, 
my lord, we came indeed down at 
the first time to buy food : 21 and 
it came to pass, when we came to 
the lodging-place, that we opened 
our sacks, and, behold, '" every 
man's money was in the mouth of 
his sack, our money in full weight : 
and " we have brought it again in 
our hand. 22 And other money 
have we brought down in our hand 
to buy food : we know not who put 
our money in our sacks. 23 And 
he said. Peace be to you, fear not : 
''your God, and the God of your 
father, hath given you treasure in 
your sacks : I had your money. 
And ^ he brought Simeon out unto 
them. 24 And the man brought the 
men into Joseph's house, and *gave 
them water, and they washed their 
feet ; and he gave their asses prov- 
ender. 25 And they made ready 
*■ the present against Joseph's com- 
ing at noon: for they heard that 
they should eat bread there. 

26 And when Joseph came home, 
they brought him the present 
which was in their hand into the 
house, and * bowed down them- 
selves to him to the earth. 27 And 
he asked them of their welfare, 
and said, * Is your father well, the 
old man of whom ye spake % Is he 
yet alive'? 28 And they said. Thy 
servant our father is well, he is yet 
alive. " And they bowed the head, 
and made obeisance. 29 And he 
lifted up his eyes, and saw Ben- 
jamin his brother, his mother's son, 
and said. Is this "your youngest 
brother, of whom ye spake unto 
me % And he said, ^God be gracious 
unto thee, my son. 30 And Joseph 
made haste ; for his heart yearned 
over his brother : and he sought 
where to weep ; and he entered 
into his chamber, and ^ wept there, 
31 And he washed his face, and 
came out ; and he ^ refrained him- 
self, and said. Set on bread. 32 And 
they set on for him by himself, 
and for them by themselves, and 
for the Egyptians, that did eat 
with him, by themselves: because 
the Egyptians might not eat bread 
with the Hebrews ; for that is '^ an 
abomination unto the Egyptians. 
33 And they sat before him, '' the 
first-born according to his birth- 
right, and the youngest according 
to his youth : and the men mar- 
velled one with another. 34 And 



44.1 



GENESIS 



44.31 



Joseph's Brothers depart with his Cup, and are recalled. Judah's Intercession for Benjamin 



^ he took and sent messes unto them 
from before him : " but Benjamin's 
mess was five times so much as any 
of theirs. And they drank, and 
'^ were merry with him. 
A A *And he commanded the 
"TT t: steward of his house, saying, 
Fill the men's sacks with food, as 
much as they can carry, and put 
every man's money in his sack's 
mouth. 2 And put my cup, the 
silver cup, in the sack's mouth of 
the youngest, and his grain money. 
And he did according to the word 
that Joseph had spoken. 3 .As 
soon as the morning was light, the 
men were sent away, they and 
their asses. 4 And when they were 
gone out of " the city, and were not 
yet far off, Joseph said unto his 
steward. Up, follow after the men ; 
and when thou dost overtake them, 
say unto them. Wherefore have ye 
rewarded evil for good? 5 Is not 
this that in which my lord drinketh, 
and whereby he indeed '* divineth 1 
ye have done evil in so doing. 6 
And he overtook them, and he 
spake unto them these words. 7 
And they said unto him. Where- 
fore speaketh my lord such words 
as these 1 Far be it from thy ser- 
vants that they should do such a 
thing. 8 Behold, Hhe money, which 
we found in our sacks' mouths, we 
brought again unto thee out of the 
land of Canaan : how then should 
we steal out of thy lord's house 
silver or gold "? 9 -^With whom- 
soever of thy servants it be found, 
let him die, and we also will be my 
lord's ^ bondmen. 10 And he said. 
Now also let it be according unto 
your words : he with whom it is 
round shall be my bondman ; and 
ye shall be blameless. 11 Then 
they hasted, and took down every 
man his sack to the ground, and 
opened every man his sack. 12 
And he searched, and began at the 
eldest, and left off at the youngest : 
and ''the cup was found in ^en- 
janiin's sack. 13 Then they *'rent 
their clothes, and laded every rnan 
his ass, and returned to ^ the city. 
14 And Judah and his brethren 
came to Joseph's house ; and he 
was vet there : and ' they fell be- 
fore hiili on the ground. 15 And 
Joseph said unto them, What deed 
is this that ye have done 1 know ye 
not that such a man as I can indeed 
"^ divine '? 1 6 And Judah said. What 

1 Or, messes were taken 2 Heb. drank largely. 



" ch. 35. 24 
b ch. 42. 25 
" ver. 1.3 
d ver. 15 ; ch. 

30. 27 ; 

Lev. 19. 26 ; 

Dt. 18. 10- 

14 
« ch. 43. 21 
/ch. 31. 32 
y ver. 16 
/* ver. 2 
' ch. 37. 29, 

34 
*-■ ver. 4 
I ch. 37. 7, 10 
'"■ ver. 5 



ver. 9 



" ch. 37. 7, 

41. 40-44 

P ch. 43. 7 



;ch. 



ver. 
43. 8 

■ ch. 37. 33 
42. 13, 38 



' ch. 43. 



t ch. 37. 31- 
35 



" ver. SI ; ch. 

42. 38 



shall we say unto my lord % what 
shall we speak "? or how shall we clear 
ourselves % God hath found out the 
iniquity of thy servants : behold, 
we are my lord's "bondmen, both 
we, and he also in whose hand the 
cup is found. 17 And he said. Far 
be it from me that I should do so : 
the man in whose hand the cup is 
found, he shall be my bondman ; 
but as for you, get you up in peace 
unto your father. 

18 Then Judah came near unto 
him, and said. Oh, my lord, let thy 
servant, I pray thee, speak a word 
in my lord's ears, and let not thine 
anger burn against thy servant ; 
for " thou art even as Pharaoh. 1 9 
^My lord asked his servants, say- 
ing, Have ye a father, or a brother % 
20 And we said unto my lord. We 
have a father, an old man, and a 
child of his old age, ^ a little one ; 
and his brother ''is dead, and he 
alone is left of his mother ; and his 
father loveth him. 21 And thou 
saidst unto thy servants. Bring him 
down unto me, that I may set mine 
eyes upon him. 22 And we said 
unto my lord, The lad cannot 
leave his father : for if he should 
leave his father, his father would 
die. 23 And thou saidst unto thy 
servants, * Except your youngest 
brother come down with you, ye 
shall see my face no more. 24 And 
it came to pass when we came up 
unto thy servant my father, we 
told him the words of my lord. 
25 And our father said. Go again, 
buy us a little food. 26 And we 
said. We cannot go down : if our 
youngest brother be with us, then 
will we go down ; for we may not 
see the man's face, except our 
youngest brother be with us. 
27 And thy servant my father 
said unto us. Ye know that my 
wife bare me two sons : 28 and 
the one went out from me, and 
' I said. Surely he is torn in pieces ; 
and I have not seen him since : 
29 and if ye take this one also 
from me, and harm befall him, ye 
will "bring down my gray hairs 
with ^sorrow to Sheol. 30 Now 
therefore when I come to thy ser- 
vant my father, and the lad is not 
with us ; seeing that '^his life is 
bound up in the lad's life ; 31 it 
will come to pass, when he seeth 

■5 Heb. evil. 

■* Or. his soul is knit with the lad's soul See ) 
Sam. 18. 1. 



46 



44.32 



GENESIS 



45.26 



Joseph makes himself known. Pharaoh sends for Jacob 



that the lad is not ivith us, that he 
will die: and thy servants will 
'^ bring down the gray hairs of thy 
servant our father with sorrow to 
SheoL 32 For thy servant ^be- 
came surety for the lad unto my 
father, saying, If I bring him not 
unto thee, then shall I bear the 
blame to my father for ever. 

33 NoAv therefore, let thy servant, 
I pray thee, abide instead of the 
lad a bondman to my lord ; and let 
the lad go up with his brethren. 

34 For how shall I go up to my 
father, if the lad be not with me 1 
lest I see the evil that shall come 
on my father. 

4^!^ Then Joseph could not re- 
tJ frain himself before all them 
that stood by him ; and he cried, 
Cause every man to go out from 
me. And there stood no man with 
him, ''while Joseph made himself 
known unto his brethren. 2 And 
'* he ^ wept aloud : and the Egyp- 
tians heard, and the house of Pha- 
raoh heard. 3 And Joseph said 
unto his brethren, I am Joseph ; 
*doth my father yet livel A"^d 
his brethren could not answer him ; 
for •''they were troubled at his pres- 
ence. 4 And Joseph said unto his 
brethren, Come near to me, I pray 
you. And they came near. And 
he said, I am Joseph your brother, 
whom ye sold into Egypt. 5 And 
now be not grieved, nor angry with 
yourselves, that ^ ye sold me hither : 
for ''God did send me before you 
to preserve life. 6 For * these two 
years hath the famine been in the 
land : and there are yet five years, 
in which there shall be neither 
plowing nor harvest. 7 And * God 
sent me before you to preserve you 
a remnant in the earth, and to save 
you alive '•; by a great deliverance. 
8 So now it was not you that sent 
me hither, but God : and he hath 
made me a father to Pharaoh, and 
lord of all his house, and ruler over 
all the land of Egypt. 9 Haste ye, 
and go up to my father, and 'say 
unto him, Thus saith thy son 
Joseph, God hath made me lord 
of all Egypt : come down unto 
me, tarry not; 10 and thou shalt 
dwell in the land of '" Goshen, and 
thou shalt be near unto me, thou, 
and thy children, and thy chil- 
dren's children, and thy flocks, 
and thy herds, and all that thou 

1 Heb. gave forth his voice in weeping. 

2 Or, to be a great company that escape 



" ver. 29 
b ch. 43. 9 
« Acts 7. 13 
d ver. 14, 15 ; 

ch. 46. 29 
« ch. 43. 27 
/ ch. 37. 20- 

28; 42. 21, 

22 
'J ch. 37. 28 ; 

44.20 
h ver. 7, 8 ; 

ch. 60. 20 
' ch. 37. 2 ; 

41. 46, 53 
fc ver. 5 
' Acts 7. 14 
"' ch. 46. 28, 

34 



" ch. 47. 12 
° Acts 7. 14 
^ ver. 2 



Acts 7. 13 



■ ch. 27. 



ver. 21,27; 
ch. 46. 5 ; 
Num. 7. 
'3-8 



« 2 K. 6. 5 



' ch. 43. 34 



" ch. 37. 31-35 

46 



hast : 1 1 and there will I '' nourish 
thee ; for there are yet five years 
of famine ; lest thou come to pov- 
erty, thou, and thy household, and 
all that thou hast. 12 And, be- 
hold, your eyes see, and the eyes 
oi my brother Benjamin, that it 
is my mouth that speaketh unto 
you. 13 And ye shall tell my 
father of all my glory in Egypt, 
and of all that ye have seen : and 
ye shall haste and "bring down 
my father hither. 14 And he fell 
upon his brother Benjamin's neck, 
and ^wept; and Benjamin wept 
upon his neck. 15 And he kissed 
all his brethren, and wept upon 
them : and after that his brethren 
talked with him. 

1 6 And * the report thereof was 
heard in Pharaoh's house, saying. 
Joseph's brethren are come : and 
it pleased Pharaoh well, and his 
servants. 17 And Pharaoh said 
unto Joseph, Say unto thy breth- 
ren. This do ye : lade your beasts, 
and go, get you unto the land of 
Canaan ; 18 and take your father 
and your households, and come 
unto me : and *■ I will give you the 
good of the land of Egypt, and 
ye shall eat the fat of the land. 
19 Now thou art commanded, this 
do ye : take you * wagons out of 
the land of Egypt for your little 
ones, and for your wives, and bring 
your father, and come. 20 Also 
regard not your stuif ; for the good 
of all the land of Egypt is yours. 

21 And the sons of Israel did 
so : and Joseph gave them * wag- 
ons, according to the command- 
ment of Pharaoh, and gave them 
provision for the way. 22 To all 
of them he gave each man "changes 
of raiment ; but to Benjamin he 
gave three hundred pieces of sil- 
ver, and "five changes of raiment. 
23 And to his father he sent after 
this manner : ten asses laden with 
the good things of Egypt, and ten 
she-asses laden with grain and 
bread and provision for his father 
by the way. 24 So he sent his 
brethren away, and they departed : 
and he said unto them. See that ye 
fall not out by the way. 25 And 
they went up out of Egypt, and 
came into the land of Canaan unto 
Jacob their father. 26 And they 
told him, saying, Joseph is yet 
alive, and he is ruler over all the 
land of EgMDt. And his heart 
fainted, for ^he believed them not. 



45.27 



GENESIS 



46.29 



Jacob and his Family come to fioslien. Tlieir Names given. Joseph meets his Father 



27 And they told him all the words 
of Joseph, which he had said unto 
them : and when he saw the * wag- 
ons which Joseph had sent to carry 
him, the spirit of Jacob their father 
revived : 28 and Israel said. It is 
enough; Joseph my son is yet 
alive : I will go and see him before 

I die. 

A f^ And Israel took his journey 
TcO with all that he had, and 
came to ^ Beer-sheba, and offered 
sacrifices unto the ''God of his 
father Isaac. 2 And ''God spake 
unto Israel in the visions of the 
night, and said, ''Jacob, Jacob. 
And he said. Here am I. 3 And 
he said, •'^I am God, the God of thy 
father : fear not to go down into 
Egypt ; for I will there make of 
thee a great nation : 4 ^ I will go 
down with thee into Egypt; and 
'^I will also surely bring thee up 
again: and * Joseph shall put his 
hand upon thine eyes. 5 And 
Jacob rose up from Beer-sheba : 
and the sons of Israel carried Jacob 
their father, and their little ones, 
and their wives, in the * wagons 
which Pharaoh had sent to carry 
him. 6 And they took their cattle, 
and their goods, which they had 
gotten in the land of Canaan, and 
'came into Egypt, Jacob, and all 
his seed with him : 7 his sons, 
and his sons' sons with him, his 
daughters, and his sons' daughters, 
and all his seed brought he with 
him into Egypt. 

8 And these are the names of the 
children of Israel, who came into 
Egypt, Jacob and his sons : Reuben, 
Jacob's first-born. 9 And the 
sons of Reuben : Hanoch^ and 
Pallu, and Hezron, ^ and Carmi. 
10 And the sons of Simeon : ^ Jem- 
uel, and Jamin, and Ohad, and 
^Jachin, and ^Zohar, and Shaul 
the son of a Canaanitish woman. 

II And the sons of Levi: ^Ger- 
shon, Kohath, and Merari. 12 And 
the sons of Judah : Er, and Onan, 
and Shelah, and Perez, and Zerah ; 
but Er and Onan died in the land 
of Canaan, And the sons of Perez 
were Hezron and Hamul. 13 And 
the sons of Issachar : Tola, and 
^Puvah, and lob, and Shimron. 
14 And the sons of Zebulun : 



1 In Num. 26. 12, 1 Chr. 4. 24, Neimiel. 

2 In 1 Chr. 4. 24, Jarib. 

3 In Num. 26. 13, 1 Chr. 4. 24, Zerah. 
■» In 1 Chr. 6. 16, Gcrshom. 

5 In 1 Chr. 7. 1, Pwa/i, Jashub. See Num. 
3- 1i. 



t> ch. 28. 10 
" ch. 26. 24 ; 

28. 13 
rfNum. 12.6; 

Job 33. 14, 

15 
^ ch. 22. 11 ; 

31. 11 

/ch. 17. 1; 
28. 13 



ch. 



/t ch. 50. 24 ; 

Ex. 3. 8 
'■ ch. 50. 1 



fc ch. 45. 21 



I Acts 7. 15 



Ex. 1. 5; 

Dt. 10. 22 ; 

Acts 7. 14 



" ch. 45. 10 



Sered, and Elon, and Jahleel. 
15 These are the sons of Leah, 
whom she bare unto Jacob in 
Paddan-aram, with his daughter 
Dinah: all the souls of his sons 
and his daughters were thirty and 
three. 16 And the sons of Gad: 
^Ziphion, and Haggi, Shuni, and 
'Ezbon, Eri, and ^Arodi, and 
Areli. 17 And the sons of Asher : 
Imnah, and Ishvah, and Ishvi, and 
Beriah, and Serah their sister ; 
and the sons of Beriah : Heber, 
and Malchiel. 18 These are the 
sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave 
to Leah his daughter ; and these 
she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen 
souls. 19 The sons of Rachel 
Jacob's wife : Joseph and Benja- 
min. 20 And unto Joseph in the 
land of Egypt were born Manasseh 
and Ephraim, whom Asenath, the 
daughter of Poti-phera priest of 
On, bare unto him. 21 And the 
sons of Benjamin : Bela, and 
Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and 
Naaman, ^Ehi, and Rosh, ^^Mup- 
pim, and ^^Huppim, and Ard. 
22 These are the sons of Rachel, 
who were born to Jacob : all the 
souls were fourteen. 23 And the 
sons of Dan : ^^ Hushim. 24 And 
the sons of Naphtali : ^^Jahzeel, 
and Guni, and Jezer, and ^^Shillem. 

25 These are the sons of Bilhah, 
whom Laban gave unto Rachel his 
daughter, and these she bare unto 
Jacob : all the souls were seven. 

26 All the ^^ souls that came with 
Jacob into Egypt, that came out 
of his loins, besides Jacob's sons' 
wives, all the souls were three- 
score and six ; 27 and the sons of 
Joseph, who were born to him in 
Egypt, were two souls : '" all the 
souls of the house of Jacob, that 
came into Egypt, were threescore 
and ten. 

28 And he sent Judah before 
him unto Joseph, to show the way 
before him unto '' Goshen ; and 
they came into the land of Goshen. 
29 And Joseph made ready his 
chariot, and went up to meet 
Israel nis father, to Goshen ; and 
he presented himself unto him. 



6 In Num. 26. 15, Zephon. 
~ In Num. 26. 16, Ozni. 

8 In Num. 26. 17, Arod. 

9 In Num. 26. 38, Ahiram. 

10 In Num. 26. 39, She7)Mi))ham. In 1 Chr. 7 
12, Shitpvim. " In Num. 26. 39, Hvpham. 

12 In Num. 26. 42, Shuham. 

13 In 1 Chr. 7. 13, Jahziel. 

14 In 1 Chr. 7. 13, Shallum. 

10 Or, souls belonging to Jacob that came 



47 



46.30 



GENESIS 



47.19 



Joseph meets his Father. Jacob presented to Pharaoh. The Famine and its Resnits 



and fell on his neck, and " wept on 
his neck a good while. 30 And 
Israel said unto Joseph, Now let 
me die, since I have seen thy face, 
that thou art yet alive. 31 And 
Joseph said unto his brethren, and 
utito his father's house, *I will go 
up, and tell Pharaoh, and will say 
unto him, My brethren, and my 
father's house, who were in the 
land of Canaan, are come unto me ; 
32 and the men are shepherds, for 
they have been keepers of cattle ; 
and they have brought their flocks, 
and their herds, and all that they 
have. 33 And it shall come to 
pass, when Pharaoh shall call you, 
and shall say. What is your occupa- 
tion 1 34 that ye shall say, Thy 
servants have been keepers of 
cattle from our youth even until 
now, both we, " and our fathers : 
that ye may dwell in the land of 
^ Goshen ; for every shepherd is 
an abomination unto the Egyp- 
tians. 

A ^ Then Joseph went in and 
^ 4 told Pharaoh, and said, My 
father and my brethren, and their 
flocks, and their herds, and all that 
they have, are come out of the 
land of Canaan ; and, behold, they 
are in the land of Goshen. 2 And 
from among his brethren he took 
five men, and presented them unto 
Pharaoh. 3 And Pharaoh said 
unto his brethren, What is your 
occupation '? And they said unto 
Pharaoh, Thy servants are *" shep- 
herds, both we, and our fathers. 
4 And they said unto Pharaoh, To 
sojourn in the land are we come ; 
for there is no pasture for thy ser- 
vants' flocks; for the famine is 
sore in the land of Canaan : now 
therefore, we pray thee, let thy 
servants dwell in the land of 
Goshen. 5 And Pharaoh spake 
unto Joseph, saying. Thy father 
and thy brethren are come unto 
thee : 6 the land of Egypt is before 
thee ; in -^the best of the land make 
thy father and thy brethren to 
dwell ; in the land of Goshen let 
them dwell : and if thou knowest 
any ^ ^ able men among them, then 
make them rulers over my cattle. 
7 And Joseph brought in Jacob 
his father, and set him before 
Pharaoh : and Jacob ^ blessed Pha- 
raoh. 8 And Pharaoh said unto 
Jacob, How many are the days of 
the years of thy life 1 9 And Jacob 

1 Or, men of activity 



"■ cb. 45. 14, 

16 
b ch. 47. 1 
" ch. 13. 7, 8 ; 

20. 20 ; 37. 2 
d ch. 45. 10, 

18 ; 47. 6, 

11 ; Ex. 8. 

26 
* ch. 46. 34 
/ver. 11; 

ch. 45. 10, 

18 
CEx. 18. 21, 

25 
'>■ ver. 10 ; 

2 S. 14. 22 ; 

1 K. 8. 66 



i ch. 25. 7 ; 

35. 28 
fc ver. 7 
i ver. 6, 27 
™ch. 45. 11 



48 



said unto Pharaoh, The days of the 
years of my '^pilgrimage are a hun- 
dred and thirty years : few and 
evil have been the days of the 
years of my life, and 'they have 
not attained unto the days of the 
years of the life of my fathers in 
the days of their '^pilgrimage. 
10 And Jacob ^blessed Pharaoh, 
and went out from the ijresence of 
Pharaoh. 11 And Joseph placed 
his father and his brethren, and 
gave them a possession in the land 
of Egypt, in ' the best of the land, 
in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh 
had commanded. 12 And Joseph 
"* nourished his father, and nis 
brethren, and all his father's house- 
hold, with bread, ^according to 
their families. 

1 3 And there was no bread in all 
the land ; for the famine was very 
sore, so that the land of Egypt and 
the land of Canaan fainted by 
reason of the famine. 14 And 
Joseph gathered up all the money 
that was found in the land of 
Egypt, and in the land of Canaan, 
for the grain which they bought : 
and Joseph brought the money 
into Pharaoh's house. 15 And 
when the money was all spent in 
the land of Egypt, and in the land 
of Canaan, all the Egyptians came 
unto Joseph, and said. Give us 
bread : for why should we die in 
thy presence'? for oiw; money faileth. 
16 And Joseph said. Give your 
cattle ; and I will give you for your 
cattle, if money fail. 1 7 And they 
brought their cattle unto Joseph ; 
and Joseph gave them bread in 
exchange for the horses, and for 
the ^ flocks, and for the herds, and 
for the asses : and he ^fed them 
with bread in exchange for all 
their cattle for that year. 1 8 And 
when that year was ended, they 
came unto him the second year, 
and said unto him. We will not 
hide from my lord, how that our 
money is all spent ; and the herds 
of cattle are my lord's ; there is 
nought left in the sight of my lord, 
but our bodies, and our lands : 
1 9 wherefore should we die before 
thine eyes, both we and our land *? 
buy us and our land for bread, 
and we and our land will be ser- 
vants unto Pharaoh : and give us 

2 Or, sojournings 

3 Or, according to the number of their little 
ones 

* Heb. cattle of the flocks, and for the cattle oj 
the herds. * Heb. led them as a shepherd. 



47.20 



GENESIS 



48.14 



Jacob's last Days. Joseph and his Sons visit Jacob 



seed, that we may live, and not 
die, and that the land be not 
desolate. 

20 So Joseph bought all the land 
of Egypt for Pharaoh ; for the 
Egyptians sold every man his field, 
because the famine was sore upon 
them : and the land became Pha- 
raoh's. 2 1 And as for the people, 
^ he removed them '^ to the cities from 
one end of the border of Egypt even 
to the other end thereof. 22 Only 
the land of the priests bought he 
not : for the priests had a portion 
from Pharaoh, and did eat their 
portion which Pharaoh gave them ; 
wherefore they sold not their land. 
23 Then Joseph said unto the 
people. Behold, I have bought you 
this day and your land for Pharaoh : 
lo, here is seed for you, and ye 
shall sow the land. 24 And it 
shall come to pass at the ingather- 
ings, that ye shall give a "fifth 
unto Pharaoh, and four parts shall 
be your own, for seed of the field, 
and for your food, and for them 
of your households, and for food 
for your little ones. 25 And they 
said. Thou hast saved our lives : 
let us find favor in the sight of my 
lord, and we will be Pharaoh's ser- 
vants. 26 And Joseph made it a 
statute concerning the land of 
Egypt unto this day, that Pharaoh 
should have the fifth ; only the 
land of the priests alone became 
not Pharaoh's. 

27 And Israel dwelt in the land 
of Egypt, in the land of Goshen ; 
and they gat them ^possessions 
therein, and ''were fruitful, and 
multiplied exceedingly. 28 And 
Jacob lived in the land of Egypt 
^ seventeen years : so the days of 
Jacob, the years of his life, were 
a hundred forty and seven years. 
29 And the time drew near that 
Israel must die : and he called his 
son Joseph, and said unto him. If 
now I have found favor in thy 
sight, "put, I pray thee, thy hand 
under my thigh, and -^deal kindly 
and truly with me : bury me not, 
I pray thee, in Egypt; 30 but 
when I sleep ^with my fathers, 
thou shalt carry me out of Egypt, 
and bury me in ''their burying- 
place. And he said, I will do as 
thou hast said. 31 And he said, 
' Swear unto me : and he sware 

1 According to Sept. and Vulg., he made bond- 
men of them, from dx. 

2 Or, according to their cities 



"■ Ch. 41. 34 
f> ver. 11 
'^ch. 36. 11; 

Ex. 1. 7 
d ver. 9 
« ch. 24. 2 
/ ch. 24. 49 
s/ ch. 16. 16 ; 

Dt. 31. 16 
h ch. 23. 17- 

20 ; 49. 29- 

32 
i ch. 21. 23, 

24 ; 24. 3 ; 

31. 63; 50. 

25 



k ch. 41. 51, 

52 
I ch. 35. 9-12 
'"■ ch. 28. 19 ; 

35. 6 



" ch. 33. 18 
P ch. 35. 19, 



■ ch. 33. 5 



ch. 27. 1 



t ch. 42. 6 



unto him. And Israel bowed him- 
self upon the bed's head. 
A O And it -came to pass after 
j:0 these things, that one said 
to Joseph, Behold, thy father is 
sick : and he took with him his 
two sons, " Manasseh and Ephraim. 
2 And one told Jacob, and said. 
Behold, thy son Joseph cometh unto 
thee : and Israel strengthened him- 
self, and sat upon the oed. 3 And 
Jacob said unto Joseph, ^'God Al- 
mighty appeared unto me at "* Luz 
in the land of Canaan, and blessed 
me, 4 and said unto me, Behold, I 
will make thee fruitful, and multi- 
ply thee, and I will make of thee a 
company of peoples, and will give 
this land to thy seed after thee for 
an everlasting possession. 5 And 
now thy two sons, who were born 
unto thee in the land of Egypt be- 
fore I came unto thee into Egypt, 
are mine ; *" Ephraim and Manas- 
seh, even as Reuben and Simeon, 
shall be mine. 6 And thy issue, 
that thou/begettest after them, 
shall be thine ; they shall be called 
after the name of their brethren in 
their inheritance. 7 And as for 
me, when I came from " Paddan, 
^Rachel died ^by me in the land 
of Canaan in the way, when there 
was still some distance to come unto 
Ephrath : and I buried her there 
in the way to Ephrath (the same is 
Beth-lehem). 

8 And Israel * beheld Joseph's 
sons, and said. Who are these'? 
9 And Joseph said unto his father, 
'■They are my sons, whom God 
hath given me here. And he said, 
Bring them, I pray thee, unto me, 
and I will bless them. 10 Now 
Hhe eyes of Israel were dim for 
age, so that he could not see. And 
he brought them near unto him ; 
and he kissed them, and embraced 
them. 11 And Israel said unto 
Joseph, I had not thought to see 
thy face : and, lo, God hath let me 
see thy seed also. 1 2 And Joseph 
brought them out from between 
his knees ; and he bowed himself 
with 'his face to the earth. 13 And 
Joseph took them both, Ephraim 
in his right hand toward Israel's 
left hand, and Manasseh in his left 
hand toward Israel's right hand, 
and brought them near unto him. 
14 And Israel stretched out his 
right hand, and laid it upon Ephra- 

3 Heb. El Shaddai. * Or, hast begotten 

5 Or, to my sorrow 



49 



48.15 



GENESIS 



49.14 



Jacob blesses Joseph's Sons. His Prophecy roncerniii? his Sons 



im's head, who was the younger, 
and his left hand upon Manasseh's 
head, ^ guiding his hands wittingly ; 
«for Manasseh was the first-born. 
1.5 And he blessed Joseph, and said, 
^ The God before whom my fathers 
Abraham and Isaac did walk, " the 
God who hath fed me all my life 
long unto this day, 16 ''the angel 
who hath redeemed me from all 
evil, bless the lads; and let my 
name be named on them, and the 
name of my fathers Abraham and 
Isaac ; and " let them grow into a 
multitude in the midst of the earth, 
17 And when Joseph saw that his 
father laid his right hand upon the 
head of Ephraim, it displeased him : 
and he held up his father's hand, 
to remove it from Ephraim's head 
unto Manasseh's head. 18 And 
Joseph said unto his father, Not so, 
my father ; for this is the first-born ; 
put thy right hand upon his head. 
19 And his father refused, and said, 

1 know it, my son, I know it ; he 
also shall become a people, and he 
also shall be great : howbeit his 
younger brother shall be greater 
than he, and -^ his seed shall become 
^a multitude of nations. 20 And 
he blessed them that day, saying, 
^In thee will Israel bless, saying, 
God make thee as Ephraim and as 
Manasseh : and he set Ephraim be- 
fore Manasseh. 21 And Israel said 
unto Joseph, Behold, I die : but 
^ God will DC with you, and ^ bring 
you again unto the land of your 
fathers. 22 Moreover I have given 
to thee one ^portion above thy 
brethren, ' which I took out of the 
hand of the Amorite with my sword 
and with my bow. 

A Qk And Jacob called unto his 
t: \j sons, and said : Gather your- 
selves together, that I may tell you 
that which shall befall you ^ in the 
latter days. 

2 Assemble yourselves, and hear, 

ye sons of Jacob ; 
And hearken unto Israel your 
father. 

3 Reuben, thou art my first-born, 

my might, and ' the ^ begin- 
ning of my strength ; 
The pre-eminence of dignity, and 
the pre-eminence of power. 

4 Boiling over as water, ^ thou shalt 

not have the pre-eminence ; 



1 Or, crossing his hands - Heb. fulness. 

3 Or, By 

* Or, mountain slope Heb. shechein, shoulder. 
•'' Or, first-fruits ^ Or, have not thoxi 



"■ ch. 41. 51, 

62 
f> ch. 17. 1 
" ch. 49. 24 
d ch. 22. 11, 

15-18 ; 28. 

13-16; 31. 

11 
« ch. 28. 14 ; 

46. 3 
/ch. 28. 14; 

46. 3 
f ch. 26. 3 
h ch. 28. 15 ; 

46. 4 ; 50. 

24 
i Josh. 24. 

.32 ; Jn. 4. i 
'-• Num. 24. 

14 
' Dt. 21. 17 ; 

Ps. 78. 51 ; 

105. 36 



™ ch. 35. 22 ; 

Dt. 27. 20 
" ch. 34. 26- 

.30 
" Ps. 64. 2 
1' Josh. 19. 1, 

9 ; 21. 1-42 



1 ch. 27. 29 ; 
1 Chr. 5. 2 



Ezek. 19. 
5-7; Mic. 



Num. 24. 
17 ; Ps. 00. 
7 ; 108. 8 



< Ps. 2. 6-9 ; 
72. 8-11 



" Dt. 8. 7, 8 ; 
2 K. 18. 32 



" Is. 63. 2 



Dt. 33. 18, 
19 



y Judfi 
10; I 
13 



'"Because thou wen test up to 

thy father's bed ; 
Then defiledst thou it : he went 

up to my couch. 

5 "Simeon and Levi are breth- 

ren; 
Weapons of violence are their 
^ swords. 

6 O my soul, " come not thou into 

their ^ council ; 
Unto their assembly, my glory, 

be not thou united ; 
For in their anger they slew 

^aman. 
And in their self-will they 

hocked ^^ an ox. 

7 Cursed be their anger, for it 

Avas fierce ; 
And their wrath, for it was 

cruel : 
^ I will divide them in Jacob, 
And scatter them in Israel. 

8 Judah, thee shall thy breth- 

ren praise : 
Thy hand shall be on the neck 

of thine enemies ; 
^Thy father's sons shall bow 

down before thee. 

9 Judah is a '' lion's whelp ; 
From the prey, my son, thou 

art gone up : 
He stooped down, he couched 

as a lion. 
And as a lioness; who shall 

rouse him up 1 

10 'The sceptre shall not depart 

from Judah, 

Nor " the ruler's stajff from be- 
tween his feet, 

12 Until Shiloh come; 

And *unto him shall the obe- 
dience of the peoples be. 
11" Binding his foal unto the vine, 

And his ass's colt unto the 
choice vine ; 

"He hath washed his garments 
in wine. 

And his vesture in the blood of 
grapes : 

1 2 His eyes shall be red with wine, 
And his teeth white with milk. 

13 "^Zebulun shall dwell at the 

1^ haven of the sea ; 
And he shall be for a ^^ haven of 

ships ; 
And his border shall be ^^upon 

Sidon. 

1 1 Issachar is a strong ass, 

2' Couching down between the 
sheepfolds : 

" Or, compacts s Or, secret ^ Or, men 
10 Or, oxen n Or, a laxogiver 

12 Or, Till he come to Shiloh, having the obedi- 
ence of the peoples Or, ace. to Syr., Till he come 
whose it is &c. is Heb. beach. i* Or, by 



60 



49.15 



GENESIS 



50.6 



Jacob's Prophecy coucerning his Sons. His Death 



15 And he saw ^a resting-place 

that it was good, 

And the land that it was pleas- 
ant ; 

And he bowed his shoulder to 
bear, 

And became a servant under 
taskwork. 

16 "Dan shall judge his people, 
As one of the tribes of Israel. 

17 Dan shall be a serpent in the 

way, 
An ^ adder in the path, 
That biteth the horse's heels. 
So that his rider falleth back- 
ward. 

18 * I have waited for thy salva- 

tion, O Jehovah. 

19 ''Gad, ^a troop •* shall press 

upon him ; 
But he shall press upon their 
heel. 

20 '' Out of Asher his bread shall 

be fat, 
And he shall yield royal dain- 
ties. 

21 *Naphtali is a hind let loose: 
He giveth goodly words. 

22 -^Joseph is ^a fruitful bough, 
A fruitful bough by a foun- 
tain; 

His ^branches run over the 
wall. 

23 The archers have sorely grieved 

him. 
And shot at him, and perse- 
cuted him : 

24 But his bow abode in strength, 
And ^the arms of his hands 

were made '' strong. 
By the hands of the '^Mighty 

One of Jacob 
(^ From thence is ' the shepherd, 

^ the stone of Israel), 

25 Even by ' the God of thy father, 

who shall help thee. 
And "'by the Almighty, who 

shall bless thee, 
''With blessings of heaven 

above. 
Blessings of the deep that 

coucheth beneath. 
Blessings of the breasts, and of 

the womb. 

26 The blessings of thy father 
Have prevailed above the bless- 
ings of my progenitors 

Unto the utmost bound of ° the 
everlasting hills : 

1 Or, rest 2 Or, horned snake 

3 Heb. gedud, a marauding Toand. 

4 Heb. gad, to press. 

5 Heb. the son of a fruitful tree. 

6 Heb. daughters. ' Or, active 

** Or, From thence, from the shepherd Or, as 
otherwise read, By the name of the shepherd 



'^ Dt. 33. 22 ; 

Judg. 18. 

26, 27 
i>Ex. 15. 2; 

Ps. 25. 6 ; 

40. 1-3 ; 
119. 166, 
174; Is. 25. 
9 ; Mic. 7. 7 

" Dt. 33. 20 
d Dt. 33. 24, 

25 
<' Dt. 33. 23 
/ Dt. 33. 13- 

17 
'-> Ps. 18. 34 ; 

73. 23 ; Is. 

41. 10 

h Ps. 132. 2, 

5; Is. 1. 

24 ; 49. 26 
'■ Ps. 23. 1 ; 

80. 1 
fc Ps. 118. 22 ; 

Is. 28. 16 ; 

1 Pet. 2. 6-S 
I ch. 28. 13 ; 

32. 9 
'"■ ch. 28. 3 ; 

48. 3 
" ch. 27. 28 
° Dt. 33. 15, 

16 



P ch. 25. 8 
1 ch. 23. 16- 



'' ch. 25. 9 
« ch. 23. 19 
f Cll, 35. 29 



" ch. 25. 8 ; 
Acts 7. 15 
" ver. 29 



y ver. 10 ; 
Num. 20. 
29 ; Dt. 34. 



ch. 47. 29- 
31 



They shall be on the head of 

Joseph, 
And on the crown of the head 

of him ^that was separate 

from his brethren. 
27 Benjamin is a wolf that rav- 

eneth : 
In the morning he shall devour 

the prey, 
And at even he shall divide the 

spoil. 
28 All these are the twelve 
tribes of Israel : and this is it that 
their father spake unto them and 
blessed them ; every one according 
to his blessing he blessed them. 
29 And he charged them, and said 
unto them, I am to be ^gathered 
unto my people : bury me with my 
fathers in the cave that is in « the 
field of Ephron the Hittite, 30 in 
the cave that is in the field of 
Machpelah, which is before Mamre, 
in the land of Canaan, which 
Abraham bought with the field 
from Ephron the Hittite for a pos- 
session of a burying -place. 31 
There they buried 'Abraham and 
^ Sarah his wife ; there they buried 
* Isaac and liebekah his wife ; and 
there I buried Leah — 32 the field 
and the cave that is therein, which 
was purchased from the children 
of Heth. 33 And when Jacob 
made an end of charging his sons, 
he gathered up his feet into the 
bed, and "yielded up the ghost, 
and was " gathered unto his people. 
^ /~\ 1 And Joseph fell upon his 
iJ \J father's face, and wept upon 
him, and kissed him. 2 And Jo- 
seph commanded his servants the 
physicians to embalm his father : 
and the physicians "^ embalmed Is- 
rael. 3 And forty days were ful- 
filled for him ; for so are fulfilled 
the days of embalming : and the 
Egyptians ^wept for him three- 
score and ten days. 

4 And when the days of weeping 
for him were past, Joseph spake 
unto the house of Pharaoh, saying, 
If now I have found favor in your 
eyes, speak, I pray you, in the ears 
of Pharaoh, saying, 5 ^ My father 
made me swear, saying, Lo, I die : 
in my grave which I ^^have digged 
for me in the land of Canaan, there 
shalt thou bury me. Now there- 
fore let me go up, I pray thee, and 
bury my father, and I will come 
again. 6 And Pharaoh said, Go 
up, and bury thy father, according 

8 Or, that is prince among lo Or, bought 



51 



50.7 



GENESIS 



50.26 



Jacob is buried at Machpelah. Joseph's Kindness to his Brothers. His Death 



as he made thee swear. 7 And 
Joseph went up to bury his father ; 
and with him went up all the ser- 
vants of Pharaoh, the elders of his 
house, and all the elders of the 
la'nd of Egypt, 8 and all the house 
of Joseph, and his brethren, and 
his father's house : only their little 
ones, and theii* flocks, and their 
herds, they left in the land of 
Goshen. 9 And there went up 
with him both chariots and horse- 
men : and it was a very great com- 
pany. 10 And they came to the 
threshing-floor of A tad, which is 
beyond the Jordan, and there they 
lamented with a very great and 
sore lamentation : and he made a 
mourning for his father seven days. 
11 And when the inhabitants of 
the land, the Canaanites, saw the 
mourning in the floor of Atad, they 
said. This is a grievous ^mourning 
to the Egyptians : wherefore the 
name of it was called Abel-mizraim, 
which is beyond the Jordan. 12 And 
his sons did unto him according as 
he commanded them : 1 3 for his 
sons carried him into the land of 
Canaan, and buried him in '*the 
cave of the field of Alachpelah, 
which Abraham bought with the 
field, for a possession of a burying- 
place, of Ephron the Hittite, before 
Mamre. 14 And Joseph returned 
into Egypt, he, and his brethren, 
and all that went up with him to 
bury his father, after he had buried 
his father. 

15 And when Joseph's brethren 
saw that their father was dead, 
they said, * It may be that Joseph 
will hate us, and will fully requite 
us all the evil which we did unto 
him. 16 And they sent a message 

1 Heb. ebel. 



'^ ch. 23. 16-20 1 


fech 


37 


28; 


42. 


21, 


22 


"ch 


37. 


8- 


10, 


41 


43 


dch 


37. 


26, 


27, 


46 


6,7 


«ch. 


45. 


11; 


47. 


12 




/ch. 


30. 


3 


&ch. 


48. 


21; 


Heb. 11. 22 


hch. 


13. 


15, 


17; 


15 


7,8, 


>ch. 


26. 


3 


fcch. 


28. 


13; 


35. 


12 




'Ex 


13 


19; 


Josh. 


24. 


32; 


Heb. 1 


11. 


22 




™ver 


.2 





unto Joseph, saying, Thy father 
did command before he died, say- 
ing, 1 7 So shall ye say unto Joseph, 
Forgive, I pray thee now, the 
transgression of thy brethren, and 
their sin, for that they did unto 
thee evil. And now, we pray thee, 
forgive the transgression of the 
servants of the God of thy father. 
And Joseph wept when they spake 
unto him. 18 And his brethren 
also went and ''fell down before 
his face ; and they said, Behold, 
we are thy servants. 19 And Jo- 
seph said unto them. Fear not : for 
am I in the place of God % 20 And 
as for you, "^ ye meant evil against 
me ; but God meant it for good, to 
bring to pass, as it is this day, to 
save much people alive. 21 Now 
therefore fear ye not : ^ I will nour- 
ish you, and your little ones. And 
he comforted them, and spake 
'•^kindly unto them. 

22 And Joseph dwelt in Egypt, 
he, and his father's house : and 
Joseph lived a hundred and ten 
years. 23 And Joseph saw Ephra- 
im's children of the third genera- 
tion : the children also of Machir 
the son of Manasseh were born 
''upon Joseph's knees. 24 And 
Joseph said unto his brethren, I 
die; but ^God will surely visit 
you, and bring you up out of this 
land unto the land which he sware 
to ''Abraham, to * Isaac, and *to 
Jacob. 25 And Joseph took an 
oath of the children of Israel, say- 
ing, God will surely visit you, and 
' ye shall carry up my bones from 
hence. 26 So Joseph died, being a 
hundred and ten years old : and 
they '" embalmed him, and he was 
put in a coffin in Egypt. 

2 Heb. to their heart. 



62 



THE SECOND BOOK OF MOSES, 



COMMONLY CALLED 



EXODUS 



Israel oppressed in Egypt. Male Children slain. Moses is born and hidden 



INow these are the names of 
the sons of Israel, who came 
into Egypt (every man and his 
household came with Jacob) : 
2 "Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and 
Judah, 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and 
Benjamin, 4 Dan and Naphtali, 
Gad and Asher. 5 And all the 
souls that came out of the loins of 
Jacob were ^ seventy souls : and 
Joseph was in Egypt already. 

6 And ''Joseph died, and all his 
brethren, and all that generation. 

7 And the children of Israel '^ were 
fruitful, and increased abundantly, 
and multiplied, and waxed exceed- 
ing mighty; and the land was 
filled with them. 

8 Now there arose a new ''king 
over Egypt, who knew not Joseph. 
9 And -^he said unto his people. 
Behold, the people of the children 
of Israel are ^more and mightier 
than we: 10 come, let us deal 
wisely with them, lest they multi- 
ply, and it come to pass, that, 
when there falleth out any war, 
they also join themselves unto our 
enemies, and fight against us, and 
get them up out of the land. 
11 Therefore they did set over 
them ^taskmasters to afflict them 
with their burdens. And they 
built for Pharaoh ''store-cities, 
Pithom and Raamses. 1 2 But the 
more they afflicted them, * the more 
they multiplied and the more they 
spread abroad. And they ^were 
grieved because of the children of 
Israel. 13 And the Egyptians 
made the children of Israel *to 
serve with rigor: 14 and they 
made their lives bitter with hard 
service, in mortar and in brick, 
and in all manner of service in the 
field, all their service, wherein they 
made them serve with rigor. 

15 And the king of Egypt spake 
to the Hebrew mid wives, of whom 

1 Or, too many and too mighty for us 

2 Or, abhorred 



" Gen. 46. 8- 

27 
f- Gen. 46. 27 
" Gen. 50. 20 
(iGen. 28. 3; 

35. 11 ; 46. 

3 ; 47. 27 ; 

48. 4 ; Acts 

7. 17 
* Acts 7. 18, 

19 
/ Ps. 105. 25 
y ch. 3. 7 ; 5. 

6 
}>■ 1 K. 9. 19 ; 

2 Chr. 8. 4 
i ver. 7 
k Gen. 15. 

13; Dt. 

4. 20 ; ch. 5. 

7-19 



i Acts 7. 
™ ver. 21 



° ver. 17 



P Acts 7. 19 
5 Gen. 41. 1 



Ex. 6. 

20 



« Acts 7. 20 ; 
Heb. 11. 23 



t Is. 18. 2 



" Is. 19. G 

'" ch. 15. 20 ; 
Num. 26. 
59 



ch. 7. 15 ; 
8. 20 



the name of the one was Shiphrah, 
and the name of the other Puah : 
16 and he said. When ye do the 
office of a midwife to the Hebrew 
women, and see them upon the 
birth-stool ; 'if it be a son, then ye 
shall kill him ; but if it be a daugh- 
ter, then she shall live. 17 But 
the midwives "* feared God, and 
did not as the king of Egypt com- 
manded them, but saved the men- 
children alive. 18 And the king 
of Egypt called for the midwives, 
and said unto them. Why have ye 
done this thing, and have saved 
the men-children alive'? 19 And 
the midwives said unto Pharaoh, 
Because the Hebrew women are 
not as the Egyptian women ; for 
they are lively, and are delivered 
ere the midwife come unto them. 

20 And God dealt well with the 
midwives : and " the people mul- 
tiplied, and waxed very mighty. 

21 And it came to pass, because 
the midwives "feared God, that he 
made them households. 22 And 
Pharaoh charged all his people, 
saying, ^ Every son that is born 
ye shall cast into *the river, and 
every daughter ye shall save alive. 

2 And there went a man of 
'[the house of Levi, and took 
to wife a daughter of Levi. 2 And 
the woman conceived, and bare a 
son : and when she saw him that 
he was a 'goodly child, she hid 
him three months. 3 And when 
she could not longer hide him, 
she took for him an 'ark of ^bul- 
rushes, and daubed it with "* slime 
and with pitch ; and she put the 
child therein, and laid it in the 
"flags by the river's brink. 4 And 
"his sister stood afar off, to know 
what would be done to him. 
5 And the daughter of Pharaoh 
came down "" to bathe at the river ; 
and her maidens walked along by 
the river-side ; and she saw the 

3 That is, papyrus. * That is, bitumen. 



53 



2.6 



EXODUS 



3.8 



Moses adopted by Pharaoh's Daughter. He kills an Egyptian, and flees to Dlidian. His Marriage. The Burning Bush 



ark among the flags, and sent her 
handmaid to fetch it. 6 And she 
opened it, and saw the child : and, 
behold, the babe Avept. And she 
had compassion on him, and said, 
This is one of the Hebrews' chil- 
dren. 7 Then said his sister to 
Pharaoh's daughter. Shall I go and 
call thee a nurse of the Hebrew 
women, that she may nurse the 
child for thee'? 8 And Pharaoh's 
daughter said to her. Go. And 
the maiden went and called the 
child's mother. 9 And Pharaoh's 
daughter said unto her. Take this 
child away, and nurse it for me, 
and I will give thee thy wages. 
And the woman took the child, 
and nursed it. 10 And the child 
grew, and she brought him unto 
Pharaoh's daughter, and "he be- 
came her son. And she called his 
name ^ Moses, and said, Because I 
^ drew him out of the water. 

1 1 And it came to pass in those 
days, *when Moses was grown 
up, that he went out unto his 
brethren, and looked on their ''bur- 
dens : and '^ he saw an Egyptian 
smiting a Hebrew, one of his 
brethren. 12 And he looked this 
way and that way, and when he 
saw that there was no man, he 
smote the Egyptian, and hid him 
in the sand. 13 And he went out 
*the second day, and, behold, two 
men of the Hebrews were striving 
together : and he said to him that 
did the wrong. Wherefore smitest 
thou thy fellow 1 14 And he said, 
•^ Who made thee a prince and a 
judge over usl thinkest thou to 
kill me, as thou killedst the Egyp- 
tian 1 And Moses feared, and said, 
Surely the thing is known. 1 5 Now 
when Pharaoh heard this thing, he 
sought to slay Moses. But ^ Moses 
fled from the face of Pharaoh, and 
dwelt in the land of Midian : and 
he sat down ''by a well. 

16 Now Hhe priest of Midian 
had seven daughters : and '' they 
came and drew water, and filled 
the troughs to water their father's 
flock. 17 And the shepherds came 
and drove them away ; but ' Closes 
stood up and helped them, and 
watered their flock. 18 And when 
they came to '" Eeuel their father, 
he said. How is it that ye are come 
so soon to-day 1 1 9 And they said. 
An Egyptian delivered us out of 
the hand of the shepherds, and 

1 Heb. Mosheh. 2 Heb. mashah, to draw out. 



" Acts r. 21 
& Acts 7. 23 ; 

Heb. 11. 24 
" ch. 1. 11 ; 5. 

4,5; 6.6,7 
d Acts 7. 24 
* Acts 7. 

20-28 
/Gen. 19. 9; 

Acts 7. 27 
^ Acts 7. 29 
/' Gen. 24. 

11 ; 29. 2 
' ch. 3. 1 ; 18. 

12 
k Gen. 24. 

13, 19 
' Gen. 29. 3, 

10 
"^ ch. 3. 1 ; 

Num. 10. 

29 



" Acts 7. 29 
° ch. 4. 25 ; 

18. 2 
P ch. 4. 20 ; 

18. 3, 4 
3 Gen. 23. 4 
'■ ch. 0. 5, 9 
* ch. 3. 7, 9 
t Gen. 22. 

16-18; 26. 

2-5 ; 28. 13- 

15 



■ ch. 2. 18 



"ch. 4. 27; 

18. 5 ; 24. 13 
* ver. 12 ; ch. 

17. 6 ; 33. 6 
y ver. 4-11, 

16; Gen. 

22. 11, 15 
^ Dt. 33. 16 ; 

Mk. 12. 26 ; 

Lk. 20. 37 
" Acts 7. 31 



b ch. 4. 5 



'^ Josh. 5. 15 ; 
Acts 7. 33 



d Mt. 22. 31, 
32 ; Mk. 12. 
26; Lk. 20. 
37 

« Acts 7. 32 



/ ch. 2. 25 ; 
Neh. 9. 9; 
Acts 7. 34 



3 Gen. 15. 13- 
16 ; 46. 4 ; 
50. 24, 25 



moreover he drew water for us, 
and watered the flock. 20 And 
he said unto his daughters. And 
where is he*? why is it that ye 
have left the man 1 call him, that 
he may eat bread. 21" And Moses 
was content to dwell with the man : 
and he gave Moses "Zipporah his 
daughter. 22 A.nd she bare ^a son, 
and he called his name Gershom ; 
for he said, I have been ^*a so- 
journer in a foreign land. 

23 And it came to pass in the 
course of those many days, that 
the king of Egypt died : and the 
children of Israel ''sighed by rea- 
son of the bondage, and they cried, 
and * their cry came up unto God 
by reason of the bondage. 24 And 
God heard their groaning, and 
God remembered /his covenant 
with Abraham, Avdth Isaac, and 
with Jacob. 25 And God saw the 
children of Israel, and God took 
knowledge of them. 

3 Now Moses was keeping the 
flock of "Jethro his father-in- 
law, the priest of Midian : and he 
led the flock to the back of the 
wilderness, and came to the 
"mountain of God, unto "^Horeb. 
2 And ^the angel of Jehovah 
appeared unto him in a flame of 
fire out of the midst of a ^ bush : 
and he looked, and, behold, the 
bush burned with fire, and the 
bush was not consumed. 3 And 
Moses said, ''I ^vill turn aside 
now, and see this great sight, 
why the bush is not burnt. 

4 And when Jehovah saw that 
he turned aside to see, ^God 
called unto him oat of the midst 
of the bush, and said, ]\Ioses, 
Moses. And he said. Here am I. 

5 And he said. Draw not nigh 
hither : " put off .thy shoes from off 
thy feet, for the place whereon 
thou standest is _ holy ground. 

6 Moreover he said, '^I am the 
God of thy father, the God of 
Abraham, the God of Isaac, and 
the God of Jacob. "And Moses 
hid his face ; for he was afraid to 
look upon God. 7 And Jehovah 
said, I have surely •''seen the 
affliction of my people that are 
in Egypt, and have heard their 
cry by reason of their task- 
masters ; for I know their sor- 
rows ; 8 and I am come down 
^to deliver them out of the hand 
of the Egyptians, and to bring 

3 Heb. (jer. 



54 



3.9 



EXODUS 



4.8 



Cod commissions Moses to deliver Israel. Confirmatory Signs and Promises 



them up out of that land unto a 
good land and a large, unto a land 
"flowing Avith milk and honey; 
unto the place of '' the Canaanite, 
and the Hittite, and the Amo- 
rite, and the Perizzite, and the Hi- 
vite, and the Jebusite. 9 And now. 
behold, Hhe cry of the children of 
Israel is come unto me : moreover 
I have seen the oppression where- 
with the Egyptians oppress them. 
10 Come now therefore, and I will 
send thee unto Pharaoh, ''that 
thou may est bring forth my peo- 
ple the children of Israel out of 
Egypt. 11 And Moses said unto 
God, "Who am I, that I should go 
unto Pharaoh, and that I should 
bring forth the children of Israel 
out of Egyiof? 12 And he said, 
Certainly •''I will be with thee ; 
and this shall be the token unto 
thee, that I have sent thee : ^ when 
thou hast brought forth the people 
out of Egypt, '* ye shall serve God 
upon this mountain. ^ 

13 And Moses said unto God, 
Behold, when I come unto the 
children of Israel, and shall say 
unto them, The God of your fathers 
hath sent me unto you ; and they 
shall say to me. What is his name *? 
what shall I say unto them *? 1 4 And 
God said unto Moses, ^ ' I am that 
I AM : and he said. Thus shalt thou 
say unto the children of Israel, " I 
AM hath sent me unto j^ou. 1 5 And 
God said moreover unto Moses, 
Thus shalt thou say unto the chil- 
dren of Israel, * Jehovah, the God 
of your fathers, the God of Abra- 
ham, the God of Isaac, and the 
God of Jacob, hath sent me unto 
you : this is my name for ever, and 
this is my ' memorial unto all gen- 
erations. 16 Go, and gather the 
elders of Israel together, and say 
unto them, '"Jehovah, the God of 
your fathers, the God of Abraham, 
of Isaac, and of Jacob, hath ap- 
peared unto me, saying, I have 
surely visited you, and seen that 
which is done to you in Egypt : 

17 and "I have said, I \vill bring 
you up out of the affliction of 
Egypt unto the land of "the Ca- 
naanite, and the Hittite, and the 
Amorite, and the Perizzite, and the 
Hivite, and the Jebusite, unto a 
land ^ flowing with milk and honey. 

1 8 And « they shall hearken to thy 

1 Or, I AM, BECAUSE I AM ' Or, I AM 
WHO AM Or, I WILL BE THA'K I WILL 
BE ^ 

2 Heb. Ehyeh. From the same root as Jehovah. 



"■ ver. 17 ; ch. 

13. o ; Jer. 

11. 6 
b Gen. 15. 

19-21 ; 

Josh. 24. 

11 
" ch. 2. 23 
d ch. 12. 41 
" ch. 4. 10 ; 

6.12 
/ch. 4. 12, 

15 ; 33. 

14-16 
^ ch. 19. 2, 3 
'' Acts 7. 7 
i ch. 6. 3 ; 

Jn. 8. 68 ; 

Rev. 1. 8; 

4. 8 
*: ver. 6 
' Ps. 30. 4 ; 

97. 12 ; 102. 

12 ; 135. 13 ; 

Hos. 12. 6 
'"'- ver. 2 
" Gen. 15. 

13-21 ; 46. 

4 ; 50. 24, 25 
» Josh. 24. 11 
P ver. 8 
9 ch. 4. 31 



'■ ch. 5. 1 
* ch. 5. 3 ; 8. 

27 
< ch. 6. 2 
" ch. 6. 1 
" ch. 6. 1 ; 7. 

4, 5 ; 13. 3, 

9, 14 
^ ch. 15. 11 
y ch. 11. 1 ; 

12. 31-33 
^ ch. 11. 2, 3 ; 

12. 35, 36 
" ch. 3. 18 ; 6. 

30 
b ch. 3. 15, 16 



<= ch. 7. 10-12 



d Num. 12. 
10 ; 2 K. 5. 

27 



'^ 2 K. 5. 14 
Mt. 8. 3 ; 
Lk. 17. 
12-14 



voice : and *■ thou shalt come, thou 
and the elders of Israel, unto the 
king of Egypt, and ye shall say 
unto him, Jehovah, the God of the 
Hebrews, hath met with us : and 
now let us go, we pray thee, '' three 
days' journey into the wilderness, 
that we may sacrifice to Jehovah 
our God. 19 And I know that the 
king of Egypt ^will not give you 
leave to go, no, " not by a mighty 
hand. 20 And I will put forth 
'my hand, and smite Egypt with 
all my "" wonders which I will do in 
the midst thereof : and ^ after that 
he will let you go. 21 And I will 
give this people favor in the sight 
of the Egyptians : and it shall come 
to pass, that, when ye go, ye shall 
not go empty : 22 but every woman 
-shall ask of her neighbor, and of 
her that sojourneth in her house, 
jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, 
and raiment : and ye shall put 
them upon your sons, and upon 
your daughters; and ye shall de- 
spoil the Egyptians. 

4 And Moses answered and 
said, But, behold, they will not 
believe me, nor "hearken unto my 
voice ; for they will say, * Jehovah 
hath not appeared unto thee. 
2 And Jehovah said unto him. 
What is that in thy hand 1 And 
he said, A rod. 3 And he said. 
Cast it on the ground. And he 
cast it on the ground, and ''it be- 
came a ^serpent; and Moses fled 
from before it. 4 And Jehovah 
said unto Moses, Put forth thy 
hand, and take it by the tail (and 
he put forth his hand, and laid 
hold of it, and it became a rod in 
his hand) ; 5 that they may believe 
that Jehovah, the God of their 
fathers, the God of Abraham, the 
God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, 
hath appeared unto thee. 6 And 
Jehovah said furthermore unto 
him. Put now thy hand into thy 
bosom. And he put his hand into 
his bosom: and when he took it 
out, behold, his hand was ''leprous, 
as white as snow. 7 And he said, 
Put thy hand into thy bosom again. 
(And he put his hand into his bosom 
again ; and when he took it out of 
his bosom, behold, "it was turned 
again as his other flesh). 8 And it 
shall come to pass, if they will not 
believe thee, neither hearken to 
the voice of the first sign, that they 
will believe the voice of the latter 

3 Heb. nahash. 



55 



4.9 



EXODUS 



6.5 



Moses' Rcluttaiice overcome, lie returns to Egypt. Aaron meets him. Tliey demand Israel's Release 



sign. 9 And it shall come to pass, 
if they will not believe even these 
two signs, neither hearken unto thy 
voice, that thou shalt take of the 
^v:ater of the river, and pour it ui3on 
the dry land : and the water which 
thou takest out of the river « shall 
become blood upon the dry land. 

10 And Moses said unto Jehovah, 
Oh, Lord, *I am not \eloquent, 
neither heretofore, nor since thou 
hast spoken unto thy servant ; for 
I am slow of speech, and of a slo_\v 
tongue. 11 And Jehovah said 
unto him. Who hath made man's 
mouth 1 or ''who maketh a man 
dumb, or deaf, or seeing, or blind ? 
is it not I, Jehovah 1 12 Now 
therefore go, and ''I will be with 
thy mouth, and "teach thee what 
thou shalt speak. 13 And he said. 
Oh, Lord, send, I pray thee, by the 
hand of him whom thou wilt send. 
14 And the anger of Jehovah was 
kindled against Moses, and he 
said. Is there not Aaron thy brother 
the Levite? I know that he can 
speak well. And also, behold, -^he 
Cometh forth to meet thee : and 
when he seeth thee, he will be glad 
in his heart. 15 And thou shalt 
speak unto him, and ^put the 
words in his mouth : and I will be 
with thy mouth, and w^th his 
mouth, and will teach you what ye 
shall do. 16 And ''he shall be thy 
spokesman unto the people ; and it 
shall come to pass, that he shall be 
to thee a mouth, and thou shalt be 
to him as God. 17 And thou shalt 
take in thy hand ' this rod, * where- 
with thou shalt do the signs. 

1 8 And Moses went and returned 
to ^Jethro 'his father-in-law, and 
said unto him. Let me go, I pray 
thee, and return unto my brethren 
that are in Egypt, and see whether 
they be yet alive. And Jethro 
said to Moses, Go in peace. 19 And 
Jehovah said unto Moses in Mid- 
ian. Go, return into Egypt ; for all 
the men are dead that sought thy 
life. 20 And Moses took his wife 
and his '"sons, and set them upon 
an ass, and he returned to the land 
of Egypt : and Moses took the 
"rod of God in his hand. 21 And 
Jehovah said unto Moses, When 
thou goest back into Egypt, see 
that thou do before Pharaoh all 
" the wonders which I have put in 
thy hand : but ^I will Miarden his 

1 Heb. a man or words. 2 Heb. Jether. 

3 Heb. make strong. 



"■ ch. 7. 19 
b ver. 1 ; ch. 
3. n ; Jer. 

I. 6 

<= Ps. 94. 9 ; 
146. 8 ; Mt. 

II. 6; Lk. 

I. 20, 64 

d ver. 15, 16; 

Dt. 18. 18 
« Mt. 10. 19. 

20 ; Mk. 13. 

ll;Lk. 12. 

II, 12; 21. 
14, 1,5 

/ ver. 27 
'J ver. 12, 30 ; 

Is. 51. 16; 

59. 21 ; Jer. 

1.9 
^ ch. 7. 1, 2 
' ver. 2, 20 ; 

ch. 17. 9 
fc ch. 7. 9-20 ; 

14. 16 
I ch. 2. 21 
'"ch. 18. 3; 

Acts 7. 29 
" ver. 17 ; ch. 

17.9 
"ch. 11. 9,10 
^ch. 7. 3; 9. 

12 ; 10. 1, 

20, 27 ; 14. 

4 



2 Is. 63. 16 ; 

64. 8 ; Hos. 

11. 1 
'' ch. 5. 1 ; 6. 

11; 7. 10 
•' ch. 12. 29 
i Josh. 5. 2, 3 
" ver. 14 

" ver. 15 



' ch. 3. 18 



y ch. 12 


. 27 


' ch. 3. 


18 


« ch. 4. 


23 


b Job 21. 15 


<= ch. 3. 


19 


dch.3. 


18 



. 11 ; 2. 
5. 6, 7 



heart, and he will not let the people 
go. 22 And thou shalt say unto 
Pharaoh, Thus saith Jehovah, 
'^ Israel is my son, my first-born : 
23 and I have said unto thee, '"Let 
my son go, that he may serve me ; 
and thou hast refused to let him 
go : behold, * I will slay thy son, 
thy first-born. 24 And it came to 
pass on the way at the lodging- 
place, that Jehovah met him, and 
sought to kill him. 25 Then 
Zipporah took * a flint, and cut off 
the foreskin of her son, and ^cast 
it at his feet ; and she said. Surely 
a bridegroom of blood art thou to 
me. 26 So he let him alone. Then 
she said, ^A bridegroom of blood 
art thou, because of the circum- 
cision. 

27 "And Jehovah said to Aaron, 
Go into the wilderness to meet 
Moses. And he went, and met him 
in the mountain of God, and kissed 
him. 28 And Moses told Aaron all 
the words of Jehovah wherewith 
he had sent him, and all the signs 
wherewith he had charged him. 
29 And Moses and Aaron went and 
gathered together all the elders of 
the children of Israel: 30 and 
" Aaron spake all the words which 
Jehovah had spoken unto Moses, 
and did the signs in the sight of 
the people. 31 And ^the people 
believed : and when they heard 
that Jehovah had visited the chil- 
dren of Israel, and that he had seen 
their affliction, then ^they bowed 
their heads and worshipped. 

5 And afterward Moses and 
Aaron came, and said unto 
Pharaoh, ^Thus saith Jehovah, the 
God of Israel, * Let my people go, 
that they may hold a feast unto 
me in the wilderness. 2 And Pha- 
raoh said, ''Who is Jehovah, that I 
should hearken unto his voice to 
let Israel go % I know not Jehovah, 
and moreover '^ I will not let Israel 
go. 3 And they said, ^' The God of 
the Hebrews hath met with us : 
let us go, we pray thee, three days' 
journey into the wilderness, and 
sacrifice unto Jehovah our God, 
lest he fall upon us with pestilence, 
or with the sword. 4 And the king 
of Egypt said unto them, Where- 
fore do ye, Moses and Aaron, loose 
the people from their works'? get 
you unto your * burdens. 5 And 

* Heb. made it touch. 

5 Or, A bridegroom oj blood in regard of tTie 
circumcision 



56 



5.6 



EXODUS 



6.11 



Pharaoli increases tlie People's Burdens. Tlie People dislieartenetl. God renews his Promises 



Pharaoh said, Behold, "the people 
of the land are now many, and ye 
make them rest from their burdens. 

6 And the same day Pharaoh com- 
manded ''the taskmasters of the 
people, and their '^ officers, saying, 

7 Ye shall no more give the people 
straw to make brick, as heretofore : 
let them go and gather straw for 
themselves. 8 And the number of 
the bricks, which they did make 
heretofore, ye shall lay upon them ; 
ye shall not diminish aught thereof : 
for they are '^ idle ; therefore they 
cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice 
to our God. 9 Let heavier work 
be laid upon the men, that they 
may labor therein ; and let them 
not regard lying words. 

10 And Hhe taskmasters of the 
people went out, and their officers, 
and they spake to the people, say- 
ing. Thus saith Pharaoh, I will not 
give you straw. 1 1 Go yourselves, 
get you straw where ye can find 
it ; for nought of your work shall 
be diminished. 12 So the people 
were scattered abroad throughout 
all the land of Egypt to gather 
stubble for straw. 13 And the 
taskmasters were urgent, saying, 
Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, 
as when there was straw, 14 And 
•'^the officers of the children of 
Israel, whom Pharaoh's taskmas- 
ters had set over them, /were 
beaten, ^and demanded. Where- 
fore have ye not fulfilled your task 
both yesterday and to-day, in mak- 
ing brick as heretofore ? 

15 Then the officers of the chil- 
dren of Israel came and cried unto 
Pharaoh, saying. Wherefore deal- 
est thou thus with thy servants 1 
16 There is no straw given unto 
thy servants, and they say to us, 
Make brick : and, behold, thy ser- 
vants are beaten ; but the fault is 
in thine own people, 17 But he 
said. Ye are ''idle, ye are idle: 
therefore ye say. Let us go and 
sacrifice to Jehovah. 18 Go there- 
fore now, and work ; for there shall 
no straw be given you, yet shall ye 
deliver the number of bricks. 1 9 
And the officers of the children of 
Israel did see that they ^were in 
evil case, when it was said. Ye 
shall not diminish aught from your 
bricks, your daily tasks. 20 And 
they met Moses and Aaron, who 
stood in the way, as they came 

1 Ileb. sayhiQ. 

2 Or, were set on mischief, when they said 



° ch. 1. 9 
6 ver. 10, 13, 

14; ch. 1. 

11 ; 3. 7 
" ver. 10, 14, 

15, 19 
(I ver. 17 
* ver. 6 
/ ver. 6 
■" Is. 10. 24 
'' ver. 8 



' ch. 14. 11 ; 

15. 24 ; 16. 2 
fc Gen. 10. 5 ; 

31. 63 
'Gen. 34. 30; 

1 S. 27. 12 
™ Num. 11, 

11 ; Jer. 4. 

10 
" ch. 3. 8 



" ch. 3. 19, 
20 ; 7. 4, 
6 ; 13. 3 



P ch. 3. 14, 15 



9 Is. 52. 6 ; 

Jer. 16. 21 ; 

Ezek. 37. 

6, 13 
'■G«n. 12.7; 

16. 18; 26. 

3, 4 ; 28. 4, 

13 



ch. 2. 24 



t ch. 13. 3, 
14 ; 20. 2 ; 
Dt. 6. 12 

" ch. 12. 51 ; 
16. 6 ; 18. 1 



Dt. 4. 34 ; 
5. 15 



^ch. 16. 12; 
Is. 41. 20; 
49. 23, 26; 
60. 16 



y Num. 14. 
30 ; Neh. 9. 
15; Ezek. 

20. 5, 6 

^ Josh. 24. 
13; Ps. 136. 

21, 22 
" ver. 6 

f> ch. 2. 23 



ch. 4. 22, 
23 



forth from Phar£j,oh : 21 and * they 
said unto them, * Jehovah look 
upon you, and judge ; because ye 
have 'made our savor to be ab- 
horred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and 
in the eyes of his servants, to put 
a sword in their hand to slay us. 

22 And Moses returned unto 
Jehovah, and said, "* Lord, where- 
fore hast thou dealt ill with this 
peopled why is it that thou hast 



sent mel 



For since I came to 



Pharaoh to speak in thy name, he 
hath dealt ill with this people ; 
"neither hast thou delivered thy 

6 people at all. 1 And Jehovah 
said unto Moses, No\v~^shalt 
thou see what I will do to Phamoh : 
for by a " strong hand shall he let 
them go, and by a strong hand 
shall he drive them out of his land. 

2 And God spake unto Moses, 
and said unto him, I am ^' Jehovah : 

3 and I appeared unto Abraham, 
unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, as ^ Goa 
Almighty ; ^ but '^ by my name Je- 
hovah I was not ^ known to them. 

4 And I have alsq^ established '' my 
covenant with them, to give them 
the land of Canaan, the land of 
their sojournings, wherein they so- 
journed. 5 And moreover I have 
* heard the groaning of the children 
of Israel, whom the Egyptians keep 
in bondage ; and I have remem- 
bered my covenant. 6 Wherefore 
say unto the children of Israel, 'I 
am Jehovah, and ^'I will bring you 
out from under the burdens of the 
Egyptians, and I will rid you out 
of their bondage, and I will redeem 
you with " an outstretched arm, and 
with great judgments : 7 and I will 
take you to me for a people, and I 
will be to you a God ; and ye ^ shall 
know that I am Jehovah your God, 
who bringeth you out from under 
the burdens of the Egyptians. 
8 And I will bring you in unto the 
land which ^I *^sware to give to 
Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob; 
and ^ I will give it you for a heri- 
tage : " I am Jehovah. 9 And Moses 
spake so unto the children of Israel : 
but they hearkened not unto Moses 
for ^ * anguish of spirit, and for cruel 
bondage. 

10 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 11 '^Go in, speak 
unto Pharaoh king of Egypt, that 
he let the children of Israel go out 

3 Heb. El Shaddai. * Or, as to 

5 Or, made knoini 

6 Heb. lifted up my hand. 

7 Or, impatience Heb. shortness of spirit. 



57 



6.12 



EXODUS 



7.12 



Cienealo^ of Moses and Aaron. Commission of Moses and Aaron. Israel's Release again demanded. Sign of Aaron's Rod 



of his land. 1 2 And Moses spake 
before Jehovah, saying, Behold, the 
children of Israel have not heark- 
ened unto me; "how then shall 
Pharaoh hear me, who am of uncir- 
cumcised lips^ 13 And Jehovah 
spake unto Moses and unto Aaron, 
and gave them a charge unto the 
children of Israel, and unto Pha- 
raoh king of Egypt, to bring the 
children of Israel out of the land 
of Egypt. 

14 These are the heads of their 
fathers' houses. *The sons of 
Reuben the first-born of Israel: 
Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and 
Carmi ; these are the families of 
Reuben. 15 And the sons of 
Simeon : Jemuel, and .Jasmin, and 
Ohad, and Jachin, and Zohar, and 
Shaul the son of a Canaanitish 
woman ; these are the families of 
Simeon. 16 And these are the 
names of ^ the sons of Levi accord- 
ing to their generations : Gershon, 
and Kohath, and Merari ; and the 
years of the life of Levi were a 
hundred thirty and seven years. 
17'' The sons of Gershon : Libni 
and Shimei, according to their 
families. 18 And the sons of 
Kohath : Amram, and Izhar, and 
Hebron, and Uzziel ; and the years 
of the life of Kohath were a 
hundred thirty and three years. 
1 9 And the sons of Merari : Mahli 
and Mushi. These are the families 
of the Levites according to their 
generations. 20 And ^ Amram took 
him Jochebed his father's sister to 
wife ; and she bare him Aaron and 
Moses : and the years of the life of 
Amram were a hundred and thirty 
and seven years. 21 And -^ the sons 
of Izhar : Korah, and Nepheg, and 
Zichri. 22 ^And the sons of Uz- 
ziel : Mishael, and Elzaphan, and 
Sithri. 23 And Aaron took him 
Elisheba, the daughter of ^Am- 
minadab, the sister of /'Nahshon, 
to wife ; and she bare him * Nadab 
and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. 
2-4 And the ' sons of Korah : Assir, 
and Elkanah, and Abiasaph ; these 
are the families of the Korahites. 
2-5 And "* Eleazar Aaron's son took 
him one of the daughters of Putiel 
to wife ; and she bare him " Phine- 
has. These are the heads of the 
fathers' houses of the Levites ac- 
cording to their families. 26 These 
are that Aaron and ]\Ioses, to whom 
Jehovah said, " Bring out the chil- 
dren of Israel from the land of 



°' ver. 30 ; ch. 

4. 1, 10 
f> Gen. 46. 9 ; 

Num. 26. 

5-11 
" Gen. 46. 11 ; 

Num. 3. 

17 ; 1 Chr. 

6 1 
d Num. 3. 

18-20; 

1 Chr. 6. 17 
* Num. 26. 

59 
/ Num. 16. 1 
^ Lev. 10. 4 ; 

Num. 3. 30 
'I Ruth 4. 19, 

20 ; 1 Chr. 

2. 10 
i Num. 1. 7 ; 

2. 3 
fc Lev. 10. 1 ; 

Num. 3. 2 
' 1 Chr. 6. 22, 

23,37 
'"- Josh. 24. 33 
'"■ Num. 25. 

7, 11 ; Ps. 

106. 30 
° ver. 13 



P ch. 5. 1 
3 ver. 2, 6, 
'■ ch. 7. 2 
* ver. 12 
< ch. 4. 16 
" ch. 4. 21 

" ch. 3. 19, 
20 ; 1^ 9 



' ch. 12. 51 : 
13. 3, 9 



y ch. 8. 
10. 7 



- Gen. 6. 22 ; 
7.5 



" Dt. 34. 7 



• Gen. 41. S 

ver. 22 ; ch. 
8. 7 ; 2 Tim. 
3. 9 



58 



Egypt according to their hosts. 
27 These are they ^Hhat spake to 
Pharaoh king of Egypt, to bring 
out the children of Israel from 
Egypt : these are that Moses and 
Aaron. 

28 And it came to pass on the 
day when Jehovah spake unto 
Moses in the land of Egypt, 29 that 
Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying, 
* I am Jehovah : *■ speak thou unto 
Pharaoh king of Egypt all that I 
speak unto thee. 30 And Moses 
said before Jehovah, Behold, I am 
of * uncircumcised lips, and how 
shall Pharaoh hearken unto mel 

71 And Jehovah said unto 
Moses, * See, I have made thee 
as God to Pharaoh ; and Aaron 
thy brother shall be thy prophet. 
2 Thou shalt speak all that I com- 
mand thee ; and Aaron thy brother 
shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he 
let the children of Israel go out of 
his land. 3 And "I will harden 
Pharaoh's heart, and multiply my 
signs and my wonders in the land 
of Egypt. 4 But "Pharaoh will 
not hearken unto you, and I will 
lay my hand upon Egypt, and 
^ bring forth my hosts, my people 
the children of Israel, out of the 
land of Egypt by great judgments. 
5 And ^the Egyptians shall. know 
that I am Jehovah, when I stretch 
forth my hand upon Egypt, and 
bring out the children of Israel 
from among them. 6 And Moses 
and Aaron did so; ^as Jehovah 
commanded them, so did they. 
7 And Moses was " fourscore years 
old, and Aaron fourscore and three 
years old, when they spake unto 
Pharaoh. 

8 And Jehovah spake unto Moses 
and unto Aaron, saj^ing, 9 When 
Pharaoh shall speak unto you, 
saying. Show a wonder for you; 
then thou shalt say unto Aaron, 
Take thy rod, and cast it down 
before Pharaoh, that it become a 
^ serpent. 10 And Moses and 
Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and 
they did so, as Jehovah had com- 
manded : and Aaron cast down his 
rod before Pharaoh and before his 
servants, and it became a serpent. 
11 Then Pharaoh also called for 
the wise men and the sorcerers : 
and they also, the * magicians of 
Egypt, ''did in like manner with 
their '^ enchantments. 1 2 For they 

1 Heb. tannin, any large reptile ; and so in 
ver. 10, 12. 2 Or, secret arts 



7.13 



EXODUS 



8.12 



Pharaoh stubborn. Waters turned to Blood. The Plague of Frogs 



cast down every man his rod, 
and they became serpents : but 
Aaron's rod swallowed up their 
rods. 13 And Pharaoh's heart 
^was hardened, and '^he heark- 
ened not unto them; as Jehovah 
had spoken. 

14 And Jehovah said unto 
Moses, Pharaoh's heart is ^stub- 
born, he refuseth to let the people 
go. 15 Get thee unto Pharaoh in 
the morning; lo, *he goeth out 
unto the water ; and thou shalt 
stand by the river's brink to meet 
him ; and " the rod which was 
turned to a serpent shalt thou 
take in thy hand. 16'' And thou 
shalt say unto him, Jehovah, the 
God of the Hebrews, hath sent me 
unto thee, saying, " Let my people 
go, that they may serve me in the 
wilderness : and, behold, hitherto 
thou hast not hearkened. 1 7 Thus 
saith Jehovah, -^In this thou shalt 
know that I am Jehovah : behold, 
I will smite with the rod that is in 
my hand upon the waters which 
are in the river, and ^ they shall be 
turned to blood. 18 And ''the fish 
that are in the river shall die, and 
the river shall become foul ; and 
the Egyptians shall * loathe to 
drink water from the river. 1 9 And 
Jehovah said unto Moses, Say unto 
Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch 
out thy hand over the waters of 
Egypt, over their rivers, over their 
^ streams, and over their pools, and 
over all their ponds of water, that 
they may become blood ; and there 
shall be blood throughout all the 
land of Egypt, both in vessels of 
wood and in vessels of stone. 

20 And Moses and Aaron did so, 
as Jehovah commanded ; and he 
lifted up the rod, and smote the 
waters that were in the river, in 
the sight of Pharaoh, and in the 
sight of his servants ; and * all the 
waters that were in the river were 
turned to blood. 21 And the fish 
that were in the river died ; and 
the river became foul, and the 
Egyptians could not drink water 
from the river ; and the blood was 
throughout all the land of Egypt. 
22 ^And the magicians of Egypt 
did in like manner with their en- 
chantments : and Pharaoh's heart 
^ was hardened, and he hearkened 
not unto them ; as Jehovah had 
spoken. 23 And Pharaoh turned 

1 Heb. was strona. 2 Heb. heavy. 

3 Or, canals 



"■ ver. 4 

6 ch. 2. 6 ; 8. 

20 
" ver. 10 ; 

ch. 4. 3 
d ch. 3. 18 ; 4. 

22 ; 5. 1 
^ ch. 4. 23 
/ch. 10. 2 
'J ver. 20 
fi- ver. 21 
i ver. 21, 24 
k Ps. 78. 44 ; 

105. 29 
*[Ch. 7. 26 in 

Heb.] 
i ver. 11 ; 

ch. 8. 7 



™ ch. 4. 23 



*[Ch. 8. 1 in 

Heb.] 
" ch. 7. 19 



" Ps. 78. 45 ; 

106. 30 
P ch. 7. 11, 22 



9 ver. 25 ; 
ch. 9. 27 
'' ver. 28 



t ch. 9. 14 ; 
Dt. 4. 35, 
39 ; 33. 26 

" ver. 13 



59 



and went into his house, neither 
did he ^lay even this to heart. 
24 And all the Egyptians digged 
round about the river for water to 
drink ; for they could not drink of 
the water of the river. 25 And 
seven days were fulfilled, after 
that Jehovah had smitten the 
river. 
*0 And Jehovah spake unto 

O Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, 
and say unto him. Thus saith Je- 
hovah, "*Let my people go, that 
they may serve me. 2 And if thou 
refuse to let them go, behold, I will 
smite all thy borders with frogs : 
3 and the river shall swarm with 
frogs, which shall go up and come 
into thy house, and into thy bed- 
chamber, and upon thy bed, and 
into the house of thy servants, and 
upon thy people, and into thine 
ovens, and into thy kneading- 
troughs : 4 and the frogs shall 
come up both upon thee, and upon 
thy people, and upon all thy ser- 
vants. * 5 And Jenovah said unto 
Moses, Say unto Aaron, "Stretch 
forth thy hand with thy rod over 
the rivers, over the ^streams, and 
over the pools, and cause frogs to 
come up upon the land of Egypt. 
6 And Aaron stretched out his 
hand over the waters of Egypt; 
and the "frogs came up, and cov- 
ered the land of Egypt. 7 ^And 
the magicians did in like manner 
with their enchantments, and 
brought up frogs upon the land of 
Egypt. 

8 Then Pharaoh ^called for 
Moses and Aaron, and said, 'En- 
treat Jehovah, that he take away 
the frogs from me, and from my 
people; and *I will let the people 
go, that they may sacrifice unto 
Jehovali. 9 And Moses said unto 
Pharaoh, Have thou this glory over 
me : against what time shall I en- 
treat for thee, and for thy servants, 
and for thy people, that the frogs 
be destroyed from thee and thy 
houses, and remain in the river 
onlyl 10 And he said. Against 
to-morrow. And he said, Be it 
according to thy word ; that thou 
mayest know that there is *none 
like unto Jehovah our God. 11 
And the "frogs shall depart from 
thee, and from thy houses, and 
from thy servants, and from thy 
people; they shall remain in the 
river only. 12 And Moses and 

* Heb. set his heart even to this. 



8.13 



EXODUS 



9.5 



The Plague of Lice ; of Flies. The Murrain of Cattle 



Aaron went out from Pharaoh : 
and Moses cried unto Jehovah 
concerning the frogs ^ which he 
had brought upon Pharaoh. 13 
And Jehovah did according to the 
\^ord of Moses ; and the frogs died 
out of the houses, out of the courts, 
and out of the fields. 14 And they 
gathered them together in heaps ; 
and the land stank. 15 But when 
Pharaoh saw that there was respite, 
he '^ hardened his heart, and * heark- 
ened not unto them; as Jehovah 
had spoken. 

1 6 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Say unto Aaron, Stretch out thy 
rod, and smite the dust of the 
earth, that it may become ^lice 
throughout all the land of Egypt. 
17 And they did so; and Aaron 
stretched out his hand with his 
rod, and smote the dust of the 
earth, and there were lice upon 
man, and upon beast ; all the dust 
of the earth became * lice through- 
out all the land of Egypt. 1 8 And 
the magicians did so with their 
enchantments to bring forth lice, 
but nhey could not: and there 
were lice upon man, and upon 
beast. 19 Then tlie ma gician s 
said unto Pharaoh, ''^ This is the 
finger of God : and Pharaoh's heart 
•*was hai-dened, and he hearkened 
not unto them ; as Jehovah had 
spoken. 

20 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
" Rise up early in the morning, and 
stand before Pharaoh; lo, -^he com- 
eth forth to the water; and say 
unto him. Thus saith Jehovah, 
^ Let my people go, that they may 
serve me. 21 Else, if thou wilt 
not let my people go, behold, I 
will send swarms of flies upon thee, 
and upon thy servants, and upon 
thy people, and into thy houses : 
and the houses of the Egyptians 
shall be full of swarms of flies, and 
also the ground whereon they are. 

22 ''And I will set apart in that 
day the land of Goshen, in which 
my people dwell, that no swarms 
of flies shall be there ; to the end 
thou mayest know that *I am 
Jehovah in the midst of the earth. 

23 And I will ^put a division be- 
tween my people and thy people : 
by to-morrow shall this sign be. 

1 Or, as he had appointed unto Pharaoh 

2 Heb. made heamj. 

^ Or, sandflies Or, fleas 
* Heb. toas strony. ^ , 

s Or, set a sign of deliverance Heb. set re- 
demption. 



" ch. 7. 4 
6 Ps. 105. 31 
"^ ver. 7 ; ch. 

7. 11, 12 ; 9. 

11 
d ch. 7. 6 ; 10. 

7 
« ch. 9. 13 
/ch. 2.b; 7. 

•J ch. 4. 23 
h ch. 9. 4, 6, 

26 ; 10. 23 ; 

11.7 
i ch. 9. 29 ; 

19. 6 ; 20. 11 



k Ps. 78. 45 ; 

105. 31 
' ch. 8. 8 
™ ch. 9. 28 ; 

10. 8, 24 ; 12. 

31 

" ch. 3. 18 ; 6. 
3 



' ver. 8, 15, 
29, 32 



ver. 8, 15 



■ ver. 8, 15 



' ch. 4. 23 



< ch. 8. 22 



24 And Jehovah did so; and there 
came grievous swarms of flies into 
the house of Pharaoh, and into his 
servants' houses : and in all the 
land of Egypt the land was ^ * cor- 
rupted by reason of the swarms of 
flies. 

25 And Pharaoh 'called for 
Moses and for Aaron, and said, 
''*Q2ye^_sax3iifieetoyom^God in 
t helang 26 And~~Moses saicL It 
fs not meet so to do ; for we shall 
sacrifice the abomination of the 
Egyptians to Jehovah our God : 
lo, shall we sacrifice the abomina- 
tion of the Egyptians before their 
eyes, and will they not stone us"? 
27 We will go " three days' journey 
into the wilderness, and sacrifice 
to Jehovah our God, as he shall 
command us. 28 And Pharaoh 
said, "I will let you go, that ye 
may sacrifice to Jehovah your God 
in the wilderness ; only ye shall 
not go very far away : ^ entreat 
for me. 29 And Moses said. Be- 
hold, I go out from thee, and I 
will entreat Jehovah that the 
swarms of flies may depart from 
Pharaoh, from his servants, and 
from his people, to-morrow: only 
let not Pharaoh ^deal deceitfully 
any more in not letting the peo- 
ple go to sacrifice to Jehovah. 

30 And Moses went out from 
Pharaoh, and entreated Jehovah. 

31 And Jehovah did according 
to the word of Moses ; and he 
removed the swarms of flies from 
Pharaoh, from his servants, and 
from his people ; there remained 
not one. 32 And Pharaoh '-^hard- 
ened his heart this time also, and 
'■ he did not \Kit the people go. 

9 Then Jehovah said unto 
Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh, 
and tell him. Thus saith Jehovah, 
the God of the Hebrews, *Let my 
people go, that they may serve me. 
2 For if thou refuse to let them 
go, and wilt hold them still, 3 be- 
hold, the hand of Jehovah is upon 
thy cattle which are in the field, 
upon the horses, upon the asses, 
upon the camels, upon the herds, 
and upon^ the flocks : there shall be 
a very grievous murrain. 4 *And 
.Jehovah shall make a distinction 
between the cattle of Israel and 
the cattle of Egypt; and there 
shall "nothing die of all that be- 
longeth to the children of Israel. 
5 And Jehovah appointed a set 

6 Or, destroyed 



69 



a 6 



EXODUS 



9.32 



The Plague of Boils ; of Hail 



time, saying, To-morrow Jehovah 
shall do this thing in the land. 
Q And Jehovah did that thing on 
the morrow ; and " all the cattle 
of Egypt died; * but of the cattle 
of the children of Israel died not 
one. 7 And Pharaoh sent, and, 
behold, there was not so much as 
one of the cattle of the Israelites 
dead. But the heart of Pharaoh 
was ^ stubborn, and he did not let 
the people go. 

8 And Jehovah said unto Moses 
and unto Aaron, Take to you hand- 
fuls of -ashes of the furnace, and 
let Moses sprinkle it toward heaven 
in the sight of Pharaoh. 9 And it 
shall become small dust over all 
the land of Egypt, and shall be 
a boil breaking forth with blains 
upon man and upon beast, through- 
out all the land of Egypt. 10 And 
they took ashes of the furnace, and 
stood before Pharaoh ; and jNIoses 
sprinkled it up toward heaven ; 
and it became a boil breaking forth 
with blains upon man and upon 
beast. 11 ''And the magicians 
could not stand before Moses be- 
cause of the boils ; for the boils 
were upon the magicians, and 
upon all the Egyptians. 12 And 
'^ j£liai:aih^hardened_J:he heart of 
JpE^aohT^nd lie" ' hearkened not 
unto them ; as Jehovah had spoken 
unto Moses. 

13 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
^Rise up early in the morning, and 
stand before Pharaoh, and say unto 
him. Thus saith Jehovah, the God 
of the Hebrews, -^Let my people 
go, that they may serve me. 1 4 For 
I will this time send all my plagues 
upon thy heart, and upon thy ser- 
vants, and upon thy people ; that 
thou mayest know that there is 
^none like me in all the earth. 

15 For now I had put forth my 
hand, and smitten thee and thy 
people with pestilence, and thou 
hadst been cut off from the earth : 

16 but in very deed '' for this cause 
have I made thee to stand, to show 
thee my power, and that my name 
may be declared throughout all 
the earth. 17 As yet exaltest 
thou thyself against my people, 
that thou wilt not let them go/l 
18 Behold, to-morrow about this 
time ' I will cause it to rain a very 
grievous hail, such as hath not 
been in Egypt since the day it was 
founded even until now. l9 Now 



" ver. 19, 20, 
25 ; ch. n. 6 
& ver. 4 

'^ ch. 8. 18 
d ch. 4. 21 
" ch. 8. 20 
/ch. 4. 23 
'J ch. 8. 10 
ft Rom. 9. 17 
' ver. 23, 24 



« ver. 6 
' ver. 25 
"' Prov. 13. 13 



1 Heb. heavy. - Or, 



Heb. Tnade strong 



Gen. 



" ver. 19 ; 

Ps. 78. 47, 
48 ; 105. 32 



P ch. 8. 22 



ch. 8. 



ch. 10. 16, 
17 



'ch. 



t ch. 8. 25 ; 
10. 8 



'■ ch. 8. 22 ; 

19. 5 ; 20. 

11; Ps. 

24. 1 
' ch. 8. 29 



therefore send, hasten in ^'thy cattle 
and all that thou hast in the field ; 
for ' every man and beast that shall 
be found in the field, and shall not 
be brought home, the hail shall 
come down upon them, and they 
shall die. 20 "'He that feared the 
word of Jehovah among the ser- 
vants of Pharaoh made his servants 
and his cattle flee into the houses : 
21 and he that regarded not the 
word of Jehovah left his servants 
and his cattle in the field. 

22 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Stretch forth thy hand toward 
heaven, that there may be hail in 
all the land of Egypt, upon man, 
and upon beast, and upon every 
herb of the field, throughout the 
•land of Egypt. 23 And Moses 
stretched forth his rod toward 
heaven : and Jehovah sent thun- 
der and hail, and fire ran down 
unto the earth ; and " Jehovah 
rained hail upon the land of 
Egypt. 24 So there was hail, 
and fire ^mingled with the hail, 
very grievous, such as had not 
been in all the land of Egypt 
since it became a nation. 25 And 
" the hail smote throughout all the 
land of Egypt all that was in the 
field, both man and beast ; and 
the hail smote every herb of the 
field, and brake eveiy tree of the 
field. 2(3 ^Only in the land of 
Goshen, where the children of 
Israel were, was there no hail. 

27 And Pharaoh sent, and* called 
for Moses and Aaron, and said unto 
them, ""I have sinned this time: 
Jehovah is righteous, and I and 
my people are wicked. 28 * En- 
treat Jehovah ; for there hath been 
enough of these ^mighty thunder- 
ings and hail ; and * I will let you 
go, and ye shall stay no longer. 
29 And Moses said unto him, As 
soon as I am gone out of the city, 
I will spread abroad my hands 
unto Jehovah ; the thunders shall 
cease, neither shall there be any 
more hail ; that thou mayest know 
that "the earth is Jehovah's. 30 
" But as for thee and thy servants, 
I know that 5^e will not yet fear 
Jehovah God. 31 And the flax 
and the barley were smitten: for 
the barley was in the ear, and the 
flax was in bloom. 32 But the 
wheat and the spelt >vere not 
smitten : for they were not grown 

4 Or. fiashino covMnually amidst 
6 Heb. voices (or, thunderings) of God. 



61 



9.33 



EXODUS 



10.21 



The Plagne of Locusts 



up. 33 And Moses went out of 
the city from Pharaoh, and spread 
abroad his hands unto Jehovah : 
and the thunders and hail ceased, 
and the rain was not poured upon 
the earth. 34 And when Pharaoh 
saw that the rain and the hail and 
the thunders were ceased, he sinned 
yet more, and ^ hardened his heart, 
he and his servants, 35 And the 
heart of Pharaoh ^was hardened, 
and he did not let the children of 
Israel go ; as Jehovah had spoken 
by Moses. 

-i /^ And Jehovah said unto 
Jl.\J Moses, Go in unto Pha- 
raoh : for " I have ^ hardened his 
heart, and the heart of his ser- 
vants, that I may show these my 
signs in the midst of them, 2 and" 
* that thou may est tell in the ears 
of thy son, and of thy son's son, 
^ what things I have wrought upon 
Egypt, and my signs which I have 
done among them ; '' that ye may 
know that I am Jehovah. 3 And 
Moses and Aaron went in unto 
Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus 
saith Jehovah, the God of the 
Hebrews, Howlpng wilt thou re- 
fpe.toJiuioHOhSsSIIbeforijae^'? 
^let my people go, that they may 
serve me. 4 Else, if thou refuse to 
let my people go, behold, to-morrow 
will I bring locusts into thy border : 
5 and they shall cover the face of 
the earth, so that one shall not be 
able to see the earth : and they 
shall eat the residue of that which 
is escaped, which remaineth unto 
you from the hail, and shall eat 
every tree which groweth for you 
out of the field : 6 and thy houses 
shall be iilled, and the houses of 
all thy servants, and the houses 
of all the Egyptians ; as neither 
thy fathers nor thy fathers' fathers 
have seen, since the day that they 
were upon the eai^th unto this day. 
And he turned, and went out from 
Pharaoh. 7 And "Pharaoh's ser- 
vants said unto him, How long 
shall this man be a snare unto us 1 
let the men go, that they may 
serve Jehovah their God : knowest 
thou not yet that Egypt is de- 
stroyed 1 8 And Moses and Aaron 
•''were brought again unto Pha- 
raoh : and he said unto them, 
fi'Go, serve Jehovah your God; 
but who. are they that shall gol 
9 And Moses said, ''We will go 

1 Heb. made heavy. 2 Heb. was strong. 

3 Or, how I have mocked the Egyptians 



" ch. 4. 21 
f> ch. 12. 26. 

27 ; 13. 8, 

14, IS 
<= ch. 7. 5, 17 
d ch. 4. 23 
*■ ch. 7. 5 ; 8. 

19 ; 12. 33 
/ ch. 8. 8 
6- ch. 8. 26 
h ch. 12. 37, 

38 



i ver. 26 

fc ch. 8. 2! 
' ver. 28 



"" Ps. 78. 46 ; 

106. 34 
" Joel 1. 4, 

7 ; 2. 1-11 



° ch. 8. 8 
^ ch. 9. 27 

3 ch. 8. 8, i 



ch. 4. 21 



with our young and with our 
old ; with our sons and with our 
daughters, 'with our flocks and 
with our herds will we go ; for 
we must hold a feast unto Jeho- 
vah. 10 And ^he said unto them. 
So be Jehovah with you, as I will 
let you go, and your little ones : 
look to it ; for evil is ^ before you. 
11 Not so: go now ye that are 
men, and serve Jehovah ; for that 
is what ye desire. And Hhey 
were driven out from Pharaoh's 
presence. 

1 2 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Stretch out thy hand over the 
land of Egypt for the locusts, that 
they may come up upon the land 
of Egypt, and eat every herb of 
the land, even all that the hail 
hath left. 1 3 And Moses stretched 
forth his rod over the land of 
Egypt, and Jehovah brought an 
east wind upon the land all that 
day, and all the night; and when 
it was morning, the east ^''wind 
brought the locusts. 14 And "the 
locusts went up over all the land of 
Egypt, and rested in all the bor- 
ders of Egypt ; very grievous were 
they ; before them there were no 
such locusts as they, neither after 
them shall be such. 15 For they 
covered the face of the whole earth, 
so that the land was darkened ; 
and they did eat every herb of the 
land, and all the fruit of the trees 
which the hail had left : and there 
remained not any green thing, 
either tree or herb of the field, 
through all the land of Egypt. 
1 6 Then Pharaoh " called for Moses 
and Aaron in haste ; and he said, 
^ I have sinned against Jehovah 
your God, and against you. 17 
Now therefore forgive, I pray thee, 
my sin only this once, and '^ entreat 
Jehovah your God, that he may 
take away from me this death only. 
18 And he went out from Pharaoh, 
and entreated Jehovah. 1 9 And Je- 
hovah turned an exceeding strong 
west wind, which took up the 
locusts, and drove them into the 
Red Sea; there remained not one 
locust in all the border of Egypt. 
20 But *■ Jehovah ^ hardened Pha- 
raoh's heart, and he did not let the 
children of Israel go. 

2 1 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Stretch out thy hand toward 
heaven, that there may be dark- 

* Or, what ye purpose Heb. before yoiirface. 

* Heb. made strong. 



62 



10.22 



EXODUS 



12.10 



The Tlrfck Darkness. The List Plague threatened. The Passover 



ness over the land of Egypt, ^ even 
darkness "which may be felt. 22 
And Moses stretched forth his 
hand toward heaven ; and there 
was a * thick darkness in all the 
land of Egypt three days ; 23 they 
saw not one another, neither rose 
any one from his place for three 
days : " but all the children of Israel 
had light in their dwellings. 24 
And Pharaoh "^ called unto Moses, 
and said, Go ye, serve Jehovah ; 
only let your flocks and your herds 
be stayed : let your little ones also 
go with you. 25 And Moses said. 
Thou must also give into our hand 
sacrifices and burnt-offerings, that 
we may sacrifice unto Jehovah our 
God. 26 " Our cattle also shall go 
with us ; there shall not a hoof be 
left behind ; for thereof must we 
take to serve Jehovah our God ; 
and we know not with what we 
must serve Jehovah, until we come 
thither. 27 But -^Jehovah Miard- 
ened Pharaoh's heart, and he would 
not let them go. 28 And Pharaoh 
said unto him, ^Get thee from me, 
take heed to thyself, see my face 
no more ; for in the day thou seest 
my face thou shalt die. 29 And 
Moses said. Thou hast spoken well ; 
'^ I will see thy face again no more. 

nAnd Jehovah said unto 
Moses, Yet one plague more 
will I bring upon Pharaoh, and 
upon Egypt ; * afterwards he will 
let you go hence : ^ when he shall 
let you go, he shall surely thrust 
you out hence altogether. 2 Speak 
now in the ears of the people, and 
*iet them ask every man of his 
neighbor, and every woman of her 
neighbor, jewels of silver, and 
jewels of gold. 3 ' And Jehovah 
gave the people favor in the sight 
of the Egyptians. "* Moreover the 
man Moses was very great in the 
land of Egypt, in the sight of 
Pharaoh's servants, and in the 
sight of the people. 

4 And Moses said, Thus saith 
Jehovah, About " midnight will I 
go out into the midst of Egypt : 
5 and " all the first-born in the 
land of Egypt shall die, from the 
first-born of Pharaoh that sitteth 
upon his throne, even unto the 
first-born of the maid-servant that 
is behind the mill ; and all the first- 
born of cattle. 6 And there shall 

1 Or, so that men shall grope in darkness 

2 Heb. made strong. 

3 Or, when he shall let you go altogether, he 
shall utterly thrust you out hence 



" Dt. 28. 29 
t> Ps. 105. 28 
« ch. 8. 22 
d ch. 8. 8, 

* ver. 9 
/ver. 20 
'J ver. 11 
A Heb. 11. 27 
i ch. 12. 31, 

33, 39 
fc ch. 3. 22 ; 

12. 35, 36 
i ch. 3. 21 ; 

12. 30 
'"- Dt. 34. 10- 

12 
" ch. 12. 29 
° Ps. 78. 61 ; 

105. 36 ; 135. 

8 ; 136. 10 



P ch. 12. 30 
« ch. 8. 22 
*■ ch. 12. 31- 

33 
•'' Heb. 11. 27 
*■ ch. 7. 4 

" ch. 4. 21 



ch. 13. 4 ; 
23. 15 ; 34. 
18 ; Dt. 16. 



^ Lev. 
18-20 



y ver. 14, 17 ; 
Lev. 23. 5 ; 
Num. 9. 
1-3, 11 

^ Dt. 16. 4, 6 
" ver. 22 



b ch. 34. 25 ; 
Num. 9. 12 
<= Dt. 16. 7 
d Dt. 16. 3, 4 
" Num. 9. 11 

/ ver. 8 

c ch. 29. 13, 

17,22 
/i ch. 16. 19 ; 

23. 18 ; 34. 

25 



be ^a great cry throughout all the 
land of Egypt, such as there hath 
not been, nor shall be any more. 
7 * But against any of the children 
of Israel shall not a dog '^ move his 
tongue, against man or beast : that 
ye may know how that Jehovah 
doth make a distinction between 
the Egyptians and Israel. 8 And 
'■ all these thy servants shall come 
down unto me, and bow down 
themselves unto me, saying. Get 
thee out, and all the people that 
follow thee : and after that I will 
go out. *And he went out from 
Pharaoh in hot anger. 

9 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
* Pharaoh will not hearken unto 
you ; that my wonders may be 
multiplied in the land of Egypt. 
10 And "Moses and Aaron did all 
these wonders before Pharaoh : 
and Jehovah ^ hardened Pharaoh's 
heart, and he did not let the chil- 
dren of Israel go out of his land. 
^ O And Jehovah spake unto 
iw Moses and Aaron in the 
land of Egypt, saying, 2 " This 
rnonth shall be unto you the begin- 
ning of months : it shall be the first 
month of the year to you. 3 Speak 
ye unto all the congregation of 
Israel, saying, In the tenth day of 
this month they shall take to them 
every man a ^lamb, according to 
their fathers' houses, a lamb for a 
household : 4 and if the household 
be too little for a lamb, then shall 
he and his neighbor next unto his 
house take one according to the 
number of the souls ; according to 
every man's eating ye shall make 
your count for the lamb. 5 Your 
lamb shall be ^without blemish, 
a male a year old : ye shall take 
it from the sheep, or from the 
goats : 6 and ye shall keep it until 
the ^ fourteenth day of the same 
month ; and the whole assembly of 
the congregation of Israel shall kill 
it '^ ^ at even. 7 "" And they shall 
take of the blood, and put it on 
the two side-posts and on the lintel, 
upon the houses wherein they shall 
eat it. 8 And they shall eat the 
flesh in Hhat night, '^ roast with 
fire, and '^ unleavened bread ; ^with 
bitter herbs they shall eat it. 9 
Eat not of it raw, nor boiled at 
all with water, but -^ roast with 
fire ; its head with its legs and with 
^ the inwards thereof. 10'' And ye 

* Heb. whet. ^ Or, kid 

6 Heb. between the two evenings. 



63 



12.11 



EXODUS 



12.34 



The Feast of the Passover and of Unleavened Bread. The First-bom of Egypt slain 



shall let nothing of it remain until 
the morning ; but that which re- 
maineth of it until the morning ye 
shall burn with fire. 1 1 And thus 
shall ye eat it : with your loins 
girded, your shoes on your feet, 
and your staff in your hand ; and 
ye shall eat it in haste : it is " Je- 
hovah's passover. 12 For 1 will 
go through the land of Egypt in 
that night, and will smite all the 
first-born in the land of Egypt, 
both man and beast ; and * against 
all the gods of Egypt I will execute 
judgments: I am Jehovah. 13 And 
the blood shall be to you for a token 
upon the houses where ye are : and 
when I see the blood, I will pass 
over you, and there shall no plague 
be upon you ^ to destroy you, when 
I smite the land of Egypt. 1 4 And 
" this day shall be unto you for '^ a, 
memorial, and ye shall keep it a 
feast to Jehovah : throughout your 
generations ye shallkeep it a feast 
by ^^an ordinance for ever. 

1 5 •'^ Seven days shall ye eat un- 
leavened bread ; even the first day 
ye shall put away leaven out of 
your houses : for whosoever eateth 
leavened bread from the first day 
until the seventh day, ^ that soul 
shall be cut off from Israel. 1 6 
And in the first day there shall be 
to you a holy convocation, and in 
the seventii day a holy convoca- 
tion ; no manner of work shall be 
done in them, save that which every 
man must eat, that only may be 
done by you. 1 7 And ye shall ob- 
serve t\iQ feast o/unleavened bread ; 
for in this ''selfsame day have I 
brought your hosts out of the land 
of Egypt : therefore shall ye ob- 
serve this day throughout your 
generations by 'an ordinance for 
ever. 18 ''In the first month, on the 
fourteenth day of the month at 
even, ye shall eat unleavened 
bread, until the one and twentieth 
day of the month at even. 19 
* Seven days shall there be no 
leaven found in your houses : for 
whosoever eateth that which is 
leavened, that soul shall be cut off 
from the congregation of Israel, 
whether he be a sojourner, or one 
that is born in the land. 20 Ye 
shall eat nothing leavened ; in all 
your habitations shall ye eat un- 
leavened bread. 

2 1 Then "" iMoses called for all the 
elders of Israel, and said unto them, 

1 Or, for a destroyer 



"ver. 13, 21, 

27,43 
& Num. 33. 4 
" ver. 6 
rf ch. 13. 9 
^ ver. 17 
/ch. 23. 15; 

.34. 18 ; 

Dt. 16. 3 
'J ver. 19 
/i ver. 41 
' ver. 14 
*: ver. 2 ; 

Lev. 23. 6- 

8; Num. 

28. 16-25 
I ver. 15 
"' Heb. 11. 28 



"ver. 11 
° ver. 7 
P ver. 12, 13 ; 
ch. 11. 4 

2 ch. 13. 5, 10 



ch. 10. 2 ; 
13. 14, 15 



* ver. 11 



< ch. 4. 31 



" ch. 11. 4, 6 

"■' ch. 4. 23 



Vch. 


11. 6 




'-ch. 


8.8 




«ch. 


8. 25 




bch. 


10. 9, 


26 


''vei 
ch. 
11. 

105 


.39; 
10.7; 
l; Ps 

38 





^ Draw out, and take you ^ lambs 
according to your families, and kill 
"the passover. 22 "And ye shall 
take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it 
in the blood that is in the basin, 
and strike the lintel and the two 
side-posts with the blood that is in 
the basin ; and none of you shall go 
out of the door of his house until 
the morning. 23 For ^'Jehovah 
will pass through to smite the 
Egyptians ; and when he seeth 
the blood upon the lintel, and on 
the two side-posts, Jehovah will 
pass over the door, and will not 
suffer the destroyer to come in unto 
your houses to smite you. 24 And 
'^ ye shall observe this thing for an 
ordinance to thee and to thy sons 
for ever. 25 And it shall come to 
pass, when ye are come to the land 
which Jehovah will give you, ac- 
cording as he hath promised, that 
ye shall keep this service. 26 *■ And 
it shall come to pass, when your 
children shall say unto you, AVhat 
mean ye by this service 1 27 that 
ye shall say. It is the sacrifice of 
'Jehovah's passover, "^who passed 
over the houses of the children of 
Israel in Egypt, when he smote 
the Egyptians, and delivered our 
houses. ^And the people bowed 
the head and worshipped. 28 And 
the children of Israel went and did 
so ; as Jehovah had commanded 
Moses and Aaron, so did they. 

29 And it came to pass at "mid- 
night, that Jehovah smote all " the 
first-born in the land of Egypt, 
from the first-born of Pharaoh that 
sat on his throne unto the first-born 
of the captive that was in the dun- 
geon ; and all the first-born of "" cat- 
tle. 30 And Pharaoh rose up in the 
night, he, and all his servants, and 
all the Egyptians ; and there was 
^ a great cry in Egypt ; for there 
was not a house where there was 
not one dead. 31 And 'he called 
for Moses and Aaron by night, and 
said. Rise up, "get you forth from 
among my people, both ye and the 
children of Israel ; and go, serve 
Jehovah, as ye have said. 32 Take 
* both your flocks and your herds, 
as ye have said, and be gone ; and 
bless me also. 33 And '' the Egyp- 
tians were urgent upon the people, 
to send them out of the land in 
haste ; for they said, We are all 
dead men. 34 And the people took 

2 Or, Go forth 3 Or. kids 

* Or, for that he pasaed j 



64 



12.35 



EXODUS 



13.12 



Israel departs from Egypt. Ordinance of the Passover. Consecration of the First-born 



"their dough before it was leavened, 
their kneading-troughs being bound 
up in their clothes upon their shoul- 
ders. 35 ^And the children of Is- 
rael did according to the word of 
Moses; and they asked of the 
Egyptians jewels of silver, and 
jewels of gold, and raiment : 36 
and Jehovah gave the people favor 
in the sight of the Egyptians, so 
that they let them have what they 
asked. And they "despoiled the 
Egyptians. 

37 And the children of Israel 
journeyed from ''Rameses to Suc- 
coth, about " six hundred thousand 
on foot that were men, besides chil- 
dren. 38 And a -^ mixed multitude 
went up also with them; and flocks, 
and herds, even ^ very much cattle. 

39 And they baked unleavened 
cakes of the dough which they 
brought forth out of Egypt ; for it 
was not leavened, because they were 
'^thrust out of Egypt, and could 
not tarry, neither had they pre- 
pared for themselves any victuals. 

40 Now the time that the children 
of Israel dwelt in Egypt was * four 
hundred and thirty years. 41 And 
it came to pass at the end of four 
hundred and thirty years, even the 
* selfsame day it came to pass, that 
^ all the hosts of Jehovah went out 
from the land of Egypt. 42 '"It is 
^a night to be much observed unto 
Jehovah for bringing them out from 
the land of Egypt : "^ this is that 
night of Jehovah, to be much ob- 
served of all the children of Israel 
throughout their generations. 

43 And Jehovah said unto Moses 
and Aaron, This is the ordinance 
of " the passover : there shall no 
"foreigner eat thereof ; 44 but 
every man's ^' servant that is bought 
for money, when thou hast circum- 
cised him, then shall he eat thereof. 
45 A sojourner and a hired servant 
shall not eat thereof. 46 In one 
house shall it be eaten ; thou shalt 
not carry forth aught of the flesh 
abroad out of the house ; « neither 
shall ye break a bone thereof. 
47 ''All the congregation of Israel 
shall ^ keep it. 48 And when a 
stranger shall sojourn with thee, 
and will keep the passover to Jeho- 
vah, let all his males be circum- 
cised, and then let him come near 
and keep it ; and he shall be as one 

1 Or, ft niqht of watching unto Jehovah 

2 Or, this same niqht is a night of watching 
unto Jehovah for all &c. 3 Heb. do it. 



" ver. as) 
f> ch. 3. 21, 

22 ; 11. 2, 3 ; 

Ps. 105. 37 
<= ch. 3. 22 
rf Num. 33. 3, 

4 
« ch. 38. 26 ; 

Num. 1. 

46 ; 2. 32 ; 

11. 21; 26. 

.51 
/Num. 11. 4 
^ ch. 17. 3 ; 

Num. 20. 

19 ; 32. 1 ; 

Dt. 3. 19 
'' ver. 31-33 ; 

ch. 11. 1 
t Gen. 15. 13, 

16; Acts 7. 

6 ; Gal. 3. 

17 
fc ver. 17 
' ch. 3. 8, 10 ; 

6.6 
"'- ch. 13. 10 ; 

34. 18 ; 

Dt. 16. I 
" ver. 11 
" ver. 48 
P Gen. 17. 13; 

Lev. 22. 11 
'Num. 0. 12; 

Jn. 19. 36 
'* Num. 9. 13, 

14 



* Lev. 24. 22 ; 

Num. 15. 

15, 16, 29 
t ver. 12, 13, 

15 ; ch. 22. 

29 ; Lk. 2. 

23 
" ch. 3. 20 ; 

6. 1 
" ch. 12. 19 
^ ch. 12. 2 
y ch. 3. 8, 17 ; 

Josh. 24. 11 
^ ch. 12. 25 
" ch. 12. 

15-20 



«< ver. 14 ; ch. 
10. 2 



ver. 16 ; ch. 
12. 14 ; 
Dt. 6. 8 ; 
11. 18 



d ver. 3 



* ver. 6 ; ch. 
12. 24, 25 



that is born in the land: but no 
uncircumcised person shall eat 
thereof. 49 *One law shall be to 
him that is home-born, and unto 
the stranger that sojourneth among 
you. 50 Thus did all the children 
of Israel ; as Jehovah commanded 
Moses and Aaron, so did they. 
51 And it came to pass the self- 
same day, that Jehovah did bring 
the children of Israel out of the 
land of Egypt by their hosts. 

And Jehovah spake unto 



13 



Moses, saying, 2 'Sanctify 
unto me all the first-born, whatso- 
ever openeth the womb among the 
children of Israel, both of man and 
of beast : it is mine. 

3 And Moses said unto the peo- 
ple, Remember this day, in which 
ye came out from Egypt, out of the 
house of ''bondage ; for "by strength 
of hand Jehovah brought you out 
from this place : " there shall no 
leavened bread be eaten. 4 This 
day ye go forth in the ''month 
Abib. 5 And it shall be, when 
Jehovah ^ shall bring thee into the 
land of the Canaanite, and the Hit- 
tite, and the Amorite, and the Hi- 
vite, and the Jebusite, which he 
sware unto thy fathers to give 
thee, a land flowing with milk and 
honey, ^that thou shalt keep this 
service in this month. 6 "Seven 
days thou shalt eat unleavened 
bread, and in the seventh day shall 
be a feast to Jehovah. 7 Unleav- 
ened bread shall be eaten through- 
out the seven days ; and there shall 
no leavened bread be seen with 
thee, neither shall there be leaven 
seen with thee, in all thy borders. 

8 *And thou shalt tell thy son in 
that day, saying, It is because of 
that which Jehovah did for me 
when I came forth out of Egypt. 

9 And " it shall be for a sign unto 
thee upon thy hand, and for a me- 
morial between thine eyes, that the 
law of Jehovah may be in thy 
mouth : for with '^ a strong hand 
hath Jehovah brought thee out of 
Egypt. 10 Thou shalt therefore 
^ keep this ordinance in its season 
from year to year. 

11 And it shall be, when -^Jeho- 
vah shall bring thee into the land 
of the Canaanite, as he sware unto 
thee and to thy fathers, and shall 
give it thee, 12 that ^ thou shalt 
■\set apart unto Jehovah all that 
openeth the womb, and every first- 

4 Heb. bondmen. ^ Heb. cause to pass over. 



65 



13.13 



EXODUS 



14.13 



Consecration of the First-born. How the People were led. The People are pursued by Pharaoh 



ling which thou hast that cometh 
of a beast ; the males shall be Jeho- 
vah's. 13 And "every firstling of 
an ass thou shalt redeem with a 
^ lamb ; and if thou wilt not redeem 
it, then thou shalt break its neck : 
and all the first-born of man among 
thy sons shalt thou redeem. 14 
^ And it shall be, when thy son ask- 
eth thee in time to come, saying, 
What is this'? that thou shalt say 
unto him, ''By strength of hand 
Jehovah brought us out from Egypt, 
from the house of '-^bondage: 15 and 
it came to pass, when Pharaoh 
^ would hardly let us go, that Jeho- 
vah slew all the first-born in the 
land of Egypt, both the first-born 
of man, and the first-born of beast : 
therefore I sacrifice to Jehovah all 
that openeth the womb, being 
males ; but all the first-born of my 
sons I redeem. 16 And ''it shall 
be for a sign upon thy hand, and 
for frontlets between thine eyes : 
for by strength of hand Jehovah 
brought us forth out of Egypt. 

17 And it came to pass, when 
Pharaoh had let the people go, 
that God led them not by the way 
of the land of the Philistines, al- 
though that was near ; for God 
said, ''Lest peradventure the peo- 
ple repent when they see war, and 
they return to Egypt : 1 8 but God 
led the people about, by the way 
of the wilderness by the Red Sea : 
and the children of Israel went 
up -^ armed out of the land of 
Egypt. 19 And Moses took ^the 
bones of Joseph with him : for he 
had straitly sworn the children of 
Israel, saying, God will surely 
visit you ; and ye shall carry up 
my bones away hence with you. 
20 And they took their journey 
from ''Succoth, and encamped in 
Etham, in the edge of the wilder- 
ness. 21 And Mehovah went be- 
fore them by day in a pillar of 
cloud, to lead them the way, and 
by night in a pillar of fire, to give 
them light ; that they might go by 
day and by night: 22 ''the pillar 
of cloud by day, and the pillar of 
fire by night, departed not from 
before the people. 
■1 A And Jehovah spake unto 
JLt". Moses, saying, 2 Speak 
unto the children of Israel, that 
they turn back and encamp before 

1 Or, kid 2 Heb. hovrJnmi. 

3 Or, hardened luwse'f <i<<oirist le thin vs go 

4 Or, he took not away the pillar of cloud Ixi 
day, nor the &c. 



"■ ch. 34. 20 
& ver. 8 ; ch. 

10. 2 ; 12. 26, 

27 ; I>t. 6. 

20 
'^ ver. 9 
rf ver. 9 
^ ch. 14. 11, 

12; Num. 

14. 1-4 
/Josh. 1. 14; 

4. 12, 13 
y Gen. 60. 

24, 26 ; 

Josh. 24. 

32 
h ch. 12. 37 ; 

Num. 33. 

6-8 
i ch. 14. 19, 

24; 33. 9, 

10 ; Ps. 78. 

14 ; 99. 7 ; 

105. 39 



fc Num. 33. 

7, 8 
' ver. 17 ; 

ch. 4. 21 
""■ ver. 17, 23 
" ver. 25 



P Num. 33. 
3; Acts 13. 
17 



1 ver. 2 



^ Neh. 9. 9 

» ch. 6. 21 ; 
15.24; 16.2 



t ch. 20. 20 ; 

Gen. 15. 1 ; 

46. 3 
" ver. ,30 ; 

ch. 15. 2 



68 



^ Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and 
the sea, before Baal-zephon : over 
against it shall ye encamp by the 
sea. 3 And Pharaoh will say of 
the children of Israel, They are 
entangled in the land, the wilder- 
ness hath shut them in. 4 And 
'I will ^harden Pharaohs heart, 
and '" he shall follow after them ; 
and I will get me honor upon 
Pharaoh, and upon all his host ; 
and "the Egyptians shall know 
that I am Jehovah. And they did 
so. 5 And it was told the king 
of Egypt that the people were 
fled : and the heart of Pharaoh 
and of his servants was changed 
towards the people, and they said. 
What is this we have done, that 
we have let Israel go from serving 
us? 6 And he made ready his 
^ chariot, and took his people with 
him : 7 and he took six hundred 
chosen chariots, and all the char- 
iots of Egypt, and captains over all 
of them. 8 And "Jehovah ^hard- 
ened the heart of Pharaoh king of 
Egypt, and he pursued after the 
children of Israel : for the children 
of Israel went out w4th/a high 
hand. 9 And the Egyptians pur- 
sued after them, all the horses and 
chariots of Pharaoh, and his horse- 
men, and his armjr, and overtook 
them encamping by the sea, * be- 
side Pi-hahiroth, before Baal- 
zephon. 

10 And when Pharaoh drew 
nigh, the children of Israel lifted 
up their ej^es, and, behold, the 
Egyptians w^ere marching after 
them ; and they were sore afraid : 
'and the children of Israel cried 
out unto Jehovah. 1 1 And * they 
said unto Moses, Because there 
were no graves in Egypt, hast 
thou taken us away to die in the 
wilderness"? wherefore hast thou 
dealt thus with us, to bring us 
forth out of Egypt 1 1 2 Is not this 
the word that we spake unto thee 
in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, 
that we may serve the Egyptians 1 
For it were better for us to serve 
the Egyptians, than that we should 
die in the wilderness. 13 And 
Moses said unto the people, *Fear 
ye not, stand still, and see "the 
salvation of Jehovah, which he 
will work^ for you to-day : ^ for 
the Egyptians whom ye have seen 

5 Heb. make strong. ^ Or, chariots 

7 Heb. made strong. 

8 Or, for whereas ye have seen the Egyptians 
to-day 



14.14 



EXODUS 



15.7 



The Egyptian Host destroyed. Song of Moses and Miriam 



to-day, ye shall see them again no 
more for ever. 14 ''Jehovah will 
fight for you, and *ye shall hold 
your peace. 

15 And Jehovah said unto 
Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto 
mel speak unto the children of 
Israel, that they go forward. 
16 And lift thou up ''thy rod, and 
stretch out thy hand over the sea, 
and divide it : and the children 
of Israel shall go into the midst 
of the sea on dry ground. 1 7 And 
I, behold, '^ I will ^ harden the 
hearts of the Egyptians, and they 
shall go in after them : and I will 
get me honor upon Pharaoh, and 
upon all his host, upon his char- 
iots, and upon his horsemen. 
18 ^ And the Egyptians shall know 
that I am Jehovah, when I have 
gotten me honor upon Pharaoh, 
upon his chariots, and upon his 
horsemen. 19 And -^the angel of 
God, who went before the camp 
of Israel, removed and went be- 
hind them ; and the pillar of cloud 
removed from before them, and 
stood behind them : 20 and it came 
between the camp of Egypt and 
the camp of Israel ; and there was 
the cloud and the darkness, yet 
gave it light by night : and the 
one came not near the other all 
the night. 

21 ^And Moses stretched out 
his hand over the sea ; and Jeho- 
vah caused the sea to go back by 
a strong east wind all the night, 
and made the sea ^dry land, and 
*' the waters were di video . 2 2 * And 
the children of Israel went into 
the midst of the sea upon the dry 
ground : and ' the waters were a 
wall unto them on their right 
hand, and on their left. 23 And 
''* the Egyptians pursued, and went 
in after them into the midst of the 
sea, all Pharaoh's horses, his char- 
iots, and his horsemen. 24 And 
it came to pass in the morning 
watch, that ** Jehovah looked forth 
upon the host of the Egyptians 
through the pillar of fire and of 
cloud, and discomfited the host 
of the Egyptians. 25 And he ^ took 
off their chariot wheels; ^ and they 
drove them heavily ; so that the 
Egyptians said, Let us flee from the 
face of Israel ; "for Jehovah fighteth 
for them against the Egyptians. 

1 Heb. make strong. 

2 Ace. to Sept. and Syr. bound. 

3 Or, and made them to drive 



«ch. 16. 3; 
Dt. 1. 30 ; 

b Is. 30. 15 
<^ ch. 4. 17, 

20; 17.6,6; 

Num. 20. 8, 

9, 11 ; Is. 

10. 26 
d ver. 4 

* ver. 26 
/ch. 13. 21, 
22 

"■ ver. 16 ; 

ch. 7. 19 
h Ps. 106. 9 ; 

136. 13, 14 
i Ps. 78. 13 ; 

114. 3, 5 ; 

Is. 63. 12, 13 
fc Josh. 3. 17 ; 

4. 22 ; Neh. 

9. 11 
I ver. 29 ; ch. 

15. 8 
"^ ver. 4, 17 
" ch. 13. 21 
" ver. 4, 18 



P ver. 16 
9 Ps. 78. 53 ; 

106. 11 
*" ver. 22 ; 

Ps. 66. 6 ; 

Is. 11. 16 
* ver. 13 ; 

Ps. 106. 8, 

10, 22 ; Is. 

63. 8, 11 



< Ps. 106. 12 



" Ps. 106. 12 ; 
Rev. 15. 3 



"Is. 12.5; 
42. 10-13 

^ Jer. 51. 21 
y Is. 12. 2 

^ Ps. 48. 14 
" ch. 3. 6, 15 

b ch. 14. 14 

'' oh. 3. 15 ; 

6. 2, 7, 8 
d ch. 14. 6, 7, 

17, 28 



* ver. 10 ; 
Neh. 9. 11 

/ch. 3. 20; 
6. 1 ; Ps. 
118. 15, 16 



Ps. 2. 



67 



26 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
^Stretch out thy hand over the 
sea, that the waters may come 
again upon the Egyptians, upon 
their chariots, and upon their 
horsemen. 27 And Moses stretched 
forth his hand over the sea, and 
the sea returned to its ■* strength 
when the morning appeared ; and 
the Egyptians fled against it ; and 
Jehovah ^ overthrew the Egyptians 
in the midst of the sea. 28 And 
the waters returned, and covered 
the chariots, and the horsemen, 
even all the host of Pharaoh that 
went in after them into the sea ; 
* there remained not so much as 
one of them. 29 But the children 
of Israel walked upon *" dry land in 
the midst of the sea; and the 
waters were a w^all unto them on 
their right hand, and on their left. 
30 'Thus Jehovah saved Israel 
that day out of the hand of the 
Egyptians ; and Israel saw the 
Egyptians dead upon the sea- 
shore. 3 1 And ^ Israel saw the 
great ^ work which Jehovah did 
upon the Egyptians, and the peo- 

Ele feared Jehovah: and /they 
elieved in Jehovah, and in his 
servant Moses. 

-i ^ *' Then sang Moses and the 

A.tJ children of Israel this song 

unto Jehovah, and spake, saying, 

I will "sing unto Jehovah, for 

he '^hath triumphed gloriously : 

The * horse and his rider hath he 

thrown into the sea. 

2 ^^ Jehovah r my strength and 

song. 
And he is become my salvation : 
^This is my God, and I will 

praise him ; 
My '^father's God, and I will 

exalt him. 

3 Jehovah is a * man of war : 
" Jehovah is his name. 

4 '^ Pharaoh's chariots and his host 

hath he cast into the sea ; 
And his chosen captains are 
sunk in the Red Sea. 

5 The deeps cover them : 

They ^ went down into the depths 
like a stone. 

6 Thy right -^hand, O Jehovah, is 

glorious in power, 
Thy right hand, O Jehovah, 
^dasheth in pieces the en- 
emy. 

7 And in the greatness of thine 



< Or, wonted flow 

5 Heb. shook off. 

6 Heb. hand. 



7 Or, is hifihly exalted 

8 Heb. Jah. 



15.8 



EXODUS 



16.2 



Sons: of Moses and Miriam. Israel at Marali. Bitter Waters uade sweet. Israel at Ellin and the Wilderness of Sin 



excellency thou "overthrow- 

est them that rise up against 

thee : 
Thou sendest forth thy ^ wrath, 

it consumeth them as stubble. 
'• 8 And with the blast of thy nos- 
trils the '^ waters were piled 

up, 
The floods ^ stood upright as a 

heap ; 
The deeps were congealed in 

the heart of the sea. 
9 The enemy said, 
I will * pursue, I will overtake, 

I will divide the spoil ; 
My desire shall be satisfied 

upon them ; 
I will draw my sword, my hand 

shall destroy them. 

10 Thou didst blow with thy wind, 

the -^ sea covered them : 
They ^sank as lead in the 
mighty waters. 

11 ''Who is like unto thee, O Je- 

hovah, among the gods "? 
Who is like thee, 'glorious in 

holiness, 
^Fearful in praises, 'doing 

wonders % 

1 2 Thou stretchedst out "^ thy right 

hand, 
The earth swallowed them. 

13 Thou in thy lovingkindness 

hast "led the people that thou 
hast redeemed : 
Thou hast " guided them in thy 
strength to thy holy habita- 
tion. 

14 The ^peoples have heard, they 

tremble : • 

Pan^s have taken hold on the 
inhabitants of Philistia. 

15 Then were the * chiefs of Edom 

dismayed ; 
The ^mighty men of ''Moab, 

trembling taketh hold upon 

them : 
All the ' inhabitants of Canaan 

are melted away. 

1 6 * Terror and dread falleth upon 

them ; 
By the greatness of thine arm 

they are as still " as a stone ; 
Till thy people pass over, O 

Jehovah, 
Till the people pass over that 

thou "hast ^ purchased. 

17 Thou wilt "^ bring them in, and 

y plant them in ^ the mountain 
of thine inheritance, 
The "place, O Jehovah, which 
thou hast made for thee to 
dwell in, 

1 Heb. rams. 2 Heb. gotten. 



" ch. 14. 27 
<> Ps. 78. 49, 

50 
'^ ch. 14. 22, 

29 
d Ps. 78. 13 

* ch. 14. 6 
/ch. 14. 27 
'J ver. 5 

h ch. 8. 10 ; 9. 
14; Dt. 

3. 24 ; Ps. 
71. 19; 
Mic. 7. 18 

lis. 6. 3; 

Rev. 4. 8 
fc Ps. 22. 23 
I Pa. 72. 18 ; 

136.4 
"' ver. 6 
" ver. 16 ; 

Neh. 9. 12 ; 

Ps. 77. 16, 

20 
° ver. 17 ; 

Ps. 78. 64 
P Dt. 2. 25 ; 

Hab. 3. 7 
9 Gen. 36. 15 
*■ Num. 22. 3, 

4 ; Ps. 114. 

4, 6, 7 

* Josh. 2. 9, 
11, 24 

t ch. 23. 27 
" ver. 5 ; 1 S. 

25. 37 
^ ver. 13 ; Ps. 

74. 2 
^ ch. 23. 20 ; 

32. 34 
y Ps. 44. 2 ; 

80. 8, 15 
^ Ps. 2. 6 ; 

78. 54, 08 
" Ps. 68. 16 ; 

76. 2 ; 132. 

14 



6 Ps. 78. 69 
<= Ps. 10. 16 ; 

29. 10 
d ch. 14. 23, 

28 
^ ch. 14. 22, 

29 
/ch. 2. 4 
^ Ps. 81. 2 ; 

149. 3 

/i Ps. 30. 11 ; 

150. 4 
' ver. 1 

fc Ps. 77. 20 ; 

78. 52, 53 
' Num. 33. 8 
'"- Gen. 16. 7 ; 

20. 1 
" Num. 33. 8 
° ch. 14. 11 ; 

Ps. 106. 13 
P Ezek. 47. 

7,8 
9 ch. 16. 4 
"" ch. 19. 6, 6 
* ch. 20. 2-17 
« Dt. 7. 16 ; 

28. 60 
" Dt. .32. 39 ; 

Ps. 30. 2 ; 

103. 3 
" Num. 33. 

9, 10 



* Num. 33. 

11, 12 
y ch. 12. 6, 

51 ; 19. 1 



= oh. 14. 11 

m 



The * sanctuary, O Lord, which 
thy hands have established. 
18 '^ Jehovah shall reign for ever 
and ever. 

19 '^For the horses of Pharaoh 
went in with his chariots and with 
his horsemen into the sea, and 
Jehovah brought back the waters 
of the sea upon them ; but the chil- 
dren of Israel walked on ^ dry land 
in the midst of the sea. 20 And 
''Miriam the prophetess, the sister 
of Aaron, took a ^timbrel in her 
hand ; and all the women went out 
after her with timbrels and with 
^ dances. 2 1 And Miriam answered 
them, 

*Sing ye to Jehovah, for he 
^hath triumphed gloriously ; 
The horse and his rider hath he 
thrown into the sea. 

22 * And Moses led Israel onward 
from the Ked Sea, and they went 
out into Hhe wilderness of "'Shur ; 
and they went three days in the 
wilderness, and found no water. 
23 And when they came to " Marah, 
they could not drink of the waters 
of Marah, for they were bitter : 
therefore the name of it was called 
''Marah. 24 And the people ° ruur- 
mured against Moses, saying, What 
shall we drink'? 25 And he cried 
unto Jehovah ; and Jehovah showed 
him ^' a tree, and he cast it into the 
waters, and the waters were made 
sweet. There he made for them a 
statute and an ordinance, and there 
he * proved them; 26 and he said, 
'■ If tnou wilt diligently hearken to 
the voice of Jehovah thy God, and 
wilt do that which is right in his 
eyes, and wilt give ear * to his com- 
mandments, and keep all his stat- 
utes, * I will put none of the diseases 
upon thee, which I have put upon 
the Egyptians : for I am " Jehovah 
that healeth thee. 

27 And they came to "Elim, 
where were twelve springs of 
water, and threescore and ten palm- 
trees : and they encamped there by 
the waters. 

And they took their jour- 
ney from Elim, and all the 
congregation of the children of 
Israel came unto the wilderness of 
""Sin, which is between Elim and 
Sinai, on ^ the fifteenth day of the 
second month after their departing 
out of the land of Egypt. 2 And 
the whole congregation of the chil- 
dren of Israel ^murmured against 

3 Or, is highly exalted * That is, Bitterness. 



16 



16.3 



EXODUS 



16.29 



The People murmur for Food. Quails and Dlanna sent. The Gathering of the Manna 



Moses and against Aaron in the 
wilderness : 3 and the children of 
Israel said unto them, "• Would that 
we had died by the hand of Jehovah 
in the land of Egypt, * when we sat 
by the flesh-pots, when we did eat 
bread to the full ; for ye have 
brought us forth into this wilder- 
ness, to kill this whole assembly 
with hunger. 

4 Then said Jehovah unto Moses, 
Behold, "I will rain bread from 
heaven for you ; and the people 
shall go out and gather a day's por- 
tion every day, that I may "^ prove 
them, whether they will walk in 
my law, or not. 5 And it shall 
come to pass ''on the sixth day, 
that they shall prepare that which 
they bring in, and it shall be twice 
as much as they gather daily. 6 
And Moses and Aaron said unto 
all the children of Israel, At even, 
then ye shall know that Jehovah 
hath brought you out from the land 
of Egypt ; 7 and in the morning, 
then ye shall see •''the glory of 
Jehovah ; for that ^ he heareth 
your murmurings against Jeho- 
vah : and ^ what are we, that ye 
murmur against us 1 8 And Moses 
said. This shall be, when Jehovah 
shall give you in the evening flesh 
to eat, and in the morning bread 
to the full ; for that Jehovah hear- 
eth your murmurings which ye 
murmur against him : and what 
are we *? your murmurings are not 
against us, but against Jehovah. 
9 And Moses said unto Aaron, Say 
unto all the congregation of the 
children of Israel, *Come near be- 
fore Jehovah; for he hath heard 
your murmurings. 1 And it came 
to pass, as Aaron spake unto the 
whole congregation of the children 
of Israel, that they looked toward 
the wilderness, and, behold, ^the 
glory of Jehovah appeared in the 
cloud. 11 And Jehovah spake 
unto Moses, saying, 12 I have 
heard the murmurings of the chil- 
dren of Israel : speak unto them, 
saying, ^At even ye shall eat flesh, 
and in the morning ye shall be 
filled with bread ; and ye shall 
know that I am Jehovah your God. 

1 3 And it came to pass at even, 
that Hhe quails came up, and cov- 
ered the camp : and in the morning 
the dew lay round about the 
camp. 14 ""And when the dew 
that lay was gone up, behold, upon 

1 Heb. Between the two evenings. 



"ch. 17. 3; 

Num. 14. 

2, 3 ; 20. 3 
b Num. 11. 4, 

5 
" Jn. 6. 31 ; 

Neh. 9. 16 ; 

Ps. 78. 23- 

26; 105.40; 

1 Cor. 10. 3 
d ch. 16. 25 
" ver. 22 
/ver. 12 
3 Num. 14. 

27 ; 17. 5 
''Num. 16. 11 
i Num. 16. 16 
fc ver. 7 
' Num. 11. 

31 ; Ps. 78. 

26 ; 106. 40 
™ Num. 11. 



" ver. 31 
" ver. 4 
P 2 Cor. 8. 15 



2 ver. 23 ; ch. 
12. 10 ; 23. 

18 



ver. 5 



* ch. 34. 31 



« ch. 20. 8 ; 
23. 12; Neh 
9. 14 



Ps. 78. 10 



69 



the face of the wilderness " a small 
■^ round thing, small as the hoar- 
frost on the ground. 1 5 And when 
the children of Israel saw it, they 
said one to another, ^ What is it 1 for 
they knew not what it was. And 
Moses said unto them, "It is the 
bread which Jehovah hath given 
you to eat. 16 This is the thing 
which Jehovah hath commanded. 
Gather ye of it every man accord- 
ing to his eating ; an omer a head, 
according to the number of your 
persons, shall ye take it, every man 
for them that are in his tent. 17 
And the children of Israel did so, 
and gathered some more, some less. 
18 And when they measured it 
with an omer, ^'he that gathered 
much had nothing over, and he 
that gathered little had no lack ; 
thejr gathered every man according 
to his eating. 19 And Moses said 
unto them, *Let no man leave of 
it till the morning. 20 Notwith- 
standing they hearkened not unto 
Moses ; but some of them left of it 
until the morning, and it bred 
worms, and became foul : and 
Moses was wroth with them. 

21 And they gathered it morning 
by morning, every man according 
to his eating : and when the sun 
waxed hot, it melted. 22/ And it 
came to pass, that on the sixth day 
they gathered twice as much bread, 
two omers for each one : and all the 
* rulers of the congregation came 
and told Moses. 23 And he said 
unto them. This is that which Jeho- 
vah hath spoken, * To-morrow is a 
solemn rest, a holy sabbath unto 
Jehovah : bake that which ye will 
bake, and boil that which ye will 
boil ; and "all that remaineth over 
lay up for you to be kept until the 
morning. 24 And they laid it up 
till the morning, as Moses bade : 
and " it did not become foul, neither 
was there any worm therein. 25 
And Moses said. Eat that to-day ; 
for to-day is a sabbath unto Jeho- 
vah : to-day ye shall not find it in 
the field. 26 Six days ye shall 
gather it ; but on the seventh day 
is the sabbath, in it there shall be 
none. 27 And it came to pass on 
the seventh day, that there went 
out some of the people to gather, 
and they found none. 28 And 
Jehovah said unto Moses, ^How 
long refuse ye to keep my com- 
mandments and my laws *? 29 See, 

2 Or, flake 3 Or, It is manna Heb. 7ncm hn. 



16.30 



EXODUS 



18.3 



Maiina to be kept as a Memorial. Water from the Rock at Rephidim. War with Amalek. Jcthro meets Moses 



for that Jehovah hath given you 
the sabbath, therefore he giveth 
you on the sixth day the bread of 
two days; abide ye every man in 
his place, let no man go out of his 
place on the seventh day, 30 So 
the people rested on the seventh 
day. 

31 And the house of "Israel 
called the name thereof ^ Manna : 
and it was like * coriander seed, 
white ; and the taste of it was like 
wafers 7nade with honey. 32 And 
Moses said. This is the thing which 
Jehovah hath commanded, Let an 
omerful of it be kept throughout 
your generations, that they may 
see the bread wherewith I fed you 
in the wilderness, when I brought 
you forth from the land of Egypt. 
33 And Moses said unto Aaron, 
" Take a pot, and put an omerful of 
manna therein, and lay it up be- 
fore Jehovah, to be kept through- 
out your generations. 34 As 
Jehovah commanded Moses, so 
Aaron laid it up before '^ the Testi- 
mony, to be kept. 35 "And the 
children of Israel did eat the 
manna forty years, until they 
came to a land inhabited ; they did 
eat the manna, until they came 
unto the borders of the land of 
Canaan. 36 Now an omer is the 
tenth part of an ephah. 
■i ^ And all the congregation 
X • of the children of Israel 
journeyed from the wilderness of 
^Sin, by their ^journeys, accord- 
ing to the commandment of Jeho- 
vah, and encamped in ^ Rephidim : 
and there was no water for the 
people to drink. 2 Wherefore the 
people ''strove with Moses, and 
said. Give us water that we may 
drink. And Moses said unto them, 
*Why strive ye with mel where- 
fore do ye tempt Jehovali ■? 3 And 
the people thirsted there for water ; 
and the people murmured against 
Moses, and said, '^^ Wherefore hast 
thou brought us up out of Egypt, 
to kill us and our children and 
^our cattle with thirst '? 4 And 
Moses cried unto Jehovah, saying, 
What shall I do unto this people 'it 
they are '"almost ready to stone 
me. 5 And Jehovah said unto 
Moses, Pass on before the people, 
and take with thee of " the elders 
of Israel ; and thy rod, wherewith 
"thou smotest the river, take in 
thy hand, and go. 6 Behold, I 

1 Heb. Man. 2 Or, stages 



"■ Num. 11. 

6-9 ; Dt. 8. 

3, 16 
& ver. 14 
" Heb. 9. 4 ; 

Rev. 2. 17 
d ch. 25. 16 ; 

27. 21 
" .Tosh. 5. 12 ; 

Neh. 9. 20, 

21 
/ch. 16. 1 
y ch. 19. 2 ; 

Num. 33. 

14, 15 
h ch. 14. 11 ; 

Num. 20. 2, 

3, 13 
i ch. 16. 8 
k ch. 16. 3 
I ch. 12. 38 
'"• Num. 14. 

10 ; 1 Sam. 

30. 6 
"^ ch. 3. 16, 18 
" ch. 7. 20 



P ch. 3. 1 
a Dt. 8. 16 ; 

Neh. 9. 15 ; 

Ps. 78. 15 ; 

105. 41 ; 1 

Cor. 10. 4 
"• Dt. 6. 16 ; 

9. 22 ; Ps. 

95. 8 
* Num. 20. 

13, 24 ; 27. 

14; Ps. 81.7 
t Num. 14. 

22 ; Dt. 33. 

8 
" Num. 24. 

20; Dt. 25. 

17-19 
" ver. 1 
^ ch. 24. 13 
y ch. 4. 20 
^ ch. 24. 14 ; 

31. 2 
" Is. 35. 3 



f> ch. 24. 4 ; 

34. 27 ; 

Num. 33. 2 
<= Dt. 25. 19 



d ch. 24. 4 
^ Gen. 22. 14 
/Gen. 22. 16 



<^ ch. 2. 18 ; 



h ch. 2. 21 ; 

4. 25 

i ch. 2. 22 ; 
4. 20 ; Acts 
7. 29 



70 



will stand before thee there upon 
the rock in ^ Horeb ; and « thou 
shalt smite the rock, and there 
shall come water out of it, that 
the people may drink. And Moses 
did so in the sight of the elders of 
Israel. 7 And he called the name 
of the place ^''Massah, and ^*Meri- 
bah, because of the striving of the 
children of Israel, and because 
they 'tempted Jehovah, saying, Is 
Jehovah among us, or not 1 

8 Then came "Amalek, and 
fought with Israel in ** Rephidim. 

9 And Moses said unto ''Joshua, 
Choose us out men, and go out, 
fight with Amalek : to-morrow I 
will stand on the top of the hill 
with ^ the rod of God in my hand. 

10 So Joshua did as Moses had 
said to him, and fought with Ama- 
lek : and Moses, Aaron, and ^ Hur 
went up to the top of the hill. 

11 And it came to pass, when 
Moses held up his hand, that Is- 
rael prevailed ; and when he let 
down his hand, Amalek prevailed. 

12 But Moses' hands were heavy; 
and they took a stone, and put it 
under him, and he sat thereon ; 
and Aaron and Hur "stayed up 
his hands, the one on the one side, 
and the other on the other side; 
and his hands were steady until 
the going down of the sun. 13 
And Joshua ^discomfited Amalek 
and his people with the edge of 
the sword. 14 And Jehovah said 
unto Moses, ^ Write this for a 
memorial in *^ a. book, and rehearse 
it in the ears of Joshua : ' that " I 
will utterly blot out the remem- 
brance of Amalek from under 
heaven. 15 And Moses built an 
'^ altar, and called the name of.it 
^ '^ Jehovah-nissi ; 16 and he said, 
^■''Jehovah hath sworn : Jehovah 
will have war with Amalek from 
generation to generation. 

^ Q Now ^Jethro, the priest 
JLO of Midian, Moses' father-in- 
law, heard of all that God had 
done for Moses, and for Israel his 
people, how that Jehovah had 
brought Israel out of Egypt. 
2 And Jethro, Moses' father-in- 
law, took ''Zipporah, Moses' wife, 
after he had sent her away, 3 and 
her ' two sons ; of whom the name 

3 That is, Temvting, or, Proving. 

4 That is, Chiding, or, Strife. 

5 Heb. prostrated. 6 Or, the book 7 Or, for 
8 That is, Jehovah is my banner. 

^ Or, Because there is a hand against the throne 
of Jehovah Heb. A hand is lifted up upon the 
throne ofJah. 



18.4 



EXODUS 



19.3 



Jethro counsels Moses to appoint assistant Jnd^s. Israel at Sinai 



of the one was Gershom ; for he 
said, I have been ^"a sojourner in 
a foreign land : 4 and the name of 
the other was '-^Eliezer; for he 
said, *The God of my father was 
my help, and delivered me from 
the sword of Pharaoh. 5 And 
Jethro, Moses' father-in-la\Y, came 
with his sons and his wife unto 
Moses into the wilderness where 
he was encamped, at ''the mount 
of God : 6 and he said unto Moses, 
I, thy father-in-law Jethro, am 
come unto thee, and thy wife, and 
her two sons with her. 7 And 
Moses went out to meet his father- 
in-law, and '*did obeisance, and 
" kissed him ; and they asked -^each 
other of their welfare ; and they 
came into the tent. 8 And Moses 
told his father-in-law all that Je- 
hovah had done unto Pharaoh and 
to the Egyptians ^ for Israel's sake, 
all the "travail that had come 
upon them by the way, and how 
'Jehovah delivered them. 9 And 
Jethro rejoiced for all "the good- 
ness which Jehovah had done to 
Israel, in that he had delivered 
them out of the hand of the 
Egyptians. 10 And Jethro said, 
^Blessed be Jehovah,^ who hath 
delivered you out of the hand 
of the Egyptians, and out of the 
hand of Pharaoh ; who hath deliv- 
ered the people from under the 
hand of the Egyptians. 1 1 Now 
I know that "" Jehovah is greater 
than all gods ; yea, in the thing 
wherein they dealt proudly against 
them. 12 "And Jethro, Moses' 
father-in-law, took a burnt-offer- 
ing and sacrifices for God : and 
Aaron came, and all the elders of 
Israel, to eat bread with Moses' 
father-in-law before God. 

13 And it came to pass on the 
morrow, that Moses sat to judge 
the people : and the people stood 
about Moses from the morning 
unto the evening. 14 And when 
Moses' father-in-law saw all that 
he did to the people, he said. What 
is this thing that thou doest to 
the people 1 why sittest thou thy- 
self alone, and all the people stand 
about thee from morning unto 
even'? 15 And Moses said unto 
his father-in-law, Because the peo- 
ple come unto me "to inquire of 
God: 16 when they have a mat- 
ter, they come unto me ; and I 
judge between a man and his 

1 Heb. ger. 2 Heb. El, God, and ezer, help. 



" ch. 2. 22 
b Gen. 49. 25 
<^ch. 3. 1, 12; 

4. 27 ; 24. 13 
d Gen. 43. 2G, 

28 
« Ex. 4. 27 
/ Gen. 43. 

27 
C ch. 4. 23 ; 

7. 4,6 
^ Num. 20. 

14 ; Neh. 

9. 32 
i ch. 15. 6, 16 
^ Is. C3. 7-14 
' 1 K. 8. 66 ; 

Ps. 68. 19, 

20 
™ ch. 12. 12 ; 

16. 11 
" ch. 24. 5 ; 

Gen. 31. 64 
° Gen. 25. 22 ; 

Num. 9. 8 ; 

27. 5 ; 

Dt. 17. 8-13 



^Dt. 1.12 

9 Dt. 1. 18 

*" ver. 25 ; 

Dt. 1. 1.3, 

15 ; Ps. 15. 

1-6 



Dt. 1. 

18 



< ver. 21 



ch. 12. 6, 
61 : 16. 1 



^ Dt. 1. 6 ; 4. 
10, 16 ; 5. 2 

y ch. 17. 1 
- ch. 18. 6 

71 



neighbor, and I make them know 
the statutes of God, and his laws. 
17 And Moses' father-in-law said 
unto him. The thing that thou 
doest is not good. 18 ^Thou wilt 
surely wear away, both thou, and 
this people that is with thee: for 
the tiling is too heavy for thee; 
thou art not able to perform it 
thyself alone. 19 Hearken now 
unto my voice, I will give thee 
counsel, and God be with thee: 
be thou for the people to God- 
ward, and bring thou the causes 
unto God : 20 * and thou shalt 
teach them the statutes and the 
laws, and shalt show them the 
way wherein they must walk, and 
the work that they must do. 21 
Moreover thou shalt provide out 
of all the people 'able men, such 
as fear God, men of truth, hating 
unjust gain; and place such over 
them, to be rulers of thousands, 
rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, 
and rulers of tens : 22 and let 
them judge the people at all sea- 
sons : and it shall be, * that every 
great matter they shall bring unto 
thee, but every small matter they 
shall judge themselves : so shall it 
be easier for thyself, and they shall 
bear the burden with thee. 23 If 
thou shalt do this thing, and God 
command thee so, then thou shalt 
be able to endure, and all this peo- 
ple also shall go to their place in 
peace. 24 So Moses hearkened 
to the voice of his father-in-law, 
and did all that he . had said. 
25 And Moses chose 'able men 
out of all Israel, and made them 
heads over the people, rulers of 
thousands, rulers of hundreds, 
rulers of fifties, and rulers of 
tens. 26 And they judged the 
people at all seasons : " tbe hard 
causes they brought unto Moses, 
but every small matter they 
judged themselves, 27 And Mo- 
ses let his father-in-law depart ; 
and he went his way into his own 
land. 

^ C\ " ^^ ^.^® third month after 
-L«^ the children of Israel were 
gone forth out of the land of 
£^gypt, the same day came they 
into the wilderness of * Sinai. 
2 And when they were departed 
from ^Rephidim, and were come 
to the wilderness of Sinai, they 
encamped in the wilderness ; and 
there Israel encamped before ^the 
mount. 3 And Moses went up 



19.4 



EXODUS 



20.5 



Moses meets Jehovah In ♦he Monnt. The People warned not to approach the Mount. Tlie Ten Commandments given 



unto Grod, and Jehovah called 
unto him out of the mountain, 
saying. Thus shalt thou say to 
the house of Jacob, and tell the 
children of Israel : 4 Ye have seen 
what I did unto the Egyptians, 
^nd how 1 bare you on ''eagles' 
wings, and brought you unto my- 
self. 5 * Now therefore, if ye will 
obey my voice indeed, and '^^keep 
my covenant, then ye shall be ''mine 
own possession ^from among all 
peoples : for ''all the earth is mine : 
6 and ye shall be unto me '"a king- 
dom of priests, and " a holy nation. 
These are the words which thou 
shalt speak unto the children of 
Israel. 

7 ''And Moses came and called 
for the elders of the people, and 
set before them all these words 
which Jehovah commanded him. 
8 'And all the people answered 
together, and said. All that Jeho- 
vah hatn spoken we will do. And 
Moses reported the words of the 

Eeople unto Jehovah. 9 And Je- 
ovah said unto Moses, Lo, I come 
unto thee in *a thick cloud, that 
the people may hear when I speak 
with thee, and may also believe 
thee for ever. And Moses told the 
words of the people unto Jehovah. 
10 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Go unto the people, and sanctify 
them to-day and to-morrow, and 
let them ^ wash their garments, 1 1 
and be ready against the third 
day; for '"the third day Jehovah 
will come down in the sight of all 
the people upon mount Sinai. 
12 And thou shalt set bounds 
unto the people round about, say- 
ing. Take heed to yourselves, that 
ye go not up into the mount, or 
touch the border of it : whosoever 
toucheth the mount shall be surely 
put to death: 13 no hand shall 
touch ^him, but '^he shall surely 
be stoned, or shot through ; 
whether it be beast or man, he 
shall not live : when the =^ trumpet 
soundeth long, they shall come up 
to "the mount. 14 And Moses 
went down from the mount unto 
the people, and sanctified the peo- 
ple; and they washed their gar- 
ments. 15 And he said unto the 
people. Be ready against the third 
day : come not near a woman. 

16 ^'And it came to pass on the 
third day, when it was morning, 
that there were thunders and 



Or, above 



3 Or, ram's horn 



« Dt. 32. 11 
b ch. 15. 26 
" Ps. 78. 10 
d Dt. 7. 6 ; 

U. 2 
" ch. 9. 29 
/I Pet. 2.5, 

9; Kev. 1. 

6; 5. 10 
^Dt. 14. 21; 

26. 19 
'' ch. 4. 29, 30 
i ch. 4. 31 ; 

24. 3, 7 ; 

Dt. 5. 27 
*; ver. 16 ; 

ch. 24. 15, 

16 ; Ps. 99. 

7 
' Gen. 35. 2 ; 

Num. 8. 7 ; 

19. 19 ; 

Rev. 22. H 
'"• ver. 16 
'' Heb. 12. 20 
° ver. 17 
P Heb. 12. 18, 

19 



5 Ps. 104. 32 ; 

144. 6 
'■ Dt. 6. 4 ; 

Heb. 12. 18 
* Gen. 19. 28 
t Ps. 68. 7, 8 
" Neh. 9. 13 
" ch. 3. 5 ; 

1 S. 6. 19 
^^ ver. 24 ; 

ch. 24. 5 ; 

Lev. 10. 3 ; 

21. 6-8 



^ ch. 24. 1 
" ver. 22 



f> ch. 15. 13, 
16; Dt. 

6. 6 ; 7. 8 



"ver. 23;ch. 
15. 11 

d Lev. 26. 1 ; 
Dt. 4. 15- 
19 ; 27. 15 



^ ch. 23. 24 



/ch. 34. 14; 

Dt. 4. 24 
^ ch. 34. 6, 7 ; 

Dt.5.9, 10 



lightnings, and a thick cloud upon 
the mount, and the voice of a 
trumpet exceeding loud ; and all 
the people that were in the camp 
trembled. 17 And Moses brought 
forth the people out of the camp to 
meet God ; and they stood at the 
nether part of the mount. 18 ^And 
mount Sinai, the whole of it. 
smoked, because Jehovah descend- 
ed upon it ''in lire ; and the smoke 
thereof ascended as * the smoke of 
a furnace, and Hhe whole mount 
quaked greatly. 1 9 And when the 
voice of the trumpet waxed louder 
and louder, Moses spake, and God 
answered him by a voice. 20 " And 
Jehovah came down upon mount 
Sinai, to the top of the mount : 
and Jehovah called Moses to the 
top of the mount ; and JMoses went 
up. 21 And Jehovah said unto 
Moses, Go down, charge the people, 
lest "they break through unto 
Jehovah to gaze, and many of 
them perish. 22 And let the 
■'^ priests also, that come near to 
Jehovah, sanctify themselves, lest 
Jehovah break forth upon them. 
23 And Moses said unto Jehovah, 
The people cannot come up to 
mount Sinai : for thou didst charge 
us, saying, •^Set bounds about the 
mount, and sanctify it. 24 And 
Jehovah said unto him. Go, get 
thee down ; and thou shalt come 
up, Hhou, and Aaron with thee: 
but let not the "priests and the 
people break through to come up 
unto Jehovah, lest he break forth 
upon them. 25 So Moses went 
down unto the people, and told 
them. 

^f\ And God spake all these 
WW words, saying, 

2 I am Jehovah thy God, *who 
brought thee out of the land of 
Egypt, out of the house of '^ bond- 
age. 

3 Thou shalt have no other ''gods 
^ before me. 

4 ''Thou shalt not make unto 
thee a graven image, nor any like- 
ness of any thing that is in heaven 
above, or that is in the earth be- 
neath, or that is in the water under 
the earth : 5 ^ thou shalt not bow 
down thyself unto them, nor serve 
them ; for I Jehovah thy God am a 
•^jealous God, ^visiting the iniquity 
of the fathers upon the children, 
upon the third and upon the fourth 
generation of them that hate me, 

* Heb. bondmen. & Or, besides me 



72 



20.6 



EXODUS 



21.12 



The Ten Couimaudmeiits. Tlic People terrified. Laws concerning Idols and Altars; concerning Servants 



6 and showing loving-kindness unto 
^"thousands of them that love me 
and keep my commandments. 

7 * Thou shalt not take the name 
of Jehovah thy God '^in vain ; for 
Jehovah will not hold him guiltless 
that taketh his name '^ in vain. 

8 Remember ""the sabbath day, 
to keep it holy. 9 Six days shalt 
thou labor, and '^ do all thy work ; 
10 but the seventh day is a sab- 
bath unto Jehovah thy God : in it 
thou shalt not do any work, thou, 
nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy 
man-servant, nor thy maid-servant, 
nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger 
that is within thy gates : 1 1 "for 
in six days Jehovah made heaven 
and earth, the sea, and all that in 
them is, and rested the seventh 
day : wherefore Jehovah blessed 
the sabbath day, and hallowed it. 

12 •''Honor thy father and thy 
mother, that thy ■' days may be long 
in the land which Jehovah thy God 
giveth thee. 

13 '^ Thou shalt not kill. 

14 *Thou shalt not commit adul- 
tery. 

15 *Thou shalt not steal. 

16 'Thou shalt not bear false 
witness against thy "' neighbor. 

17 "Thou shalt not covet thy 
neighbor's house, thou shalt not 
covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his 
man-servant, nor his maid-servant, 
nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything 
that is thy neighbor's. 

18 ''And all the people perceived 
the thunderings, and the light- 
nings, and the voice of the trum- 
pet, and the mountain smoking : 
and when the people saw it, they 
^trembled, and stood afar off. 
19 ^'And they said unto Moses, 
Speak thou with us, and we will 
hear ; but let not God speak with 
us, lest we die. 20 And Moses 
said unto the people, ^ Fear not : 
for God is come 'to prove you, 
and that 'his fear may be before 
you, that ye sin not. 21 And the 
people stood afar off, and Moses 
drew near unto * the thick darkness 
where God was. 

2 2 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Thus thou shalt say unto the chil- 
dren of Israel, Ye yourselves have 
St en that " I have talked with you 
from heaven. 23 "Ye shall not 
make other gods with me ; •* gods of 



1 Or, a thousand generations 

2 Or, for vanity (or, falsehood) 
8 Or, were moved 



" Dt. 7. 9 
bLev. 19.12; 

Dt. 6. 13 ; 

10. 20 
" ch. 23. 12 ; 

31. 15 
d ch. 34. 21 ; 

35. 2, 3 
" ch. 31. 17 ; 

Gen. 2. 2, 3 
/ Lev. 19. 3 ; 

Mt. 15. 4; 

19. 19 ; 

Eph, 6. 2 
'J Dt. 5. 16, 

33 ; 6. 2 ; 

11.9 
'' ch. 21. 12 ; 

Mt. 19. 18 
'■ Lev. 20. 10 ; 

Mt. 19. 18 
fc ch. 21. 16; 

Lev. 19. 11, 

13 ; Mt. 19. 

18 
I ch. 23. 1, 7 ; 

Mt. 19. 18 
"' Lev. 19. 18 
« Rom. 7. 7 ; 

13. 9 
" ch. 19. 16, 

18 
P Dt. 5. 5, 23- 

27 ; Heb. 

12.19 
9 Ch. 14. 13 
'" ch. 15. 25 

"Dt. 4. 10; 

6. 24 
< ch. 19. 16 ; 

Dt. 5. 22 
" Dt. 4. 

36 ; 6. 24, 26; 

Neh. 9. 13 
^ ver. 3 
^ Dt. 29. 17 



y ch. 27. 1-8 
^ch. 10. 25; 

18. 12 
" ch. 24. 5 
b Dt. 12. 6 ; 

20. 2 
= Dt. 27. 5, 6 
d ch. 28. 42, 

43 
« Lev. 25. 

39-43; Dt. 

15. 12-18 
/ch. 22. 8, 9, 

28 
'J Neh. 5. 6 

/' ver. 2, 3 



i 1 Cor. 7. 3, 
5 



fc Gen. 9. 6 ; 
Lev. 24. 17 



silver, or gods of gold, ye shall not 
make unto you. 24 ^An altar of 
earth thou shalt make unto me, 
and shalt sacrifice thereon thy 
^burnt-offerings, and thy "peace- 
offerings, thy sheep, and thine 
oxen : in every place ^ where I 
^ record my name I will come unto 
thee and 1 will bless thee. 25 And 
if thou make me an altar of stone, 
thou shalt not build it of "hewn 
stones ; for if thou lift up thy tool 
upon it, thou hast polluted it. 
26 Neither shalt thou go up by 
steps unto mine altar, that 'Hhy 
nakedness be not uncovered there- 
on. 

O -1 Now these are the ordi- 
^ _L nances which thou shalt set 
before them. 

2 If thou buy ^a Hebrew ^ser- 
vant, six years he shall serve : and 
in the seventh he shall go out free 
for nothing. 3 If he come in by 
himself, he shall go out by himself : 
if he be married, then his wife 
shall go out with him. 4 If his 
master give him a wife, and she 
bear him sons or daughters ; the 
wife and her children shall be her 
master's, and he shall go out by 
hirnself . 5 But if the servant shall 
plainly say, I love my master, my 
wife, and my children ; I will not 
go out free: 6 then his master 
shall bring him unto ^-^God, and 
shall bring him to the door, or 
unto the door-post ; and his master 
shall bore his ear through with 
an awl ; and he shall serve him for 
ever. 

7 ^ And if a man sell his daughter 
to be a '^maid-servant, she shall 
not go out '* as the men-servants do. 
8 If she please not her master, 
^ who hath espoused her to himself, 
then shall he let her be redeemed : 
to sell her unto a foreign people he 
shall have no power, seeing he hath 
dealt deceitfully with her. 9 And 
if he espouse her unto his son, he 
shall deal with her after the manner 
of daughters. 10 If he take hira 
another wife; her '^food, her rai- 
ment, and *her duty of marriage, 
shall he not diminish. 11 And if 
he do not these three things unto 
her, then shall she go out for noth- 
ing, without money. 

12 ^He that smiteth a man, so 

* Or, cause my name to be remembered, 
5 Or, bondman ^ Or, the judges 

1 Or, bondwoman 

8 Another reading is, so that he hath not es» 
paused her. * Heb. fiesh. 



73 



21. 13 



EXODUS 



22.6 



Laws conceniiug Crimes of Violence; Damage done by or to Beasts; Restitution for Trespass 



that he dieth, shall surely be put 
to death. 13 "And if a man lie 
not in wait, but God deliver him 
into his hand ; then I will appoint 
thee a place whither he shall flee. 
14 ^And if a man come presump- 
tuously upon his neighbor, to slay 
him with guile ; thou shalt .take 
him from mine altar, that he may 
die. 

15 And he that smiteth his 
father, or his mother, shall be 
surely put to death 

16 ''And he that stealeth a man, 
and selleth him, or if he be found 
in his hand, he shall surely be put 
to death. 

17 "^And he that ^curseth his 
father or his mother, shall surely 
be put to death. 

1 8 And if men contend, and one 
smite the other with a stone, or 
with his fist, and he die not, but 
keep his bed ; 1 9 if he rise again, 
and walk abroad upon his staff, 
then shall he that smote him be 
quit : only he shall pay for ^ the 
loss of his time, and shall cause 
him to be thoroughly healed. 

20 And if a man smite ^his ser- 
vant, or his maid, with a rod, and 
he die under his hand ; he shall 
surely be punished. ^ 21 Notwith- 
sfcanaing, if he continue a day or 
two, he shall not be punished: "for 
he is his money. 

22 And if men strive together, 
and hurt a woman with child, so 
that her fruit depart, and yet no 
harm follow ; he shall be surely 
fined, according as the woman's 
husband shall lay upon him ; and 
he shall pay as the judges deter- 
mine. 23 But if any harm follow, 
•^ then thou shalt give life for life, 

24 ^eye for eye, tooth for tooth, 
hand for hand, foot for foot, 

25 burning for burning, wound 
for wound, stripe for stripe, 

26 And if a man smite the eye 
of his servant, or the eye of his 
maid, and destroy it ; he shall let 
him go free for his eye's sake. 
27 And if he smite out his man- 
servant's tooth, or his maid- 
servant's tooth ; he shall let him 
go free for his tooth's sake. 

28 And if an ox gore a man or a 
woman to death, ^ the ox shall be 
surely stoned, and its flesh shall 
not be eaten ; but the owner of the 
ox shall be quit. 29 But if the ox 

1 Or. revileth 2 Heb. his sitting or ceasing. 
3 Or, his bondman, or his bondwoman 



" Num. 35. 

10-34; 

Dt. 19. 1- 

13; 

Josh. 20. 

1-9 
<> 1 K. 2. 28- 

34 
" Dt. 24. 7 
d Mt. 15. 4 ; 

Mk. 7. 10 ; 

Lev. 20. 9 ; 

Dt. 27. 16 
« Lev. 25. 

44-46 
/ Lev. 24. 19 : 

Dt. 19. 21 
Mt. 5. 38 
t>- Gen. 9. 6 



Zech. 11. 

12 ; Mt. 26. 
15 



[*Ch.21.37in 
Heb.] 

k 2 Sam. 12. 

6 ; Lk. 19. 

8 
[*Ch. 22. 1 in 

Heb.] 



was wont to gore in time past, 
and it hath been testified to its 
owner, and he hath not kept it 
in, but it hath killed a man or a 
woman ; the ox shall be stoned, 
and its owner also shall be put to 
death. 30 If there be laid on him 
a ransom, then he shall give for 
the redemption of his life whatso- 
ever is laid upon him. 31 Whether 
it have gored a son, or have gored 
a daughter, according to this judg- 
ment shall it be done unto him. 
32 If the ox gore a man-servant 
or a maid-servant, there shall be 
given unto their master 'thirty 
shekels of silver, and the ox shall 
be stoned. 

33 And if a man shall open a 
pit, or if a man shall dig a pit and 
not cover it, and an ox or an ass 
fall therein, 34 the owner of the 
pit shall make it good; he shall 
give money unto the owner thereof, 
and the dead beast shall be his. 

35 And if one man's ox hurt 
another's, so that it dieth, then 
they shall sell the live ox, and 
divide the price of it ; and the dead 
also they shall divide. 36 Or if it 
be known that the ox was wont to 
gore in time past, and its owner 
hath not kept it in ; he shall surely 
pay ox for ox, and the dead beast 
shall be his own. 

*0 O If a man shall steal an 
w w ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or 
sell it ; he shall pay five oxen for 
an ox, and *"four sheep for a sheep. 
* 2 If the thief be found breaking 
in, and be smitten so that he dieth, 
there shall be no "^ bloodguiltiness 
for him. 3 If the sun be risen 
upon him, there shall be blood- 
guiltiness for him ; he shall make 
restitution : if he have nothing, 
then he shall be sold for his theft. 
4 If the theft be found in his hand 
alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or 
sheep ; he shall pay double. 

5 If a man shall cause a field or 
vineyard to be eaten, and shall let 
his beast loose, and it feed in 
another man's field ; of the best of 
his own field, and of the best of his 
own vineyard, shall he make resti- 
tution. 

6 If fire break out, and catch 
in thorns, so that the shocks of 
grain, or the standing grain, or 
the field are consumed ; he that 
kindled the fire shall surely make 
restitution. 

< Heb. blood. 



74 



22.7 



EXODUS 



23.8 



Laws concerning Restitution for Trespass. Sundry Laws, civil and religious 



7 "If a man shall deliver unto 
his neighbor money or stuff to 
keep, and it be stolen out of the 
man's house ; if the thief be found, 
he shall pay double. 8 If the 
thief be not found, then the master 
of the house shall come near unto 
^ '' God, to see whether he have not 
put his hand unto his neighbor's 
goods, 9 For every matter of 
trespass, whether it be for ox, for 
ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for 
any manner of lost thing, whereof 
one saith, This is it, the cause of 
both parties shall come before 
^ " God ; he whom ^ God shall con- 
demn shall pay double unto his 
neighbor. 

10 If a man deliver unto his 
neighbor an ass, or an ox, or a 
sheep, or any beast, to keep ; and 
it die, or be hurt, or driven away, 
no man seeing it: 11 the oath of 
Jehovah shall be between them 
both, whether he hath not put his 
hand unto his neighbor's goods ; 
and the owner thereof shall accept 
it, and he shall not make restitu- 
tion. 12 But if it be stolen from 
him, he shall make restitution unto 
the owner thereof. 13 If it be 
torn in pieces, let him bring it for 
witness ; he shall not make good 
that which was torn. 

14 And if a man ^borrow aught 
of his neighbor, and it be hurt, or 
die, the owner thereof not being 
with it, he shall surely make resti- 
tution. 15 If the owner thereof 
be with it, he shall not make it 
good : if it be a hired thing, ^ it 
came for its hire. 

16** And if a man entice a virgin 
that is not betrothed, and lie with 
her, he shall surely pay a dowry 
for her to be his wife. 17 If her 
father utterly refuse to give her 
unto him, he shall pay money ac- 
cording to the dowry of virgins. 

18 Thou shalt not suffer a ^sor- 
ceress to live. 

19 -^Whosoever lieth with a 
beast shall surely be put to death. 

20 ^ He that .sacrificeth unto any 
god, save unto Jehovah only, shall 
be ■* ^ utterly destroyed. 2 1 And * a 
sojourner shalt thou not wrong, 
neither shalt _ thou oppress him : 
for ye were sojourners in the land 
of Egypt. 22 * Ye shall not afflict 
any widow, or fatherless child. 

1 Or, the. judges 2 Heb. ask. 

3 Or, it is reckoned in (Heb. cometk into) its 
hire 4 Heb. devoted. 



"■ Lev. 6. 1-7 
& ver. 9, 28 ; 

ch. 21. 6; 

Dt. 17. 8, 

9 ; 19. 17 
'^ ver. 8, 28 
rf Dt. 22. 28, 

29 
" Lev. 20. 27 ; 

Dt. 18. 10; 

Jer. 27. 9, 

10 
/Lev. 18.23; 

20. 15, 16; 

Dt. 27. 21 
^' ch. 32. 8 ; 

34. 15 ; Lev. 

17.7 
'<■ Lev. 27. 29 
' Lev. 19. 33, 

34; Dt. 1. 

16 ; 27. 19 
fc Dt. 24. 17, 

18 



<■ Prov. 23. 
10, 11 ; Jer. 

7. 6 ; 22. 3 
'"■ Dt. 15. 9 
"Dt. 10. 18; 

Ps. 10. 14, 

" Ps'. 109. 9 
^ Lev. 25. 

36-37 
3 Dt. 23. 19, 

20 
'' ver. 23 
* Lev. 24. 15, 

16 
« Acts 23. 5 
" ch. 23. 16, 

19 ; Dt. 26. 

2-11 
" ch. 13. 2 
^ Gen. 17. 

12; Lev. 

12. 3 
y ch. 19. 6; 

Lev. 11. 44 
^ Lev. 7. 24 ; 

17. 16 



"ch. 



16 



' Dt. 19. 16- 
21 ; Ps. 35. 
11 



' Dt. 16. 19 ; 
24. 17 
ver. 6 ; 
Lev. 19. 15; 
Dt. 1. 17 ; 
16. 19 
Dt. 22. 1-4 



/ver. 



3 ch. 20. 16 ; 

Ps. 119. 29 
h ch. 20. 13 ; 

Dt. 27. 25 
i ch. 34. 7 ; 

Dt. 25. 1 
fc Dt. 10. 17 ; 

16. 19 ; 

Prov. 17. 

23 ; Is. 5. 

23 



23 ^If thou afflict them at all, and 
"Hhey cry at all unto me, I will 
surely hear their cry ; 24 and " my 
wrath shall wax hot, and I will 
kill you with the sword ; " and 
your wives shall be widows, and 
your children fatherless. 

25 ^If thou lend money to any 
of my people with thee that is 
poor, thou slialt not be to him as a 
creditor ; neither shall ye lay upon 
him « interest. 26 If thou at all 
take thy neighbor's garment to 
pledge, thou shalt restore it unto 
him before the sun goeth down : 
27 for that is his only covering, 
it is his garment for his skin : 
wherein shall he sleep 1 and it 
shall come to pass, *■ when he crieth 
unto me, that I will hear ; for I 
am gracious. 

28 Thou shalt not * revile ^ God, 
*nor curse a ruler of thy people. 

29 '^ Thou shalt not delay to offer 
of ^ thy harvest, and of the outflow 
of thy presses. " The first-born of 
thy sons shalt thou give unto me. 

30 Likewise shalt thou do with 
thine oxen, and with thy sheep : 
seven days it shall be with its 
dam; ""on the eighth day thou 
shalt give it me. 31 ^ And ye shall 
be holy men unto me : therefore 
^ ye shall not eat any flesh that is 
torn of beasts in the field ; ye shall 
cast it to the dogs. 

00 * Thou shalt not take up a 
^ O false report : put not thy 
hand with the wicked to be an 
* unrighteous witness. 2 Thou shalt 
not follow a multitude to do evil ; 
neither shalt thou *^ speak in a 
cause to turn aside after a multi- 
tude to " wrest justice : 3 '^ neither 
shalt thou favor a poor man in his 
cause. 

4 *If thou meet thine enemy's 
ox or his ass going astray, thou 
shalt surely bring it back to him 
again. 5 If thou see the ass of 
him that hateth thee lying under 
his burden, "^thou shalt forbear to 
leave him, thou shalt surely release 
it with him. 

6 f Thou shalt not wrest the 
justice due to thy poor in his 
cause. 7 ^Keep thee far from a 
false matter ; and the innocent 
and righteous '* slay thou not: for 
*I will not justify the wicked. 
8 ^And thou shalt take no bribe: 

5 Heb. thy fulness and thy tear. 

6 Or, bear witness 

7 Or, and, wouldest forbear to release it for Mm, 
thou shalt surely release it with him 



75 



23.9 



EXODUS 



24.3 



Sabbaths, Feasts, and First-fruits. Promised Return to Canaan. Jehovah's Covenant witli Israel 



for a bribe blindeth them that 
have sight, and perverteth the 
^ words of the righteous. 9 "And 
a sojourner shalt thou not oppress : 
for ye know the heart of a so- 
journer, seeing ye were sojourners 
in the land of Egypt. 

10 *And six years thou shalt 
sow thy land, and shalt gather in 
the increase thereof : 1 1 but the 
seventh year thou shalt "^ let it rest 
and lie fallow, that the poor of thy 
people may eat : and what they 
leave the beast of the field shall 
eat. In like manner thou shalt 
deal with thy vineyard, and with 
thy oliveyarcl. 12 '^ Six days thou 
shalt do thy work, and on the 
seventh day thou shalt ^ rest ; that 
thine ox and thine ass may have 
re^t, and the son of thy handmaid, 
and the sojourner, may be re- 
freshed. 13 And '^in all things 
that I have said unto you take ye 
heed : and " make no mention of 
the name of other gods, neither 
let it be heard out of thy mouth. 

14 -^ Three times thou shalt keep 
a feast unto me in the year. 1 5 The 
feast of unleavened bread shalt 
thou keep : seven days thou shalt 
eat unleavened bread, as I com- 
manded thee, at the time appointed 
in the ^ month Abib (for in it thou 
camest out from Egypt) ; and ''none 
shall appear before me empty : 1 6 
and * the feast of harvest, the first- 
fruits of thy labors, which thou 
sowest in the field : and the feast 
of ingathering, at the end of the 
year, when thou gatherest in thy 
labors out of the field. 17 ^ Three 
times in the year all thy males shall 
appear before the Lord Jehovah. 

18 'Thou shalt not offer the 
blood of my sacrifice with leav- 
ened bread ; '" neither shall the fat 
of my feast remain all night until 
the morning. 19** The first of the 
first-fruits of thy ground thou shalt 
bring into the house of Jehovah 
thy God. "Thou shalt not boil a 
kid in its mother's milk. 

20 Behold, I send ^an angel be- 
fore thee, to keep thee by the way, 
and *to bring thee into the place 
which I have prepared. 21 Take 
ye heed before him, and hearken 
unto his voice ; ^ *■ provoke him not ; 
for he will not pardon your trans- 
gression : for *"my name is in him. 

1 Or, caxhse 

2 Or, release it and let it lie fallow See Dt. 
16. 2 3 Or, keep sahhath 

* Or, be not rebellious against him 



« ch. 22. 21 
b Lev. 25. 1-7 
" ch. 20. 8- 

II ; 31. 15; 

35. 2, 3 
d Dt. 4. 9, 23 

* Josh. 23. 

• 7 ; Ps. 16. 4 
/ch. 34. 22- 

24 ; Dt. 16. 

IG 
C ch. 12. 2 
/I ch. 22. 29 ; 

34. 20 
' ch. 34. 22 
*: ver. 14 
I ch. 34. 25 ; 

Lev. 2. 11 
™ch. 12. 10; 

Lev. 7. 15 
"• ch. 22. 29 ; 

34. 26 
° Dt. 14. 21 
^ver. 23;ch. 

3. 2; 14.19; 

32. 34 ; 33. 2 
3 ch. 15. 16, 

17 
^ Dt. 9. 7 

* ch. 3. 14 ; 

6. 3 ; 34. 6-7 



«Gen. 12. 3; 

Num. 24. 9 ; 

Dt. 30. 7 
" Josh. 24. 11 
" ver. 13, 33 ; 

ch. 20. 6 
'^ Num. 33. 

62 ; Dt. 

7. 5 ; 12. 3 ; 

2 K. 18. 4 
y ch. 34. 13 ; 

Lev. 20. 1 ; 

2 K. 3. 2 
^ Lev. 26. 3- 

13 ; Dt. 28. 

1-14 
" ch. 15. 26 ; 

Dt. 7. 15 
6 Dt. 7. 14 
<'Dt.4.40; 

Job 6. 26 
d ch. 16. 16 
« Dt. 7. 23 
/Dt. 7. 20; 

Josh. 24. 12 
^ ch. 33. 2 ; 

34.11 
/' Dt. 7. 22 
i Gen. 15. 18; 

Dt. 1. 7, 8 
*: Dt. 2. 36 ; 

Josh. 21. 44 
' Josh. 24. 

12, 18 
^ ch. 34. 12 ; 

Dt. 7. 2 
" ver. 13, 24 
" Dt. 7. 1-6, 

16 



P ch. 19. 24 
9 ch. 6. 23 ; 
Lev. 10. 1,2 



22 But if thou shalt indeed hearken 
unto his voice, and do all that I 
speak ; then * I will be an enemy 
unto thine enemies, and an ad- 
versary unto thine adversaries. 

23 "For mine angel shall go before 
thee, and bring thee in unto the 
Amorite, and the Hittite, and 
the Perizzite, and the Canaanite, 
the Hivite, and the Jebusite : and 
I will cu t them off. 24 ^ Thou shalt 
not bow down to their gods, nor 
serve them, nor do after their 
works ; "" but thou shalt utterly 
overthrow them, and break in 
pieces their ^ ^pillars. 25 ^ And ye 
shall serve Jehovah your God, and 
he will bless thy bread, and thy 
water ; and " I will take sickness 
away from the midst of thee. 

26 There shall none cast her young, 
nor * be barren, in thy land : " the 
number of thy days I will fulfil. 

27 I will ''send my terror before 
thee, and ''will discomfit all the 
people to whom thou shalt come, 
and I will make all thine enemies 
turn their backs unto thee. 28 And 

1 will send -^the hornet before thee, 
which shall ^ drive out the Hivite, 
the Canaanite, and the Hittite, 
from before thee. 29 I will not 
drive them out from before thee in 
one year, lest the land become deso- 
late, and the beasts of the field 
multiply against thee. 30 '^ By lit- 
tle and little I will drive them out 
from before thee, until thou be 
increased, and inherit the land. 

31 'And I will set thy border 
from the Eed Sea even unto the 
sea of the Philistines, and from the 
wilderness tinto ^ the River : '^for I 
will deliver the inhabitants of the 
land into your hand ; and ' thou 
shalt drive them out before thee. 

32 *"Thou shalt make no covenant 
with them, "nor with their gods. 

33 "They shall not dwell in thy 
land, lest they make thee sin 
against me ; for if thou serve their 
gods, it will surely be a snare unto 
thee. 

0/j_ And he sajid unto Moses, 
^Tc ^Come up unto Jehovah, 
thou, and Aaron, ^Nadab, and 
Abihu, and seventy of the elders 
of Israel ; and worship ye afar off : 

2 and Moses alone shall come near 
unto Jehovah ; but they shall not 
come near ; neither shall the peo- 
ple go up with him. 3 And Moses 
came and told the people all the 

5 Or, obelisks ^ That is, the Euphrates. 



76 



24.4 



EXODUS 



25.18 



Moses again iii the Mount. Offerings for the Sanctuary enjoined. Directions concerning the Xrk 



words of Jehovah, and all the or- 
dinances : and all the people an- 
swered with one voice, and said, 
" All the words which Jehovah hath 
spoken will we do. 4 And * Moses 
wrote all the words of Jehovah, and 
rose up early in the morning, and 
builded an " altar under the mount, 
and twelve pillars, according to the 
twelve tribes of Israel. 5 And he 
sent young men of the children of 
Israel, '^ who offered burnt-offerings, 
and sacrificed peace-offerings of 
oxen unto Jehovah. 6 And " Moses 
took half of the blood, and put it 
in basins ; and half of the blood he 
sprinkled on the altar. 7 And he 
took ■''the book of the covenant, 
and read in the audience of the 
people : and they said, ^ All that 
Jehovah hath spoken will we do, 
and be obedient. 8 And ''Moses 
took the blood, and sprinkled it on 
the people, and said. Behold Hhe 
blood of the covenant, which Jeho- 
vah hath made with you ^ concern- 
ing all these words. 

9 Then went up Moses, and 
Aaron, *^Nadab, and Abihu, and 
seventy of the elders of Israel : 
10 and Hhey saw the God of 
Israel ; and *" there was under his 
feet as it were ^a paved work of 
sapphire stone, and as it were the 
very heaven for clearness. 1 1 And 
upon the nobles of the children of 
Israel he laid not his hand : and 
"they beheld God, and did eat and 
drink. 

1 2 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Come up to me into the mount, and 
be there : and " I will give thee the 
tables of stone, and the law and 
the commandment, which I have 
written, that thou mayest teach 
them. 13 And Moses rose up, and 
^Joshua his minister: and Moses 
went up into '^the mount of God. 
14 And he said unto the elders, 
''Tarry ye here for us, until we 
come again unto you : and, behold, 
* Aaron aijd Hur are with you ; 
whosoever hath a cause, let him 
come near unto them. 15 And 
Moses went up into the mount, 
and Hhe cloud covered the mount. 
16 And the glory of Jehovah abode 
upon mount Sinai, and the cloud 
covered it six days : and the seventh 
day he '' called unto Moses out of 
the midst of the cloud. 17 "And 
the appearance of the glory of Je- 

1 Or, upon all these conditions 

2 Or, work of bright sapphire 



"- ver. 7 ; ch. 

19. 8 
b ch. 17. 14 ; 

34. 27 
" ch. 17. 16 
d ch. 18. 12 
" Ps. 99. 6 
/ ver. 4 
'J ver. 3 
h Heb. 9. 19, 

20 
i Mt. 26. 28 ; 

Lk. 22. 20 ; 

1 Cor. 11. 

25; Zech. 

9. 11 
k ver. 1 
' ver. 11 ; 

Num. 12. S; 

Is. 6. 6 ; Jn. 

1. IS; 6. 46 
'" Ezek. 1. 20 
" ver. 10 
" ch. 31. 18 
P ch. 17. 9- 

14; 33. 11 
3 ch. 3. 1 
''C;en. 22. 5 
* ch. 17. 10, 

12 
< ch. 19. 9 
" Ps. 99. 7 ' 
'" Ps. 99. 2-6 



^ Dt. 4. 24 ; 

9. 3; Heb. 
12. 29 

y ch. 34. 28 ; 
Dt. 9. 9 ; 

10. 10 

^ ch. 35. 4-9 
" ch. 35. 21 
b ch. 29. 45, 

46 ; Num. 

5. 3 ; Dt. 

12.11 
'^ ver. 40 ; ch. 

26. 30; Acts 

7. 44 ; Heb. 

8. 2, 5 

d ch. 37. 1-9 



Heb. 9. 4 



/Heb. 



hovah was like ^devouring fire on 
the top of the mount in the eyes 
of the children of Israel. 18 And 
Moses entered into the midst of 
the cloud, and went up into the 
mount : and Moses was in the 
mount ^ forty days and forty 
nights. 

4~> pT And Jehovah spake unto 
^ tJ Moses, saying, 2 ^ Speak 
unto the children of Israel, that 
they take for me an ^offering : *of 
every man whose heart maketh him 
willing ye shall take my ^offering. 
3 And this is the ^offering which 
ye shall take of them : gold, and 
silver, and brass, 4 and blue, and 
purple, and scarlet, and "* fine linen, 
and goats' hai7\ 5 and rams' skins 
dyed red, and ^ sealskins, and acacia 
wood, 6 oil for the light, spices for 
the anointing oil, and for the sweet 
incense, 7 ^ onyx stones, and stones 
to be set, for the ephod, and for the 
breastplate. 8 And let them make 
me a sanctuary, * that I may dwell 
among them. 9 ''According to all 
that I show thee, the pattern of the 
'^ tabernacle, and the pattern of all 
the furniture thereof, even so shall 
ye make it. 

10 ''And they shall make an ark 
of acacia wood : two cubits and a 
half shall be the length thereof, 
and a cubit and a half the breadth 
thereof, and a cubit and a half the 
height thereof . 11 And thou shalt 
''overlay it with pure gold, within 
and without shalt thou overlay it, 
and shalt make upon it a ^ crown 
of gold round about. 1 2 And thou 
shalt cast four rings of gold for 
it, and put them in the four feet 
thereof ; and two rings shall be on 
the one ^side of it, and two rings 
on the other ^side of it. 13 And 
thou shalt make staves of acacia 
wood, and overlay them with gold. 

14 And thou shalt put the staves 
into the rings on the sides of the 
ark, wherewith to bear the ark. 

15 The staves shall be in the rings 
of the ark : they shall not be taken 
from it. 16 And thou shalt fput 
into the ark the testimony which I 
shall give thee. 17 And thou shalt 
make a ^" mercy-seat of pure gold : 
two cubits and a half shall he the 
length thereof, and a cubit and a 
half the breadth thereof. 18 And 
thou shalt make two cherubim of 

3 Or, hcavc-offering 7 Heb. dwelling. 

* Or, cotton ^- Or, rim Or, moulding 

5 Or, porpoise-skins ^ Heb. rib. 

c Or, beryl i" Or, covering 



77 



25.19 



EXODUS 



26.6 



The Table of Showbread. The Candlestick. Cartains of the Tabernacle 



gold ; of ^ beaten work shalt thou 
make them, at the two ends of 
the mercy-seat. 1 9 And make one 
cherub at the one end, and one 
cherub at the other end : ^ of 
one piece with the mercy-seat shall 
ye make the cherubim on the two 
ends thereof. 20 And "the cheru- 
bim shall spread out their wings on 
high, covering the mercy-seat with 
their wings, with their faces one to 
another; toward the mercy-seat 
shall the faces of the cherubim be. 
21 And thou shalt put the mercy- 
seat above upon the ark ; and in 
the ark thou shalt put the testi- 
mony that I shall give thee. 22 
And * there I will meet with thee, 
and I will commune with thee 
from above the mercy-seat, from 
between the two cherubim which 
are upon the ark of the testimony, 
of all things which I will give thee 
in commandment unto the children 
of Israel. 

23 ''And thou shalt make a table 
of acacia wood : two cubits shall be 
the length thereof, and a cubit the 
breadth thereof, and a cubit and a 
half the height thereof. 24 And 
thou shalt overlay it with pure 
gold, and make thereto a ** crown 
of gold round about. 25 And thou 
shalt make unto it a border of a 
handbreadth round about ; and 
thou shalt make a golden crown 
to the border thereof round about. 
26 And thou shalt make for it four 
rings of gold, and put the rings in 
the four corners that are on the 
four feet thereof. 27 Close by the 
border shall the rings be, for places 
for the staves to bear the table. 
28 And thou shalt make the staves 
of acacia wood, and overlay them 
with gold, that the table may be 
borne with them. 29 And thou 
shalt make the dishes thereof, and 
the spoons thereof, and the flagons 
thereof, and the bowls thereof, 
wherewith to pour out : of pure 
gold shalt thou make them. 30 
And thou shalt set upon the table 
^* showbread before me alway. 

31 -^And thou shalt make a candle- 
stick of pure gold : of ^ beaten work 
shall the candlestick be made, even 
its ■^base, and its shaft ; its cups, its 
knops, and its flowers, shall be ^ of 
one piece with it : 32 and there 
shall be six branches going out of 

1 Or, turned 2 Heb. out of the mercy-scat. 

3 Or, Presenc-hread * Heb. thigh. 

6 Heb. out of the same. 



" 1 K. 8. 7 ; 

Heb. 9. 5 
6 ch. 29. 42, 

43 ; 30. 6, 36 
" ch. 37. 10-16 
d ver. 11 
« ch. 39. 36 ; 

40. 23; Lev. 

24. 6-9 
/ch. 37. 17- 

24 



^ Heb. 8. 6 


/i ver. 9 


»■ ch. 36. 8-19 



the sides thereof; three branches 
of the candlestick out of the one 
side thereof, and three branches of 
the candlestick out of the other side 
thereof : 33 three cups made like 
almond-blossoms in one branch, a 
knop and a flower ; and three cups 
macfe like almond-blossoms in the 
other branch, a knop and a flower : 
so for the six branches going out 
of the candlestick: 34 and in the 
candlestick four cups made like 
almond-blossoms, the knops there- 
of, and the flowers thereof ; 35 and 
a knop under two branches ^ of one 
piece with it, and a knop under two 
branches ^ of one piece with it, and 
a knop under two branches ^ of one 
piece with it, for the six branches 
going out of the candlestick. 36 
Their knops and their branches 
shall be ^ of one piece with it ; the 
whole of it one ^beaten work of 
pure gold. 37 And thou shalt 
make the lamp.s thereof, seven : 
and they shall *^light the lamps 
thereof, to give light over against 
it. 38 And the snuffers thereof, 
and the snuffdishes thereof, shall 
be of pure gold. 39 Of a talent 
of pure gold shall it be made, with 
all these vessels. 40 And '-> see that 
thou make them ''after their pat- 
tern, which hath been showed thee 
in the mount. 

O /Z^ * Moreover thou shalt make 
-^ vJ the tabernacle with ten cur- 
tains; of fine twined linen, and 
blue, and purple, and scarlet, with 
cherubim the work of the skilful 
workman shalt thou make them. 
2 The length of each curtain shall 
be eight and twenty cubits, and 
the breadth of each curtain four 
cubits : all the curtains shall have 
one measure. 3 Five curtains shall 
be coupled together one to another ; 
and the other five curtains shall be 
coupled one to another. 4 And 
thou shalt make loops of blue upon 
the edge of the one curtain "^ from 
the selvedge in the coupling ; and 
likewise shalt thou make in the 
edge of the curtain that is outmost 
in the second ^coupling. 5 Fifty 
loops shalt thou make in the one 
curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou 
make in the edge of the curtain 
that is in the second ^coupling; 
the loops shall be opposite one to 
another. 6 And thou shalt make 
fifty clasps of gold, and couple the 



6 Or, set up 

"! Or, that is outmost in the first set 



8 Or, set 



78 



26.7 



EXODUS 



26. 37 



Gnrtains of the Tabernarle. Boards and Bars of the Tabernacle. The Veil and the Screen 



curtains one to another with the 
clasps : and the tabernacle shall be 
one whole. 

7 And thou shalt make curtains 
of goats' liair for a tent over the 
tabernacle : eleven curtains shalt 
thou make them. 8 The length of 
each curtain shall be thirty cubits, 
and the breadth of each curtain 
four cubits : the eleven curtains 
shall have one measure. 9 And 
thou shalt couple five curtains by 
themselves, and six curtains by 
themselves, and shalt double over 
the sixth curtain in the forefront 
of the tent. 10 And thou shalt 
make fifty loops on the edge of the 
one curtain that is outmost in the 
^coupling, and fifty loops upon 
the edge of the curtain which is 
outmost in the second ^coupling. 
1 1 And thou shalt make fifty clasps 
of brass, and put the clasps into the 
loops, and couple the tent together, 
that it may be one. 12 And the 
overhanging part that remaineth 
of the curtains of the tent, the half 
curtain that remaineth, shall hang 
over the back of the tabernacle. 
13 And the cubit on the one side, 
and the cubit on the other side, of 
that which remaineth in the length 
of the curtains of the tent, shall 
hang over the sides of the taber- 
nacle on this side and on that side, 
to cover it. 14 And thou shalt 
make a covering for the tent of 
rams' skins dyed red, and a cover- 
ing of ^ sealskins above. 

15 And thou shalt make "the 
boards for the tabernacle of acacia 
wood, standing up. 16 Ten cubits 
shall be the length of a board, and 
a cubit and a half the breadth of 
each board. 17 Two tenons shall 
there be in each board, •* joined one 
to another : thus shalt thou make 
for all the boards of the tabernacle. 
1 8 And thou shalt make the boards 
for the tabernacle, twenty boards 
for the south side southward. 19 
And thou shalt make forty sockets 
of silver under the twenty boards ; 
two sockets under one board for its 
two tenons, and two sockets under 
another board for its two tenons : 
20 and for the second side of the 
tabernacle, on the north side, 
twenty boards, 21 and their forty 
sockets of silver ; two sockets under 
one board, and two sockets under 
another board. 22 And for the 



1 Or, first ; 

2 Or, set 



3 Or, porjwise- skins 
* Or, mortised 



" ch. 36. 20- 
34 



^ ch. 25. 9 



<= ch. 36. 35- 
38 ; Mt. 27. 
51 ; Heb. 
9. 3 



hinder part of the tabernacle west- 
ward thou shalt make six boards. 
23 And two boards shalt thou 
make for the corners of the tab- 
ernacle in the hinder part. 24 And 
they shall be double beneath, and 
in like manner they shall be entire 
unto the top thereof unto ^one 
ring: thus shall it be for them 
both; they shall be for the two 
corners. 25 And there shall be 
eight boards, and their sockets of 
silver, sixteen sockets ; two sockets 
under one board, and two sockets 
under another board. 

26 And thou shalt make bars of 
acacia wood; five for the boards 
of the one side of the tabernacle, 
27 and five bars for the boards of 
the other side of the tabernacle, 
and five bars for the boards of the 
side of the tabernacle, for the 
hinder part westward. 28 And 
the middle bar in the midst of the 
boards shall pass through from end 
to end. 29 And thou shalt over- 
lay the boards with gold, and make 
their rings of gold for places for 
the bars : and thou shalt over- 
lay the bars with gold. 30 And 
thou shalt rear up the tabernacle 
* according to the fashion thereof 
which hath been showed thee in 
the mount. 

31 And thou shalt make ''a veil 
of blue, and purple, and scarlet, 
and fine twined linen : with cheru- 
bim the work of the skilful work- 
man shall it be made : 32 and thou 
shalt hang it upon four pillars of 
acacia overlaid with gold ; their 
hooks shall he of gold, upon four 
sockets of silver. 33 And thou 
shalt hang up the veil under the 
clasps, and shalt bring in thither 
within the veil the ark of the testi- 
mony: and the veil shall separate 
unto you between the holy place 
and the most holy. 34 And thou 
shalt put the mercy-seat upon the 
ark of the testimony in the most 
holy place. 35 And thou shalt set 
the table without the veil, and the 
candlestick over against the table 
on the side of the tabernacle toward 
the south : and thou shalt put the 
table on the north side. 

36 And thou shalt make a screen 
for the door of the Tent, of blue, 
and purple, and scarlet, and fine 
twined linen, the work of the 
embroiderer. 37 And thou vshalt 
make for the screen five pillars of 

5 Or, the first 



79 



27.1 



EXODUS 



28.6 



The Altar of Bnrnt-offcring. Tlie Court and the Lamp. Aaron's Garments 



acacia, and overlay them with 
gold ; their hooks shall be of gold : 
and thou shalt cast five sockets of 
brass for them. 

O ^ And thou shalt make "the 
w I altar of acacia ^yood, five 
cubits long, and five cubits broad ; 
the altar shall be four-square : and 
the height thereof shall be three 
cubits. 2 And thou shalt make 
the horns of it upon the four cor- 
ners thereof; the horns thereof 
shall be of one piece with it : and 
thou shalt overlay it with brass. 
3 And thou shalt make its pots to 
take away its ashes, and its shov- 
els, and its basins, and its flesh- 
hooks, and its firepans : all the 
vessels thereof thou shalt make of 
brass. 4 And thou shalt make for 
it a grating of network of brass ; 
and upon the net shalt thou make 
four brazen rings in the four ^ cor- 
ners thereof. 5 And thou shalt 
put it under the ledge round the 
altar beneath, that the net may 
reach halfway up the altar. 6 And 
thou shalt make staves for the 
altar, staves of acacia wood, and 
overlay them with brass. 7 And 
the staves thereof shall be put into 
the rings, and the staves shall be 
upon the two " sides of the altar, 
in bearing it. 8 Hollow with 
planks shalt thou make it: as it 
hath been showed thee in the 
mount, so shall they make it. 

9 And thou shalt make ^the 
court of the tabernacle : for the 
south side southward there shall 
be hangings for the court of fine 
twined linen a hundred cubits long 
for one side : 10 and the pillars 
thereof shall be twenty, and their 
sockets twenty, of brass ; the hooks 
of the pillars and their fillets shall 
be of silver. 11 And likewise for 
the north side in length there shall 
be hangings a hundred cubits long, 
and the pillars thereof twenty, 
and their sockets twenty, of brass ; 
the hooks of the pillars, and their 
fillets, of silver. 12 And for the 
breadth of the court on the west 
side shall be hangings of fifty 
cubits ; their pillars ten, and their 
sockets ten. 13 And the breadth 
of the court on the east side east- 
ward shall be fifty cubits. 14 The 
hangings for the one side of the 
gate shall be fifteen cubits ; their 
pillars three, and their sockets 
three. 15 And for the other side 

1 Keb. ends. 2 Heb. ribs. 



"■ ch. 38. 1-7 
b ch. 38. 9-20 



" ch. 35. 8, 
28; Lev. 
24. 1-4 

d ch. 2.5. 22 ; 
29. 42 ; 30. 



Ps. 99. 6 ; 
Heb. 5. 4 



/ch. 24. 1,9 



^ ch. 25. 3 
ft ch. 39. 2-7 

80 



shall be hangings of fifteen cubits ; 
their pillars three, and their sock- 
ets three. 16 And for the gate 
of the court shall be a screen of 
twenty cubits, of blue, and purple, 
and scarlet, and fine twined linen, 
the work of the embroiderer ; their 
pillars four, and their sockets four. 
17 All the pillars of the court 
round about shall be filleted with 
silver ; their hooks of silver, and 
their sockets of brass. 18 The 
length of the court shall be a hun- 
dred cubits, and the breadth fifty 
every where, and the height five 
cubits, of fine twined linen, and 
their sockets of brass. 19 All the 
instruments of the tabernacle in 
all the service thereof, and all the 
pins thereof, and all the pins of 
the court, shall be of brass. 

20 And thou shalt command the 
children of Israel, that they bring 
unto thee ''pure olive oil beaten 
for the light, ^to cause a lamp to 
burn continually. 21 In the ** tent 
of meeting, without the veil which 
is before the testimony, Aaron and 
his sons shall keep it in order from 
evening to morning before Jeho- 
vah : it shall be a statute for ever 
throughout their generations "^on 
the behalf of the children of Israel. 
O O And "bring thou near unto 
w O thee Aaron thy brother, and 
his sons with him, from among the 
children of Israel, that he may 
minister unto me in the priest's 
office, even Aaron, -^Nadab and 
Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, 
Aaron's sons. 2 And thou shalt 
make holy garments for Aaron thy 
brother, for glory and for beauty. 
3 And thou shalt speak unto all 
that are wise-hearted, whom I 
have filled with the spirit of wis- 
dom, that they make Aaron's gar- 
ments to sanctify him, that he may 
minister unto me in the priest's 
office. 4 And these are the gar- 
ments which they shall make : a 
breastplate, and an ephod, and a 
robe, and a coat of checker work, 
a ^ mitre, and a girdle : and they 
shall make holy garments for 
Aaron thy brother, and his sons, 
that he may minister unto me in 
the priest's office. 5 And they 
shall take ^ the gold, and the blue, 
and the purple, and the scarlet, 
and the fine linen. 

6 And they shall make ^the 

3 Or, to set np a lamp continually 
* Or, from s Or, turban 



28.7 



EXODUS 



28.33 



The Ephod and the Breastplate. Robe of the Ephod 



ephod of gold, of blue, and purple, 
scarlet, and fine twined linen, the 
work of the skilful workman. 7 It 
shall have two shoulder-pieces 
joined to the two ends thereof, 
that it may be joined together. 

8 And the skilfully woven band, 
which is upon it, wherewith to 
gird it on, shall be like the work 
thereof and of the same piece ; of 
gold, of blue, and purple, and 
scarlet, and fine twined linen. 

9 And thou shalt take two ^ onyx 
stones, and grave on them the 
names of the children of Israel : 

10 six of their names on the one 
stone, and the names of the six 
that remain on the other stone, 
according to their birth. 1 1 With 
the work of an engraver in stone, 
like the engravings of a signet, 
shalt thou engrave the two stones, 
according to the names of the 
children of Israel : thou shalt make 
them to be inclosed in settings of 
gold. 12 And thou shalt put the 
two stones upon the shoulder- 
pieces of the ephod, to be stones 
of memorial for the children of 
Israel : and Aaron shall bear their 
names^ before Jehovah upon his 
two shoulders for a memorial. 
13 "And thou shalt make settings 
of gold, 14 and two chains of pure 
gold; like cords shalt thou make 
them, of wreathen work : and thou 
shalt put the wreathen chains on 
the settings. 

1 5 And thou shalt make a breast- 
plate of judgment, the work of 
the skilful workmen ; like the work 
of the ephod thou shalt make it ; 
of gold, of blue, and purple, and 
scarlet, and fine twined linen, 
shalt thou make it. 16 Four- 
square it shall be and double ; a 
span shall be the length thereof, 
and a span the breadth thereof. 

17 And thou shalt set in it set- 
tings of stones, four rows of stones : 
a row of ^sardius, topaz, and ^car- 
buncle shall be the first row; 

1 8 and the second row an '^emerald, 
a sapphire, and a ^ diamond ; 

19 and the third row a ^jacinth, 
an agate, and an amethyst ; 20 and 
the fourth row a '^ beryl, and an 
^onyx, and a jasper: they shall 
be inclosed in gold in their set- 
tings. 21 And the stones shall be 
according to the names of the chil- 

1 Or, heryl 5 Or, snrdonyx 

2 Or, ruby ^ Or, amber 

3 Or, emerald 1 Or, chalcedony 
* Or, carbuncle 

6 



ch. 



t ch. 39. 22- 
20 



dren of Israel, twelve, according 
to their names ; like the engravings 
of a signet, every one according to 
his name, they shall be for the 
twelve tribes. 22 And thou shalt 
make upon the breastplate chains 
like cords, of wreathen work of 
pure gold. 23 And thou shalt 
make upon the breastplate two 
rings of gold, and shalt put the 
two rings on the two ends of the 
breastplate. 24 And thou shalt 
put the two wreathen chains of 
gold in the two rings at the ends 
of the breastplate. 25 And the 
other two ends of the two wreathen 
chains thou shalt put on the two 
settings, and put them on the 
shoulder-pieces of the ephod in the 
forepart thereof. 26 And thou 
shalt make two rings of gold, and 
thou shalt put them upon the two 
ends of the breastplate, upon the 
edge thereof, which is toward the 
side of the ephod inward. 27 And 
thou shalt make two rings of gold, 
and shalt put them on the two 
shoulder-pieces of the ephod under- 
neath, in the forepart thereof, 
close by the coupling thereof, 
above the skilfully woven band of 
the ephod. 28 And they shall 
bind the breastplate by the rings 
thereof unto the rings of the ephod 
with a lace of blue, that it may be 
upon the skilfully woven band of 
the ephod, and that the breast- 
plate be not loosed from the ephod. 
29 And Aaron shall bear the 
names of the children of Israel in 
the breastplate of judgment upon 
his heart, when he goeth in unto 
the holy place, for a memorial 
before Jehovah continually. 30 
And thou shalt put in the breast- 
plate of judgment ^ the Urim and 
the Thummim ; and they shall be 
upon Aaron's heart, when he goeth 
in before Jehovah : and Aaron 
shall bear the judgment of the chil- 
dren of Israel upon his heart be- 
fore Jehovah continually. 

31 *And thou shalt make the 
robe of the ephod all of blue. 32 
And ^it shall have a hole for the 
head in the midst thereof : it shall 
have a binding of woven work 
round about the hole of it, as it 
were the hole of a coat of mail, 
that it be not rent. 33 And upon 
the skirts of it thou shalt make 
pomegranates of blue, and of 

8 That is, the Lights and the Perfectiojis. 

9 Or, there shall be a hole in the top of it 



81 



28.34 



EXODUS 



29.18 



Aaron's Golden Plate, Coat, and Hitre. The Priests' fiarments. Their Consecration 



purple, and of scarlet, round about 
the skirts thereof; and bells of 
gold between them round about : 
34 a golden bell and a pomegran- 
ate, a golden bell and a pomegran- 
ate, upon the skirts of the robe 
round about. 35 And it shall be 
upon Aaron to minister : and the 
sound thereof shall be heard when 
he goeth in unto the holy place be- 
fore Jehovah, and when he cometh 
out, that he die not. 

36 And thou shalt make "" a plate 
of pure gold, and grave upon it, 
like the engravings of a signet. 
Holy to Jehovah. 37 And thou 
shalt put it on a lace of blue, and 
it shall be upon the ^ mitre ; upon 
the forefront of the ^ mitre it shall 
be. 38 And it shall be upon 
Aaron's forehead, and Aaron shall 
bear *the iniquity of the holy 
things, which the children of 
Israel shall hallow in all their holy 
gifts ; and it shall be always upon 
his forehead, that they may be ac- 
cepted before Jehovah. 39 And 
thou shalt weave ''the coat in 
checker work of '^fine linen, and 
thou shalt make a ^ mitre of ^fine 
linen, and thou shalt make a girdle, 
the work of the embroiderer. 

40 And for Aaron's sons thou 
shalt make coats, and thou shalt 
make for them girdles, and '^head- 
tires shalt thou make for them, for 
glory and for beauty. 41 And 
thou shalt put them upon Aaron 
thy brother, and upon his sons 
with him, and shalt anoint them, 
and ^ consecrate them, and sanctify 
them, that they may minister unto 
me in the priest's office. 42 And 
thou shalt make them ^ linen 
breeches to cover the flesh of their 
nakedness ; from the loins even 
unto the thighs they shall reach : 
43 and they shall be upon Aaron, 
and upon his sons, when they go 
in unto the tent of meeting, or 
■^when they corne near unto the 
altar to minister in the holy place ; 
that they bear not iniquity, and 
die: it shall be a statute for ever 
unto him and unto his seed after 
him. 

r>Q ^And this is the thing 
^ \j that thou shalt do unto 
them to hallow them, to minister 
unto me in the priest's office : take 
one young bullock and two rams 
without blemish, 2 and ''unleav- 
ened bread, and cakes unleavened 

'^Oty turban "i Or, silk ^ fieb. fill their hand. 



" ch. 39. 30, 

31 
6 Lev. 10. 17 ; 

22. 16 ; 

Num. 18. 1 
" ch. 39. 27- 

29 
dch. 29. 9; 

3'J. 28 ; 

Lev. 8. 13 
" ch. 39. 28 
/ ch. 20. 26 
^ Lev. 8. 1-34 
'' Lev. 6. 19- 

23 



' ch. 28. 39 
fc ch. 28. 31 
' ch. 28. C 
"* ch. 28. 1.5 
" ch. 28. 8 



° ch. 28. 4, 39 

P ch. 28. 36, 
37 ; Lev. 
8. 9 

9 Ps. 133. 2 



"" ch. 28. 39 
' ch. 28. 40 



< ch. 40. 15 : 
Num. 3. 
10 ; 18. 7 ; 
25. 13 ; 
Dt. 18. 5 



mingled with oil, and wafers un- 
leavened anointed with oil : of fine 
wheaten flour shalt thou make 
them. 3 And thou shalt put them 
into one basket, and bring them in 
the basket, with the bullock and 
the two rams. 4 And Aaron and 
his sons thou shalt bring unto the 
door of the tent of meeting, and 
shalt wash them with water. 5 
And thou shalt take the garments, 
and put upon Aaron the * coat, and 
*the robe of the ephod, and Hhe 
ephod, and ""the breastplate, and 
gird him with the skilfully " woven 
band of the ephod ; 6 and thou 
shalt set the ^ "mitre upon his head, 
and put ^ the holy crown upon the 
^ mitre. ^ 7 Then shalt thou take 
^ the anointing oil, and pour it upon 
his head, and anoint him. 8 And 
thou shalt bring his sons, and put 
''coats upon them. 9 And thou 
shalt gird them with /girdles, 
Aaron and his sons, and bind head- 
tires on them : and they shall have 
Hhe priesthood by a perpetual 
statute : and thou shalt consecrate 
Aaron and his sons. 

10 And thou shalt bring the 
bullock before the tent of meeting : 
and Aaron and his sons shall lay 
their hands upon the head of the 
bullock. 11 And thou shalt kill 
the bullock before Jehovah, at the 
door of the tent of meeting. 12 
And thou shalt take of the blood 
of the bullock, and put it upon the 
horns of the altar with thy finger ; 
and thou shalt pour out all the 
blood at the base of the altar. 13 
And thou shalt take all the fat that 
covereth the inwards, and the caul 
upon the liver, and the two kid- 
neys, and the fat that is upon 
them, and burn them upon the 
altar. 14 But the flesh of the bul- 
lock, and its skin, and its dung, 
shalt thou burn with fire without 
the camp : it is a '^ sin-offering. 

1 5 Thou shalt also take the one 
ram ; and Aaron and his sons shall 
lay their hands upon the head of 
the ram. 16 And thou shalt slay 
the ram, and thou shalt take its 
blood, and sprinkle it round about 
upon the altar. 1 7 And thou shalt 
cut the ram into its pieces, and 
wash its inwards, and its legs, and 
put them ^ with its pieces, and ^ with 
its head. 18 And thou shalt burn 
the whole ram upon the altar : it is 
a burnt-offering unto Jehovah ; it 



* Heb. sin. 



° Or, upon 



29.19 



EXODUS 



29.42 



Consecratory Sacrifices for the Priests. The Daily Offerings 



is a sweet savor, an offering made 
by fire unto Jehovah. 

1 9 And thou shaft take the other 
ram ; and Aaron and his sons shali 
fay their hands upon the head of 
the ram. 20 Tlien shaft thou l5:iff 
the ram, and take of its biood, and 
put it upon the tip of tfie right ear 
of Aaron, and upon the tip of the 
right ear of his sons, and upon the 
thumb of tiieir right hand, and 
upon the great toe of tlieir right 
foot, and sprinfife the biood upon 
the aftar round about. 2i And 
thou shaft talie of the bf ood that is 
upon the aftar, and of the anointing 
oif , and sprinkie it upon Aaron, and 
upon his garments, and upon his 
sons, and upon tiie garments of his 
sons with him : and he shaf f be haf- 
lowed, and his garments, and his 
sons, and his sons' garments with 
him. 22 Afso thou shaft take of 
the ram the fat, and the fat taif, 
and the fat that covereth the in- 
wards, and the cauf of the fiver, 
and tfie two kidneys, and the fat 
that is upon them, and the right 
^ thigh (for it is a ram of consecra- 
tion), 23 and one foaf of bread, 
and one cake of oifed bread, and 
one wafer, out of tiie basket of 
unfeavened bread that is before 
Jehovah : 24 and thou siiaft put 
ttie whofe upon the hands of Aaron, 
and upon tfie hands of his sons, 
and shaft wave them for a wave- 
offering before Jeiiovafi. 25 And 
thou shaft take them from their 
hands, and burn them on the aftar 
upon the burnt-offering, for a sweet 
savor before Jehovah : it is an offer- 
ing made by fire unto Jehovah. 

26 And thou shaft take "the 
breast of Aaron's ram of consecra- 
tion, and wave it for a wave-offer- 
ing before Jehovah : and it shaff be 
thy portion. 27 And thou shaft 
sanctify the breast of the wave- 
offering, and the Hhigh of the 
heave-offering, which is waved, and 
which is heaved up, of the ram of 
consecration, even of that which is 
for Aaron, and of that which is for 
his sons: 28 and it shaff be for 
Aaron and his sons as their portion 
for ever from the chiidren of Israei ; 
for it is a heave-offering : and it 
shaff be a heave-offering from the 
chifdren of Israef of the sacrifices 
of tlieir peace-offerings, even their 
heave-offering unto Jehovah. 

29 And the hofy garments of 

1 Or, shoulder 



Lev. 7. 31- 
34 



Lev. 2 
10, 13 



ch. 12. 10; 
23. 18 ; 34. 



rfLev. 



« Num. 28. 
3-31; 29. 
G-38 



Aaron shaff be for his sons after 
fiim, to be anointed in them, and 
to be consecrated in them. 30 
Seven days shalf the son tfiat is 
priest in his stead put them on, 
when he cometfi into the tent of 
meeting to minister in tfie hofy 
pface. 

31 And thou shaft tak:e the ram 
of consecration, and boii its flesh 
in a hofy pface. 32 And Aaron 
and his sons shaff eat the flesh of 
the ram, and the bread that is in 
the basket, at the door of the tent 
of meeting. 33 And they shaff eat 
tfiose things wherewith atonement 
was made, to consecrate and to 
sanctify them : but * a stranger 
shaff not eat thereof, because they 
are hofy. 34 And ''if aught of the 
flesh of the consecration, or of the 
bread, remain unto tiie morning, 
then thou sfiaf t burn tfie remainder 
with fire : it shaff not be eaten, 
because it is hofy. 

35 And thus shaft tfiou do unto 
Aaron, and to his sons, according 
to aff that I have commanded 
thee : ^ seven days shaft thou con- 
secrate them. 36 And every day 
shaft thou offer the buffock of sin- 
offering for atonement : and thou 
shaft ^ cfeanse the altar, when thou 
makest atonement for it ; and thou 
sfiaft anoint it, to sanctify it. 37 
Seven days thou shaft make atone- 
ment for tfie aftar, and sanctify it : 
and the aftar shaff be most fiofy ; 
^whatsoever toucheth the aftar shaff 
be hofy. 

38 Now this is that which thou 
shaft offer upon the altar : " two 
lambs a year old day by day con- 
tinually. 39 The one lamb thou 
shalt offer in the morning ; and 
tfie other lamb thou shalt offer 
^at even: 40 and with the one 
lamb a tenth part of an ej)hah of 
fine flour mingled with the fourth 
part of a hin of beaten oif ; and 
the fourth part of a fiin of wine 
for a drink-offering. 4i And the 
other famb thou shaft offer ^at 
even, and shaft do thereto accord- 
ing to tfie meaf-offering of the 
morningj and according to the 
drink-offering thereof, for a sweet 
savor, an offering made by fire 
unto Jehovah. 42 It shaff be a 
continuaf burnt-offering through- 
out your generations at the door 

2 Or, vurqe the altar, by thy makinrj atonement 

3 Or. v)hosoever 

* Heb. between the two evenings. 



83 



29.43 



EXODUS 



30.23 



The Altar of Incense. The Atonement Money. The Brazen Laver 



of the tent of meeting bef9re 
Jehovah, where I will meet with 
you, to speak there unto thee. 
43 And there I will meet with 
the children of Israel; and the 
Tent shall be sanctified by my 
glory. 44 And I will sanctify 
the tent of meeting, and the 
altar : Aaron also and his sons 
will I sanctify, to minister to me 
in the priest's office. 45 And "I 
will dwell among the children of 
Israel, and will be their God. 
46 And they shall know that 
I am Jehovah their God, that 
brought them forth out of the 
land of Egypt, that I might 
dwell among them: I am Jeho- 
vah their God. 

O/^ And thou shalt make *an 
O V/ altar to burn incense upon : 
of acacia wood shalt thou make 
it. 2 A cubit shall be the length 
thereof, and a cubit the breadth 
thereof ; foursquare shall it be ; 
and two cubits shall be the height 
thereof: the horns thereof shall 
be of one piece with it. 3 And 
thou shalt overlay it with pure 
gold, the Hop thereof, and the 
^ sides thereof round about, and 
the horns thereof; and thou shalt 
make unto it a ^ crown of gold 
round about. 4 And tw^o golden 
rings shalt thou make for it under 
the crown thereof; upon the two 
ribs thereof, upon the two sides 
of it shalt thou make them ; and 
they shall be for places for staves 
wherewith to bear it. 5 And thou 
shalt make the staves of acacia 
wood, and overlay them with gold. 
6 And thou shalt put it before the 
veil that is by the ark of the testi- 
mony, before the mercy-seat that 
is over the testimony, where I will 
meet with thee. 7 And Aaron 
shall burn thereon incense of sweet 
spices : every morning, when he 
dresseth the lamps, he shall burn 
it. 8 And when Aaron "^lighteth 
the lamps ^ at even, he shall burn 
it, a perpetual incense before Jeho- 
vah throughout your generations. 

9 Ye shall offer no strange in- 
cense thereon, nor burnt-offering, 
nor meal-offering ; and ye shall 
pour no drink-offering thereon. 

10 And Aaron shall make atone- 
ment ®upon the horns of it once 
in the year ; with the blood of the 

1 Heb. roof. 2 Heb. vmlls. 

3 Or, rim Or, moulding 

* Or, settetk up Heb. causeth to ascend. 

5 Heb. between the two evenings. ^ Or, for 



"• ch. 25. 8 ; 
Num. 5. 3 
Dt. 12. n 

b ch. 37. 
25-29 



'^ ch. 38. 25, 
2C ; Num. 
1. 2 ; 26. 2 



dch. 



sin-offering of atonement once in 
the year snail he make atonement 
"for it throughout your genera- 
tions : it is most holy unto Jehovah. 

11 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 12 When thou tak- 
est Hhe sum of the children of 
Israel, according to those that 
are numbered of them, then shall 
they give every man a ransom 
for his soul unto Jehovah, when 
thou numberest them ; that there 
be no plague among them, when 
thou numberest them. 13 This 
they shall give, every one that 
passe th over unto them that are 
numbered : half a shekel after 
the shekel of the sanctuary (the 
shekel is twenty gerahs), naif a 
shekel for an offering to Jehovah. 
14 Every one that passeth over 
unto them that are numbered, 
from twenty years old and up- 
ward, shall give the offering of 
Jehovah. 15 The rich shall not 
give more, and the poor shall not 
give less, than the half shekel, 
when they give the offering of 
Jehovah, to make atonement for 
your souls. 16 And thou shalt 
take the atonement money from 
the children of Israel, and shalt 
appoint it for the service of the 
tent of meeting ; that it may be 
a memorial for the children of 
Israel before Jehovah, to make 
atonement for your souls. 

17 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 18 Thou shalt also 
make ''a laver of brass, and the 
base thereof of brass, whereat to 
wash. And thou shalt put it be- 
tween the tent of meeting and 
the altar, and thou shalt put 
water therein. 19 And Aaron 
and his sons shall wash their 
hands and their feet thereat : 
20 when they go into the tent of 
meeting, they shall wash with 
water, that they die not ; or when 
they come near to the _ altar to 
minister, to burn an offering made 
by fire unto Jehovah. 21 So they 
shall wash their hands and their 
feet, that they die not: and it 
shall be a statute for ever to 
them, even to him and to his 
seed throughout their generations. 

22 Moreover Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 23 Take thou also 
unto thee the chief spices : of flow- 
ing myrrh five hundred shekels, 
and 01 sweet cinnamon half so 

7 Or, upon 



84 



30.24 



EXODUS 



31.17 



The Anointing Oil. Tiie Incense. Bezalel and Olioliab called to do tlie woric. Observance of tlie 8abbatli 



much, even two hundred and fifty, 
and of sweet calamus two hundred 
and fifty, 24 and of ^ cassia five 
hundred, after the shekel of the 
sanctuary, and of olive oil a hin ; 
25 and thou shalt make it a holy 
anointing oil, a perfume com- 
pounded after the art of the 
perfumer : it shall be " a holy 
anointing oil. 26 And thou shalit 
anoint therewith the tent of 
meeting, and the ark of the 
testimony, 27 and the table and 
all the vessels thereof, and the 
candlestick and the vessels thereof, 
and the altar of incense, 28 and 
the altar of burnt-offering with all 
the vessels thereof, and the laver 
and the base thereof. 29 And 
thou shalt sanctify them, that they 
may be most holy : '^ whatsoever 
toucheth them shall be holy. -30 
And thou shalt anoint Aaron and 
his sons, and sanctify them, that 
they may minister unto me in the 
priest's office. 31 And thou shalt 
speak unto the children of Israel, 
saying. This shall be a holy anoint- 
ing oil unto me throughout your 
generations. 32 Upon the flesh of 
man shall it not be poured, neither 
shall ye make any like it, accord- 
ing to the composition thereof : it 
is holy, and it shall be holy unto 
you. 33 Whosoever compoundeth 
any like it, or whosoever putteth 
any of it upon a stranger, he shall 
be cut off from his people. 

34 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Take unto thee sweet spices, ^stacte, 
and onycha, and galbanum ; sweet 
spices with pure frankincense : of 
each shall there be a like weight ; 
35 and thou shalt make of it in- 
cense, a perfume after the art of 
the perfumer, ^ seasoned with salt, 
pure and holy: 36 and thou shalt 
beat some of it very small, and put 
of it before the testimony in the 
tent of meeting, where I will meet 
with thee: it shall be unto you 
most holy. 37 And the incense 
which thou shalt make, according 
to the composition thereof ye shall 
not make for yourselves : it shall 
be unto thee holy for Jehovah. 
38 Whosoever shall make like unto 
that, to smell thereof, he shall be 
cut off from his people. 
O^ ^And Jehovah spake untojj?^ 
O J_ Moses, saying, 2 See, I have 
called by name Bezalel the son of 



" ch. 37. 29 ; 

40. 9; Lev. 

8. 10 
6 ch. 35. 

30-36. 1 



Lev. 24. 4 



ver. 17 ; 
Ezek. 20. 
12,20 



/ ver. 15 ; 
ch. 35. 2 ; 
Num. 15. 
32, 35 ; 
Jn. 7. 23 



9 ch. 16. 23 ; 
35. 2, 3 



1 Or, costus 
8 Or, whosoever 



3 Or, opobalsamum 
* Or, tempered together 



fcch. 20. 11; 
Gen. 2. 2, c 



85 



Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of 
Judah : 3 and I have filled him 
with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, 
and in understanding, and in knowl- 
edge, and in all nianner of work- 
manship, 4 to devise skilful works, 
to work in gold, and in silver, and 
in brass, 5 and in cutting of stones 
for setting, and in carving of wood, 
to work in all manner of workman- 
ship. 6 And I, behold, I have ap- 
pointed with him Oholiab, the son 
of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan ; 
and in the hearts of all that are 
wise-hearted I have put wisdom, 
that they may make all that I have 
commanded thee : 7 the tent of 
meeting, and the ark of the testi- 
mony, and the mercy-seat that is 
thereupon, and all the furniture of 
the Tent, 8 and the table and its 
vessels, and the ''pure candlestick 
with all its vessels, and the altar 
of incense, 9 and the altar of 
burnt-offering with all its vessels. 
and the laver and its base, 10 and 
the finely wrought garments, and 
the holy garments for Aaron the 
priest, and the garments of his 
sons, to minister in the priest's 
office, 11 and the anointing oil, 
and the incense of sweet spices 
for the holy place : according to 
all that I have commanded thee 
shall they do. 

^ 12 And Jehovah spake unto 
-Moses, saying, 13 Speak thou also 
unto the children of Israel, saying, 
'' Verily ye shall keep my sabbaths : 
for it is '' a sign between me and 
you throughout your generations ; 
^:that ye may know that I am Je- 
4hovan who sanctifieth you. 14 Ye 
shall keep the sabbath therefore; 
for it is holy unto you : -^ every one 
that profaneth it shall surely be 
put to death ; for whosoever doeth 
any work therein, that soul shall 
be cut off from among his people. 
15 Six days shall work be done; 
but on the seventh day is a ^sab- 
bath of solemn rest, holy to Je- 
4=hovah ; ''whosoever doeth any work 
on the sabbath day, he shall surely 
be put to death. 16 Wherefore the 
children of Israel shall keep the 
sabbath, to observe the sabbath 
throughout their generations, for 
a perpetual covenant. 1 7 * It is a 
sign between me and the children 
of Israel for ever : '^ for in six days 
i Jehovah made heaven and earth, 
J. and on the seventh day he rested, 
4 and was refreshed. 



31.18 



EXODUS 



32.24 



Moses receives the Two Tables. Aaron makes a Golden Calf. The Anger of Moses 



18 And he gave unto Moses, ■■ 
when he had made an end of com- 
muning with him upon mount Sinai, ' 
«the two tables of the testimony, 
tables of stone, * written with the 
finger of God. 
Q r> And when the people saw 

^ that Moses " delayed to come 
down from the mount, the people 
gathered themselves together unto 
Aaron, and said unto him, Up, 
'^make us ^gods, which shall go 
before us ; for as for ^ this Moses, 
the man that brought us up out of 
the land of Egypt, we know not 
what is become of him. 2 And 
Aaron said unto them, -^ Break off 
the golden rings, which are in the 
ears of your wives, of your sons, 
and of your daughters, and bring 
them unto me. 3 And all the peo- 
ple brake off the golden rings which 
were in their ears, and brought 
them unto Aaron. 4 And he re- 
ceived it at their hand, and 
fashioned it with a graving tool, 
and made it a '^ molten calf : and 
they said, "^ These are thy gods, O 
Israel, which brought thee up out 
of the land of Egypt. 5 And when 
Aaron saw this, he built an altar 
before it ; and Aaron made procla- 
mation, and said. To-morrow shall 
be a feast to Jehovah. 6 And 
they rose up early on the morrow, 
and ''offered burnt-offerings, and 
brought peace-offerings ; and Hhe 
people sat down to eat and to drink, 
and rose up * to play. 

7 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, 
Go, get thee down ; for thy people, 
that ' thou broughtest up out of the 
land of Egypt, have corrupted 
themselves : 8 they have turned 
aside quickly out of the way which 

1 commanded them : they have made 
them a molten calf, and have wor- 
shipped it, and ™ have sacrificed 
unto it, and said. These are thy 
gods, O Israel, which brought thee 
up out of the land of Egypt. 9 " And 
Jehovah said unto Moses, I have 
seen this people, and, behold, it 
is a " stiffnecked people : 1 now 
therefore ^ let me alone, that my 
wrath may wax hot against them, 
and that I may consume them : 
and I will make of thee a great 
nation. 11 And ^ Moses besought 
Jehovah his God, and said, Jeho- 
vah, why doth thy wrath wax hot 
against thy people, that thou hast 
brought forth out of the land of 



Or, a yod 



2 Or, Th%$ is thy God 



" ch. 24. 12 
6 ch. 32. 15, 

16 ; 34. 1, 28 
<^ ch. 24. 18 ; 

Dt. 9. 11, 12 
d Acts 7. 40 
« ch. 14. 11 
/ch. 35. 22 
» Dt. 9. 16 ; 

Acts 7. 41 
h Acts 7. 41 
i 1 Cor. 10. 7 
k ver. 17-19 ; 

Num. 25. 2 
' ver. 4, 11 ; 

Dt. 9. 12 
"'' ch. 22. 20 ; 

34. 16 ; 

Dt. 32. 17 
^ Num. 14. 

11-20 
° ch. 33. 3, 5 ; 

34. 9 ; Acts 

7.51 
P Dt. 9. 14 
3 Dt. 9. 18 



>" Dt. 9. 28 ; 

Josh. 7. 9 
* Gen. 22. 

16-18 
t Gen. 15. 5 ; 

26. 4 
" ch. 13. 5, 

11 ; 33. 1 
" Ps. 106. 45 
^ Dt. 9. 16 
y ch. 31. 18 



* ver. 6 
« Dt. 9. 17 
& Dt. 9. 21 



" Dt. 9. 24 
d ver. 1-4 



Egypt with great power and with 
a mighty hand*? 12 Wherefore 
should "■ the Egyptians speak, say- 
ing. For evil did he bring them 
forth, to slay them in the moun- 
tains, and to consume them from 
the face of the earth 1 Turn from 
thy fierce wrath, and repent of 
this evil against thy people. 13 
Remember Abraham, Isaac, and 
Israel, thy servants, to whom thou 
^swarest by thine own self, and 
saidst unto them, I will multiply 
your seed * as the stars of heaven, 
and "all this land that I have 
spoken of will I give unto your 
seed, and they shall inherit it for 
ever. 14 "And Jehovah repented 
of the evil which he said he would 
do unto his people. 

15 "= And Moses turned, and went 
down from the mount, with the 
two tables of the testimony in his 
hand ; ^ tables that were written on 
both their sides ; on the one side 
and on the other were they written. 
16 And the tables wcire the work 
of God, and the writing was the 
writing of God, graven upon the 
tables. 17 And when Joshua heard 
the noise of the people as they 
shouted, he said unto Moses, There 
is a noise of war in the camp. 18 
And he said. It is not the voice 
of them that shout for mastery, 
neither is it the voice of them that 
cry for being overcome; but the 
noise of them that sing do I hear. 

1 9 And it came to pass, as soon as 
he came nigh unto the camp, that 
he saw the calf and the " dancing : 
and Moses' anger waxed hot, and 
" he cast the tables out of his hands, 
and brake them beneath the mount. 

20 * And he took the calf which 
they had made, and burnt it with 
fire, and ground it to powder, and 
strewed it upon the water, and 
made the children of Israel drink 
of it. 

21 And Moses said unto Aaron, 
What did this people unto thee, 
that thou hast brought a great sin 
upon theml 22 And Aaron said, 
Let not the anger of my lord wax 
hot : thou knowest the people, " that 
they are set on evil. 23 For '^ they 
said unto me, Make us gods, which 
shall go before us ; for as for this 
Moses, the man that brought us up 
out of the land of Egypt, we know 
not what is become of him. 24 And 
I said unto them, Whosoever hath 
any gold, let them break it off: so 



86 



32.25 



EXODUS 



33.13 



The People punished. Jeliovah withdraws liis presence. Moses remonstrates witli hiai 



they gave it me ; and * I cast it into 
the fire, and there came out this 
calf. 

25 And when Moses saw that 
the people were broken loose (for 
''Aaron had let them loose for a 
^derision among their enemies), 
26 then Moses stood in the gate 
of the camp, and said. Whoso is on 
Jehovah's side, let him come unto 
me. And all the sons of Levi 

gathered themselves together unto 
im. 27 And he said unto them, 
Thus saith Jehovah, the God of 
Israel, Put ye every man his sword 
upon his thigh, and go to and fro 
from gate to gate throughout the 
camp, and slay every man his 
brother, and every man his com- 

E anion, and every man his neigh- 
or. 28 And ''the sons of Levi did 
according to the word of Moses: 
and there fell of the people that 
day about three thousand men. 
29 And Moses said, ^ Consecrate 
yourselves to-day to Jehovah, ^ yea, 
every man "^against his son, and 
^ against his brother ; that he may 
bestow upon you a blessing this day. 
30 And it came to pass on the 
morrow, that Moses said unto the 
people. Ye have sinned a great sin : 
and now I will go up unto Jehovah ; 
peradventure I shall make atone- 
ment for your sin. 31 And Moses 
returned unto Jehovah, and said, 
Oh, this people have sinned a great 
sin, and have made them '' gods of 
gold. 32 Yet now, if thou wilt 
forgive their sin — ; and if not, blot 
me, I pray thee, out of thy ^ book 
which thou hast written. 33 And 
Jehovah said unto Moses, Whoso- 
ever hath sinned against me, him 
•''will I blot out of my book. 34 
And now go, lead the people ^ unto 
the 'place of which I have spoken 
unto thee : behold, ^ mine angel 
shall go before thee ; nevertheless 
in the day when I visit, *I will 
visit their sin upon them. 35 * And 
Jehovah smote the people, because 
^ they made the calf, which Aaron 
made. 

O O And Jehovah spake unto 
O O Moses, Depart, go up hence, 
thou and the people that thou hast 
brought up out of the land of 
Egypt, unto the land of which '''I 
sware unto Abraham, to Isaac, and 
to Jacob, saying, Unto thy seed 

1 Heb. tvhispering. " Heb. fHll ijour hand. 
8 Or, for every man hath been against his son 
and against his brother * Or, upon 



"■ ver. 4 

6 1 K. 12. 28- 

30 ; 14. 16 
^ Num. 25. 

7-13; Dt. 

33. 9 
d ch. 20. 23 
« Ps. 69. 28 ; 

Is. 4. 3 ; 8. 

16 ; 29. 11, 

18 ; Dan. 

12. 1 ; Mai. 

3. 16, 17 
/ch. 17. 14; 

Dt. 29. 20 ; 

Ps. 9. 6 
^^ ch. 3. 17 
h ch. 23. 20 
i Ps. 99. 8 
fc ver. 28 
' ver. 4, 24 
'"- ch. 32. 13 



" ch. 32. 34 
° ch. 23. 

27-31 
P ch. 3. 8, 17 
5 ver. 6 ; ch. 

32.9 
'■ ch. 32. 10 
« Num. 14. 39 
i ver. 3 



" ch. 18. 7, 
12-16 



" ch. 13. 21 
* Ps. 99. 7 



y Num. 12. 
s ; Dt. 34. 
10 



ch. 3. 10 ; 
32. 34 



ver. 2 
' ver. 17 



' Ps. 25. 4 ; 
61. 13 



will I give it: 2 and I will send '*an 
angel before thee ; and " I will drive 
out the Canaanite, the Amorite, 
and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, 
the Hivite, and the Jebusite : 3 
unto a land ^ flowing with milk 
and honey : for I will not go up in 
the midst of thee ; for thou art a 

* stiffnecked people ; lest "■ I con- 
sume thee in the way. 4 And when 
the people heard these evil tidings, 

* they mourned : and no man did 
put on him his ornaments. 5 And 
Jehovah said unto Moses, Say unto 
the children of Israel, Ye are a 

* stiffnecked people ; if I go up into 
the midst of thee for one moment, 
I shall consume thee : therefore 
now put off thy ornaments from 
thee, that I may know what to do 
unto thee. 6 And the children of 
Israel stripped themselves of their 
ornaments from mount Horeb on- 
ward. 

7 Now Moses used to take '^the 
tent and to pitch it without the 
camp, afar off' from the camp ; and 
he called it. The tent of meeting. 
And it came to pass, that every one ' 
that sought Jehovah went out unto 
the tent of meeting, which was 
without the camp. 8 And it came 
to pass, when Moses went out unto 
the Tent, that all the people rose 
up, and stood, every man at his 
tent door, and looked after Moses, 
until he was gone into the Tent. 
9 And it came to pass, when Moses 
entered into the Tent, "the pillar 
of cloud descended, and stood at 
the door of the Tent : ^ and Jehovah^ 
spake with Moses. 10 And all the 
people saw the pillar of cloud stand 
at tne door of the Tent : and all the 
people rose up and worshipped, 
every man at his tent door. 11 And 
■^ Jehovah spake unto Moses face to 
face, as a man speaketh unto his 
friend. And he turned again into 
the camp : but his minister Joshua, 
the son of Nun, a young man, de- 
parted not out of the Tent. _-'-' 

1 2 And Moses said unto Jehovah, 
See, thou sayest unto me, ^ Bring 
up this people : and thou hast not 
let me know ^ "" whom thou wilt send 
with me. , ^Yet thou hast said, I 
know thee by name, and thou hast 
also found favor in my sight. 13 
Now therefore, I pray thee, if I 
have found favor in thy sight, show 
me now Hhy ways, that I may 
know thee, to the end that I may 

5 Or, hiin whom 



87 



A^ 



33.14 



EXODUS 



34.18 



Jeliovali's firarious Reply. The Two Tables renewed. God reveals himself. VVariiing against Idolatry 



find favor in thy sight : and " con- 
sider that this nation is thy people. 
14 And he said, ''My presence 
shall go tvith thee, and " I will give 
thee rest. 15 And he said unto 
him, '^ If thy presence go not with 
me, carry us not up hence. 1 6 For 
wherein now shall it be known that 
I have found favor in thy sight, I 
and thy peopled is it not in that 
thou goest with us, so that " we are 
separated, I and thy people, from 
all the people that are upon the 
face of the earth 1 

1 7 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
I will do this thing also that thou 
hast spoken ; -^for thou hast found 
favor in my sight, and I know thee 
by name. 18 ^ And he said, Show 
me, I pray thee, thy glory. 1 9 And 
he said, ''I will make all my good- 
ness pass before thee, and will pro- 
claim the name of Jehovah before 
thee; and 'I will be gracious to 
whom I will be gracious, and will 
show mercy on whom I will show 
mercy. 20 And he said. Thou canst 
not see my face ; * for man shall 
not see me and live. 21 And Jeho- 
vah said, Behold, there is a place 
by me, and ' thou shalt stand upon 
the rock : 22 and it shall come to 
pass, while my glory passeth by, 
that I will put thee in a cleft of the 
rock, and "'will cover thee with my 
handuntill have passed by: 23 and 
I will take away my hand, and thou 
shalt see my back ; but my face 
shall not be seen. 
O/l And Jehovah said unto 
O JL Moses, Hew thee "two tables 
of stone like unto the first : and I 
will write upon the tables the words 
that were on the first tables, which 
thou brakest. 2 And be ready by 
the morning, and come up in the 
morning unto "mount Sinai, and 
present thyself there to me on the 
top of the mount. 3 And ^' no man 
shall come up with thee ; neither 
let any man be seen throughout all 
the mount ; neither let the flocks 
nor herds feed before that mount. 
4 And he hewed ^two tables of 
stone like unto the first; and 
Moses rose up early in the morn- 
ing, and went up unto mount 
Sinai, as Jehovah had commanded 
him, and took in his hand two 
tables of stone. 5 And ''Jehovah 
descended in the cloud, ^ and stood 
with him there, and proclaimed 

1 Or, and he stood with him there, and called 
u)wn &c. 



•^ ch. 3. 7, 10 ; 

6. 1 ; 32. 12, 

14 
b Dt. 4. 37 ; 

Is. 63. 9 
<^ Dt. 12. 10 ; 

25. 19 ; 

Josh. 22. 4 
d Ps. 80. 3, 7, 

19 
« Lev. 20. 24, 

26 
/ver. 12 
3 ver. 20, 23 
h ch. 34. 6, 7 
i Rom. 9. 15 
k Is. 6. 5 
' Ps. 18. 2, 

46 ; 27. 5 ; 

61. 2 ; 62. 7 
"'Is. 49. 2; 

51. 16 
" ch. 24. 12 ; 

31. 18 
° ch. 19. 11, 

18, 20 
P ch. 19. 12, 

13 
9 ver. 1 
^ ch. 19. 9 ; 



* Num. 14. 

18 ; Dt. 4. 

31 ; Neh. 9. 

17 ; Ps. 86. 

15 ; 103. 8 ; 

145. 8 
i ch. 20. 5, 6 
" ch. 23. 7 
^ ch. 33. 13 
^ ch. 33. 12 
y ch. 32. 9 
' ver. 7 
«Dt. 4. 20; 

9. 26, 29 ; 

32. 9 ; Ps. 

33. 12 

b ver. 27, 28 
" Ps. 72. 18 ; 

136. 4 
d ch. 33. 2 

« ch. 23. 32, 
33 



/ch. 23.24 



£' Judg. 6. 

25, 26 
h ch. 20. 3, 5 : 

Dt. 4. 24 



i ch. 22. 20 ; 

.^?. 8 
fc Num. 25. 

l,2;Dt. 

32. 38 
i Dt. 7. 3 ; 

Josh. 23. 

12,13 



" ch. 12. 17 
° ch. 12. 15, 
16 



^ the name of Jehovah. 6 And Je- 
hovah passed by before him, and 
proclaimed, Jehovah, Jehovah, a 
God •" merciful and gracious, slow 
to anger, and abundant in loving- 
kindness and truth ; 7 * keeping 
Iqvingkindness for thousands, for- 
giving iniquity and transgression 
and sin ; and that " will by no 
means clear the guilty, visiting the 
iniquity of the fathers upon the 
children, and upon the children's 
children, upon tlie third and upon 
the fourth generation. 8 And 
Moses made haste, and bowed his 
head toward the earth, and wor- 
shipped. 9 And he said, *'If now 

I have found favor in thy sight, O 
Lord, ""let the liord, I pray thee, go 
in the midst of us ; for it is a ^stiff- 
necked people ; and ^ pardon our 
iniquity and our sin, and " take us 
for thine inheritance. 

10 And he said. Behold, ^ I make 
a covenant : before all thy people 
''I will do marvels, such as have 
not been ^ wrought in all the earth, 
nor in any nation ; and all the peo- 
ple among which thou art shall see 
the work of Jehovah ; for it is a 
terrible thing that I do with thee, 

I I Observe thou that which I com- 
mand thee this day : behold, ^ I 
drive out before thee the Amorite, 
and the Canaanite, and the Hit- 
tite, and the Perizzite, and the Hi- 
vite, and the Jebusite. 12 ''Take 
heed to thyself, lest thou make a 
covenant with the inhabitants of 
the land whither thou goest, lest it 
be for a snare in the midst of thee : 
13 ■''but ye shall break down their 
altars, and dash in pieces their 
^pillars, and ye shall cut down 
their ^''Asherim 14 (for '' thou shalt 
w^orship no other god : for Jehovah, 
whose name is Jealous, is a jealous 
God) ; 1 5 lest thou make a cove- 
nant with the inhabitants of the 
land, and they play the harlot after 
their gods, and ' sacrifice unto their 
gods, and one ^call thee and thou 
eat of his sacrifice: 16 and Hhou 
take of their daughters unto thy 
sons, and their daughters play the 
harlot after their gods, and make 
thy sons play the harlot after their 
gods. 1 7 "' Thou shalt make thee 
no molten gods. 

18" The feast of u nlea vened bread 
shalt thou keep. ° Seven days thou 

2 Or. Jehovah by name 

3 Heb. created. * Or, obelisks 

5 Probably the wooden symbols of a goddess 
Asherah. 



88 



34. 19 



EXODUS 



35.13 



Tlie Law of the Covenant. The Face of Moses shines. The Sal>hath Ordinance. Gifts and Laborers for the Sanctnary 



shalt eat unleavened bread, as I 
commanded thee, at the time ap- 
pointed in the " month Abib ; for 
in the month Abib thou camest out 
from Egypt. 19 '' All that openeth 
the womb is mine ; and all thy cat- 
tle that is male, the firstlings of 
cow and sheep. 20 " And the first- 
ling of an ass thou shalt redeem 
with a ^ lamb : and if thou wilt not 
redeem it, then thou shalt break its 
neck. ''All the first-born of thy 
sons thou shalt redeem. And 
•"none shall appear before me 
empty. 

21 ■''Six days thou shalt work, 
but on the seventh day thou shalt 
rest : in plowing time and in har- 
vest thou shalt rest. 22 And thou 
shalt observe ^ the feast of weeks, 
even of the first-fruits of wheat har- 
vest, and the feast of ingathering 
at the year's ^end. 23 ''Three 
times in the year shall all thy males 
appear before the Lord Jehovah, 
the God of Israel. 24 For I will 
cast out nations before thee, and 
enlarge thy borders : neither shall 
any man desire thy land, when 
thou goest up to appear before 
Jehovah thy God three times in 
the year. 

25 * Thou shalt not offer the blood 
of rny sacrifice with leavened bread ; 
^neither shall the sacrifice of the 
feast of the passover be left unto 
the morning. 26 ' The first of the 
first-fruits of thy ground thou shalt 
bring unto the house of Jehovah 
thy God. "*Thou shalt not boil a 
kid in its mother's milk. 

27 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
'* Write thou these words : ''for after 
the tenor of these words I have 
made a covenant with thee and 
with Israel. 28 And he was there 
with Jehovah ^ forty days and forty 
nights; he did neither eat bread, 
nor drink water. And *he wrote 
upon the tables the words of the 
covenant, 'the ten ^command- 
ments. 

29 And it came to pass, when 
Moses came down from mount 
Sinai with the two tables of the 
testimony in Moses' hand, when 
he came down from the mount, 
that Moses knew not that the skin 
of his face "* shone ^ by reason of his 
speaking with him. 30 And when 
Aaron and all the children of Israel 

1 Or, kid 2 Heb. revolution. '^ Heb. ivords. 
•* Or, sent forth beams (Heb. horns) 
^ Or, while he talked with him 



«ch. 


12. 


2 


6ch 


13 


2 


^ch. 


13. 


13 


dch. 


13. 


15; 


Num. 


3.45 


^ch 


22 


29 


/ch 


31 


15; 


35. 


2 




f'ch. 


23. 


16; 


Lev. 23. 15 1 


/^ch. 


23. 


14- 


i Ch. 


23. 


18 


fcch. 


12. 


10 


'ch. 


23. 


19 


'" ch. 


23. 


19 


»ch. 


17. 


14; 


24. 


4 




"vei 


. IC 




J'ch. 


24. 


18 


3ch. 


31. 


18; 


34. 


1 




'■ Dt. 4. 


13; 


10. 


4 




* 2 Cor. 


3. 7 


«ch 


16 


22 


"2C 


or. 


3. 13 


" 2 Cor. 


3. 16 


^ch 


31 


15 


^'ch 


16 


23 


^ Num. 


15. 


32-36 




«ch 


12 


16 


"eh 


25 


1-9 



saw Moses, behold, the skin of his 
face shone ; and * they were afraid 
to come nigh him. 31 And Moses 
called unto them ; and Aaron and 
all * the rulers of the congregation 
returned unto him : and Moses 
spake to them. 32 And afterv^■ard 
all the children of Israel came nigh : 
and he gave them in commandment 
all that Jehovah had spoken with 
him in mount Sinai. 33 Andwh^D- 
Moses had done speaking with 
them, "he put a veil on his face. 
34 But when Moses went in before 
Jehovah to speak with him, "he 
took the veil off, until he came out ; 
and he came out, and spake unto 
the children of Israel that which 
he was commanded. 35 And the 
children of Israel saw the face of 
Moses, that the skin of Moses' face 
shone ; and Moses put the veil upon 
his face again, until he went in to 
speak with him. 

O ^ And Moses assembled all 
OO the congregation of the 
children of Israel, and said unto 
them, These are the words which 
Jehovah hath commanded, that ye 
should do them. 2 ^ Six days shall 
work be done ; but on the seventh 
day there shall be to you a holy 
day, ^a sabbath of solemn rest to 
Jehovah : ^ whosoever doeth any 
work therein shall be put to death. 
3 " Ye shall kindle no fire through- 
out your habitations upon the sab- 
bath day. 

4 ^ And Moses spake unto all the 
congregation of the children of 
Israel, saying. This is the thing 
which Jehovah commanded, say- 
ing, 5 Take ye from among you an 
offering unto Jehovah ; whosoever 
is of a willing heart, let him bring 
it, Jehovah's offering : gold, and 
silver, and brass, 6 and blue, and 
purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, 
and goats' hair, 7 and rams' skins 
dyed red, and sealskins, and acacia 
wood, 8 and oil for the light, and 
spices for the anointing oil, and 
for the sweet incense, 9 and onyx 
stones, and stones to be set, for the 
ephod, and for the breastplate. 

10 And let every wise-hearted 
man among you come, and make 
all that Jehovah hath commanded : 

1 1 the tabernacle, its tent, and its 
covering, its clasps, and its boards, 
its bars, its pillars, and its sockets ; 

1 2 the ark, and the staves thereof, 
the mercy-seat, and the veil of the 
screen: 13 the table, and its 



35.14 



EXODUS 



36.6 



Clifts and laborers for the Tabernacle. The Workmen called. The Gifts received 



staves, and all its vessels, and the 
^«showbread; 14 the candlestick 
also for the light, and its vessels, 
and its lamps, and the oil for the 
light ; 15 and the altar of incense, 
and its staves, and the anointing 
oil, and the sweet incense, and the 
screen for the door, at the door of 
the tabernacle; 16 the altar of 
burnt-offering, with its grating of 
brass, its staves, and all its vessels, 
the laver and its base; 17 the 
hangings of the court, the pillars 
thereof, and their sockets, and the 
screen for the gate of the court ; 
1 8 the pins of the tabernacle, and 
the pins of the court, and their 
cords; 19 the * finely wrought gar- 
ments, for ministering in the holy 
place, the holy garments for Aaron 
the priest, and the garments of 
his sons, to minister in the priest's 
office. 

20 And all the congregation of 
the children of Israel departed 
from the presence of Moses. 21 
And they came, ''every one whose 
heart stirred him up, and every 
one whom his spirit made willing, 
and brought Jehovah's offering, for 
the work of the tent of meeting, 
and for all the service thereof, and 
for the holy garments. 22 And 
they came, both men and women, 
as many as were willing-hearted, 
and brought brooches, and ^ear- 
rings, and signet-rings, and ^arm- 
lets, all jewels of gold ; even every 
man that offered an offering of 
gold unto Jehovah. 23 And every 
man, with whom was found blue, 
and purple, and scarlet, and fine 
linen, and goats' hair, and rams' 
skins dyed red, and sealskins, 
brought them. 24 Every one that 
did offer an offering of silver and 
brass brought Jehovah's offering ; 
and every man, with whom was 
found acacia wood for any work of 
the service, brought it. 25 And 
all the women that were wise- 
hearted did spin with their hands, 
and brought that which they had 
spun, the blue, and the purple, the 
scarlet, and the fine linen. 23 And 
all the women whose heart stirred 
them up in wisdom spun the goats' 
hair. 27 And the rulers brought 
the ^ onyx stones, and the stones to 
be set, for the ephod, and for the 
breastplate ; 28 and the spice, and 
the oil ; for the light, and for the 



1 Or, Presence-bread 

2 Or, nose-rings 



3 Or, necklaces 
* Or, beryl 



"ch. 


25. 
31 
25 


30 
10 
2 


dch 


31 


1-6 



' 2 Chr. 24. 
14 ; 31. 6-10 



anointing oil, and for the sweet 
incense. 29 The children of Israel 
brought a freewill offering unto 
Jehovah ; every man and woman, 
whose heart made them willing to 
bring for all the work, which 
Jehovah had commanded to be 
made by Moses. 

30 '^And Moses said unto the 
children of Israel, See, Jehovah 
hath called by name Bezalel the 
son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the 
tribe of Judah ; 3 1 and he hath 
filled him with the Spirit of God, 
in wisdom, in understanding, and 
in knowledge, and in all manner of 
workmanship ; 32 and to devise 
skilful works, to work in gold, and 
in silver, and in brass, 33 and in 
cutting of stones for setting, and 
in carving of wood, to work in all 
manner of skilful workmanship. 
34 And he hath put in his heart 
that he may teach, both he, and 
Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of 
the tribe of Dan. 35 Them hath 
he filled with wisdom of heart, to 
work all manner of workmanship^ 
of the ^ engraver, and of the skilful 
workman, and of the embroiderer, 
in blue, and in purple, in scarlet, 
and in fine linen, and of the 
weaver, even of them that do any 
workmanship, and of those that de- 
O/^ vise skilful works. 1 And 
0\J Bezalel and Oholiab shall 
work, and every wise-hearted man, 
in whom Jehovah hath put wisdom 
and understanding to know how to 
work all the work for the service 
of the sanctuary, according to all 
that Jehovah hath commanded. 

2 And Moses called Bezalel and 
Oholiab, and every wise-hearted 
man, in whose heart Jehovah had 

Eut wisdom, even every one whose 
eart stirred him up to come unto 
the work to do it : 3 and they re- 
ceived of Moses all the offering 
which the children of Israel had 
brought for the work of the service 
of the sanctuary, wherewith to 
make it. And they brought yet 
unto him freewill offerings every 
morning. 4 And all the wise men, 
that wrought all the work of the 
sanctuary, came every man from 
his work which they wrought; 
5 and they spake unto Moses, say- 
ing, ^ The people bring much more 
than enough for the service of the 
work which Jehovah commanded 
to make. 6 And Moses gave com- 

5 Or, craftsman 



90 



36.7 



EXODUS 



36.38 



The Making of the Curtains; of the Boards and Bars; of the Veil and the Screen 



mandment, and they caused it to 
be proclaimed throughout the 
camp, saying, Let neither man nor 
woman make any more work for 
the offering of the sanctuary. So 
the people were restrained from 
bringing. 7 "For the stuff they 
had was sufficient for all the work 
to make it, and too much. 

8 ^ And all the wise-hearted men 
among them that wrought the work 
made the tabernacle with ten cur- 
tains ; of fine twined linen, and 
blue, and purple, and scarlet, with 
cherubim, the work of the skilful 
workman, Bezalel made them. 9 
The length of each curtain was 
eight and twenty cubits, and the 
breadth of each curtain four cubits : 
all the curtains had one measure. 

10 And he coupled five curtains 
one to another : and the other five 
curtains he coupled one to another. 

1 1 And he made loops of blue upon 
the edge of the one curtain ^from 
the selvedge in the coupling : like- 
wise he made in the edge of the 
curtain that was outmost in the 
second ^coupling. 12 Fifty loops 
made he in the one curtain, and 
fifty loops made he in the edge of 
the curtain that was in the second 
^.coupling : the loops were opposite 
one to another. 13 And he made 
fifty clasps of gold, and coupled 
the curtains one to another with 
the clasps : so the tabernacle was 
one. 

14 And he made curtains of 
goats' hair for a tent over the 
tabernacle : eleven curtains he 
made them. 15 The length of 
each curtain was thirty cubits, 
and four cubits the breadth of 
each curtain : the eleven curtains 
had one measure. 16 And he 
coupled five curtains by them- 
selves, and six curtains by them- 
selves. 17 And he made fifty 
loops on the edge of the curtain 
that was outmost in the ^ coupling, 
and fifty loops made he upon the 
edge of the curtain which was 
outmost in the second ^coupling. 
18 And he made fifty clasps of 
brass to couple the tent together, 
that it might be one. 1 9 And he 
made a covering for the tent of 
rams' skins dyed red, and a cover- 
ing of ^ sealskins above. 

20 " And he made the boards for 
the tabernacle, of acacia wood, 

1 Or, that was outmost in the first set 

2 Or, set 3 Or, first set * Or, porpvise-skins 



« 1 K. 8. 64 



b ch. 26. 
" ch. 26. 



d ch. 26. 
37 



standing up. 21 Ten cubits was 
the length of a board, and a cubit 
and a half the breadth of each 
board. 22 Each board had two 
tenons, ^joined one to another: 
thus did he make for all the boards 
of the tabernacle. 23 And he 
made the boards for the taberna- 
cle : twenty boards for the south 
side southward ; 24 and he made 
forty sockets of silver under the 
twenty boards ; two sockets under 
one board for its two tenons, and 
two sockets under another board 
for its two tenons. 25 And for 
the second side of the tabernacle, 
on the north side, he made twenty 
boards, 26 and their forty sockets 
of silver ; two sockets under one 
board, and two sockets under an- 
other board. 27 And for the 
hinder part of the tabernacle 
westward he made six boards. 
28 And two boards made he for 
the corners of the tabernacle in 
the hinder part. 29 And they 
were double beneath ; and in like 
manner they were entire unto the 
top thereof unto ^ one ring : thus 
he did to both of them in the two 
corners. 30 And there were eight 
boards, and their sockets of silver, 
sixteen sockets ; under every board 
two sockets. 

31 And he made bars of acacia 
wood; five for the boards of the 
one side of the tabernacle, 32 and 
five bars for the boards of the 
other side of the tabernacle, and 
five bars for the boards of the 
tabernacle for the hinder part 
westward. 33 And he made the 
middle bar to pass through in the 
midst of the boards from the one 
end to the other. 34 And he 
overlaid the boards with gold, 
and made their rings of gold for 
places for the bars, and overlaid 
the bars with gold. 

35 '^And he made the veil of 
blue, and purple, and scarlet, and 
fine twined linen : with cherubim, 
the work of the skilful workman, 
made he it. 36 And he made 
thereunto four pillars of acacia, 
and overlaid them with gold : 
their hooks were of gold ; and he 
cast for them four sockets of sil- 
ver. 37 And he made a screen for 
the door of the Tent, of blue, and 
purple, and scarlet, and fine 
twined linen, the work of the 
embroiderer ; 38 and the five pil- 

5 Or, mortised « Or, the first 



91 



37.1 



EXODUS 



37. 29 



The Making of the Ark ; of the Table; of the Candlestick; of the Altar of Incense; 



lars of it with their hooks : and 
he overlaid their capitals and their 
fillets with gold ; and their five 
sockets were of brass. 
O ^ "" And Bezalel made the ark 
O I of acacia wood : two cubits 
and a half was the length of it, 
and a cubit and a half the breadth 
of it, and a cubit and a half the 
height of it. 2 And he overlaid it 
with pure gold within and with- 
out, and made a ^ crown of gold to 
it round about. 3 And he cast 
for it four rings of gold, in the 
four feet thereof ; even two rings 
on the one '"^side of it, and two 
rings on the other ^side of it. 
4 And he made staves of acacia 
wood, and overlaid them with 
gold. 5 And he put the staves 
into the rings on the sides of the 
ark, to bear the ark. 6 And he 
made a ^mercy-seat of pure gold : 
two cubits and a half was the 
length thereof, and a cubit and a 
half the breadth thereof. 7 And 
he made two cherubim of gold ; 
of '* beaten work made he them, 
at the two ends of the mercy- 
seat ; 8 one cherub at the one 
end, and one cherub at the other 
end : of one piece with the mercy- 
seat made he the cherubim at the 
two ends thereof. 9 And the 
cherubim spread out their wings 
on high, covering the mercy-seat 
with their wings, with their faces 
one to another ; toward the mercy- 
seat were the faces of the cheru- 
bim. 

10 ^And he made the table of 
acacia wood : two cubits ivas the 
length thereof, and a cubit the 
breadth thereof, and a cubit and 
a half the height thereof. 1 1 And 
he overlaid it with pure gold, and 
made thereto a crown of gold 
round about. 12 And he made 
unto it a border of a handbreadth 
round about, and made a golden 
crown to the border thereof 
round about. 13 And he cast for 
it four rings of gold, and put the 
rings in the four corners that were 
on the four feet thereof. 14 Close 
by the border were the rings, the 
places for the staves to bear the 
table. 15 And he made the staves 
of acacia wood, and overlaid them 
with gold, to bear the table. 16 
And he made the vessels which 
were upon the table, the dishes 



1 Or, rim Or, moulding 

2 Heb. rib. 



3 Or, covering 
* Or, turned 



" ch. 25. 10- 

20 
6 ch. 25. 23- 



Ch. 25. 31- 



d ch. 30. 1-5 



ch. 30. 23, 
24, 34, 35 



92 



thereof, and the spoons thereof, 
and the bowls thereof, and the 
flagons thereof, wherewith to pour 
out, of pure gold. 

17 ''And he made the candle- 
stick of pure gold : of beaten 
work made he the candlestick, 
even its base, and its shaft ; its 
cups, its knops, and its flowers, 
were of one piece with it. 1 8 And 
there were six branches going out 
of the sides thereof ; three branches 
of the candlestick out of the one 
side thereof, and three branches 
of the candlestick out of the 
other side thereof: 19 three cups 
made like almond-blossoms in one 
branch, a knop and a flower ; 
and three cups made like almond- 
blossoms in the other branch, a 
knop and a flower : so for the six 
branches going out of the candle- 
stick. 20 And in the candlestick 
were four cups made like almond- 
blossoms, the knops thereof, and 
the flowers thereof ; 21 and a knop 
under two branches of one piece 
with it, and a knop under two 
branches of one piece with it, and 
a knop under two branches of one 
piece Avith it, for the six branches 
going out of it. 22 Their knops 
and their branches were of one 
piece with it : the whole of it was 
one beaten work of pure gold. 
23 And he made the lamps there- 
of, seven, and the snuffers thereof, 
and the snuffdishes thereof, of 
pure gold. 24 Of a talent of pure 
gold made he it, and all the vessels 
thereof. 

25 ''And he made the altar of 
incense of acacia wood : a cubit 
was the length thereof, and a 
cubit the breadth thereof, four- 
square; and two cubits was the 
height thereof ; the horns thereof 
were of one piece with it. 26 And 
he overlaid it with pure gold, the 
top thereof, and the sides thereof 
round about, and the horns of it : 
and he made unto it a crown of 
gold round about. 27 And he 
made for it two golden rings 
under the crown thereof, upon 
the two ribs thereof, upon the 
two sides of it, for places for 
staves wherewith to bear it. 
28 And he made the staves of 
acacia wood, and overlaid them 
with gold. 29 " And he made the 
holy anointing oil, and the pure 
incense of sweet spices, after the 
art of the perfumer. 



38.1 



EXODUS 



38.28 



The Making of the Altar of Biiriitolferlng; of the Laver and the Court. Summation of Metals used 



O O "And he made the altar 
O O of burnt-offering of acacia 
wood : five cubits was the length 
thereof, and five cubits the breadth 
thereof, foursquare ; and three cu- 
bits . the height thereof. 2 And 
he made the horns thereof upon 
the four corners of it ; the horns 
thereof were of one piece with 
it : and he overlaid it with brass. 
3 And he made all the vessels of 
the altar, the pots, and the shovels, 
and the basins, the flesh-hooks, 
and the firepans : all the vessels 
thereof made he of brass. 4 And 
he made for the altar a grating 
of network 9f brass, under the 
ledge round it beneath, reaching 
halfway up. 5 And he cast four 
rings for the four ends of the 
grating of brass, to be places for 
the staves. 6 And he made the 
staves of acacia wood, and over- 
laid them with brass. 7 And he 
put the staves into the rings on 
the sides of the altar, wherewith 
to bear it ; he made it hollow with 
planks. 

8 ''And he made the laver of 
brass, and the base thereof of 
brass, of the mirrors of Hhe min- 
istering women that ministered at 
the door of the tent of meeting. 

9 " And he made the court : for 
the south side southward the 
hangings of the court were of 
fine twined linen, a hundred 
cubits; 10 their pillars were 
twenty, and their sockets twenty, 
of brass ; the hooks of the pillars 
and their fillets were of silver. 
11 And for the north side a hun- 
dred cubits, their pillars twenty, 
and their sockets twenty, of brass ; 
the hooks of the pillars, and their 
fillets, of silver. 12 And for the 
west side were hangings of fifty 
cubits, their pillars ten, and their 
sockets ten ; the hooks of the pil- 
lars, and their fillets, of silver. 
1 3 And for the east side eastward 
fifty cubits. 14 The hangings for 
the one side of the gate were fifteen 
cubits ; their pillars three, and their 
sockets three ; 15 and so for the 
other side : on this hand and that 
hand by the gate of the court were 
hangings of fifteen cubits ; their 
pillars three, and their sockets 
three. 1 6 All the hangings of the 
court round about were of fine 
twined linen. 1 7 And the sockets 
for the pillars were of brass ; the 

1 Or, tli-e womcii tlnU assembled to minister 



Ch. 27. 1-8 



bch. 



ch. 27. 9-19 



dch. 
16 



ch. 12. 
Num. 
46; 26. 



hooks of the pillars, and their fil- 
lets, of silver ; and the overlaying 
of their capitals, of silver ; and all 
the pillars of the court were filleted 
with silver. 1 8 And the screen for 
the gate of the court was the work 
of the embroiderer, of blue, and 
purple, and scarlet, and fine twined 
linen : and twenty cubits was the 
length, and the height in the 
breadth was five cubits, answer- 
able to the hangings of the court. 
1 9 And their pillars were four, and 
their sockets four, of brass ; their 
hooks of silver, and the overlaying 
of their capitals, and their fillets, 
of silver. 20 And all the pins of 
the tabernacle, and of the court 
round about, were of brass. 

21 This is the sum of the things 
for the tabernacle, even the taber- 
nacle of the testimony, as they 
were counted, according to the 
commandment of Moses, for the 
service of the Levites, by the hand 
of Ithamar, the son of Aaron the 
priest. 22 And Bezalel the son of 
Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of 
Judah, made all that Jehovah com- 
manded Moses. 23 And with him 
was Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, 
of the tribe of Dan, ^ an engraver, 
and a skilful workman, and an em- 
broiderer in blue, and in purple, 
and in scarlet, and in fine linen. 

24 All the gold that was used for 
the work in all the work of the 
sanctuary, even the gold of the 
offering, was twenty and nine tal- 
ents, and seven hundred and thirty 
shekels, after the shekel of the 
sanctuary. 25 '^And the silver of 
them that were numbered of the 
congregation was a hundred tal- 
ents, and a thousand seven hundred 
and threescore and fifteen shekels, 
after the shekel of the sanctuary : 
26 a beka a head, that is, half a 
shekel, after the shekel of the sanc- 
tuary, for every one that passed 
over to them that were numoered, 
from twenty years old and upward, 
for *six hundred thousand and 
three thousand and five hundred 
and fifty men. 27 And the hun- 
dred talents of silver were for cast- 
ing the sockets of the sanctuary, 
and the sockets of the veil ; a hun- 
dred sockets for the hundred tal- 
ents, a talent for a socket. 28 And 
of the thousand seven hundred sev- 
enty and five shekels he made hooks 
for the pillars, and overlaid their 

2 Or, a craftsman 



38. 29 



EXODUS 



39.28 



Summation of Metals used. The Making of tlie Epiiod, tiie Breastplate, tlie Robe, tlie Priests' tJarments, 



capitals, and made fillets for them. 

29 And the brass of the offering 
was seventy talents, and two thou- 
sand and four hundred shekels. 

30 And therewith he made the 
sockets to the door of the tent of 
meeting, and the brazen altar, and 
the brazen grating for it, and all 
the vessels of the altar, 31 and the 
sockets of the court round about, 
and the sockets of the gate of the 
court, and all the pins of the tab- 
ernacle, and all the pins of the 
court round about. 

O Q And of the blue, and pur- 
O t^ pie, and scarlet, they made 
finely wrought garments, for min- 
istering in the holy place, and made 
the holy garments for Aaron; as 
Jehovah commanded Moses. 

2 "And he made the ephod of 
gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, 
and fine twined linen. 3 And they 
did beat the gold into thin plates, 
and cut it into wires, to work it in 
the blue, and in the purple, and 
in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, 
the work of the skilful workman. 
4 They made shoulder-pieces for 
it, joined together ; at the two 
ends was it joined together. 5 And 
the skilfully woven band, that was 
upon it, wherewith to gird it on, 
was of the same piece and like the 
work thereof ; of gold, of blue, and 
purple, and scarlet, and fine twined 
linen; as Jehovah commanded 
Moses. 

6 And they wrought the onyx 
stones, inclosed in settings of gold, 
graven with the engravings of a 
signet, according to the names of 
the children of Israel. 7 And he 
put them on the shoulder-pieces of 
the ephod, to be stones of memorial 
for the children of Israel ; as Jeho- 
vah commanded Moses. 

8 * And he made the breastplate, 
the work of the skilful workman, 
like the work of the ephod ; of 
gold, of blue, and purple, and scar- 
let, and fine twined linen. 9 It 
was foursquare; they made the 
breastplate double : a span was 
the length thereof, and a span the 
breadth thereof, being double. 10 
And they set in it four rows of 
stones. A row of sardius, topaz, 
and carbuncle was the first row ; 

11 and the second row, an emer- 
ald, a sapphire, and a diamond ; 

12 and the third row, a jacinth, 
an agate, and an amethyst ; 13 and 
the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, 



" Ch. 28. G-12 



6 ch. 28. 15- 



" ch. 28. 31- 
34 



d ch. 28. 39, 
40, 42 



94 



and a jasper : they were inclosed 
in inclosings of gold in their set- 
tings. 14 And the stones were 
according to the names of the chil- 
dren of Israel, twelve, according to 
their names ; like the engravings of 
a signet, every one according to his 
name, for the twelve tribes. 1 5 And 
they made upon the breastplate 
chains like cords, of wreathen work 
of pure gold. 16 And they made 
two settings of gold, and two gold 
rings, and put the two rings on 
the two ends of the breastplate. 
1 7 And they put the two wreathen 
chains of gold in the two rings at 
the ends of the breastplate. 1 8 And 
the other two ends of the two 
wreathen chains they put on the 
two settings, and put them on the 
shoulder-pieces of the ephod, in 
the forepart thereof. 1 9 And they 
made two rings of gold, and put 
them upon the two ends of the 
breastplate, upon the edge thereof, 
which was toward the side of the 
ephod inward. 20 And they made 
two rings of gold, and put them 
on the two shoulder-pieces of the 
ephod underneath, in the forepart 
thereof, close by the coupling 
thereof, above the skilfully woven 
band of the ephod. 21 And they 
did bind the breastplate by the 
rings thereof unto the rings of the 
ephod with a lace of blue, that it 
might be upon the skilfully woven 
band of the ephod, and that the 
breastplate might not be loosed 
from the ephod ; as Jehovah com- 
manded Moses. 

22 ^ And he made the robe of the 
ephod of woven work, all of blue ; 
23 and the hole of the robe in the 
midst thereof, as the hole of a coat 
of mail, with a binding round about 
the hole of it, that it should not be 
rent. 24 And they made upon the 
skirts of the robe pomegranates of 
blue, and purple, and scarlet, and 
twined linen. 25 And they made 
bells of pure gold, and put the 
bells between the pomegranates 
upon the skirts of the robe round 
about, between the pomegranates ; 
26 a bell and a pomegranate, a bell 
and a pomegranate, upon the skirts 
of the robe round about, to minis- 
ter in ; as Jehovah commanded 
Moses. 

27 '^ And they made the coats of 
fine linen of woven work for Aaron, 
and for his sons, 28 and the ^ mitre 

1 Or, turban 



39.29 



EXODUS 



40.19 



and the Golden Plate. Woses inspects the Finished Work. The Tabernacle erected 



of fine linen, and the goodly head- 
tires of fine linen, and the linen 
breeches of fine twined linen, 29 
and the girdle of fine twined linen, 
and blue, and purple, and scarlet, 
the work of the embroiderer ; as 
Jehovah commanded Moses, 

30 « And they made the plate of 
the holy crown of pure gold, and 
wrote upon it a writing, like the 
engravings of a signet. Holy to 
Jehovah. 31 And they tied unto 
it a lace of blue, to fasten it upon 
the ^ mitre above ; as Jehovah com- 
manded Moses. 

32 Thus was finished all the work 
of the tabernacle of the tent of 
meeting : and the children of Israel 
did according to all that Jehovah 
commanded Moses ; so did they. 
33 And they brought the taber- 
nacle unto Moses, the Tent, and 
all its furniture, its clasps, its 
boards, its bars, and its pillars, 
and its sockets ; 34 and the cover- 
ing of rams' skins dyed red, and 
the covering of '^ sealskins, and the 
veil of the screen; 35 the ark 
of the testimony, and the staves 
thereof, and the mercy-seat ; 36 the 
table, all the vessels thereof, and 
the showbread ; 37 the pure can- 
dlestick, the lamps thereof, even 
the lamps to be set in order, and 
all the vessels thereof, and the oil 
for the light ; 38 and the golden 
altar, and the anointing oil, and 
the sweet incense, and the screen 
for the door of the Tent ; 39 the 
brazen altar, and its grating of 
brass, its staves, and all its ves- 
sels, the laver and its base ; 40 the 
hangings of the court, its pillars, 
and its sockets, and the screen for 
the gate of the court, the cords 
thereof, and the pins thereof, and 
all the instruments of the service 
of the tabernacle, for the tent of 
meeting; 41 the finely wrought 
garments for ministering in the 
holy place, and the holy garments 
for Aaron the priest, and the gar- 
ments of his sons, to minister in 
the priest's office. 42 According 
to all that Jehovah commanded 
Moses, so the children of Israel did 
all the work. 43 And Moses saw 
all the work, and, behold, they had 
done it ; as Jehovah had com- 
manded, even so had they done it : 
and Moses blessed them. 
AC\ And Jehovah spake unto 
^tyj Moses, saying, 2 ''On the 

1 Or, turban 2 Qr, porpoise-skins 



"■ ch. 28. 36, 
37 



ver. 17 ; ch. 
19. l; 
Num. 1. 1 



« ch. 29. 9 



first day of the first month shalt 
thou rear up the tabernacle of the 
tent of meeting. 3 And thou shalt 
put therein the ark of the testi- 
mony, and thou shalt screen the 
ark with the veil. 4 And thou 
shalt bring in the table, and set in 
order the things that are upon it ; 
and thou shalt bring in the candle- 
stick, and ^ light the lamps thereof. 

5 And thou shalt set the golden 
altar for incense before the ark of 
the testimony, and put the screen 
of the door to the tabernacle. 

6 And thou shalt set the altar of 
burnt-oifering before the door of 
the tabernacle of the tent of meet- 
ing. 7 And thou shalt set the 
laver between the tent of meeting 
and the altar, and shalt put water 
therein. 8 And thou shalt set up 
the court round about, and hang 
up the screen of the gate of the 
court. 9 And thou shalt take the 
anointing oil, and anoint the taber- 
nacle, and all that is therein, and 
shalt hallow it, and all the furni- 
ture thereof : and it shall be holy. 
10 And thou shalt anoint the altar 
of burnt-oifering, and all its vessels, 
and sanctify the altar : and the 
altar shall be most holy. 1 1 And 
thou shalt anoint the laver and its 
base, and sanctify it. 1 2 And thou 
shalt bring Aaron and his sons 
unto the door of the tent of meet- 
ing, and shalt wash them with 
water. 13 And thou shalt put 
upon Aaron the holy garments ; 
and thou shalt anoint hirq, and 
sanctify him, that he may minister 
unto me in the priest's office. 
14 And thou shalt bring his sons, 
and put coats upon them; 15 and 
thou shalt anoint them, as thou 
didst anoint their father, that they 
may minister unto me in the 
priest's office : and their anointing 
shall be to them for an "everlasting 
priesthood throughout their gen- 
erations. 1 6 Tlius did Moses : 
according to all that Jehovah com- 
manded him, so did he. 

17 And it came to pass '^in the 
first month in the second year, on 
the first day of the month, that 
the tabernacle was reared up. 
18 And Moses reared up the taber- 
nacle, and laid its sockets, and set 
up the boards thereof, and put in 
the bars thereof, and reared up its 
pillars. 19 And he spread the 
tent over the tabernacle, and put 

a Or, set up 



95 



40. 20 



EXODUS 



40. 



The Tabernacle erected. The Cloud over the Tent 



the covering of the tent above upon 
it ; as Jehovah commanded Moses. 

20 And he took and put " the testi- 
mony into the ark, and set the 
staves on the ark, and put the 
mercy-seat above upon tne ark : 

21 and he brought the ark into the 
tabernacle, and set up the veil of 
the screen, and screened the ark of 
the testimony ; as Jehovah com- 
manded Moses. 22 And he put 
the table in the tent of meeting, 
upon the side of the tabernacle 
northward, without the veil. 23 
And he set the * bread in order 
upon it before Jehovah ; as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 24 And he 
put the candlestick in the tent of 
meeting, over against the table, 
on the side of the tabernacle south- 
ward. 25 And he ^lighted the 
lamps before Jehovah ; as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 26 And he 
put the golden altar in the tent of 
meeting before the veil : 27 and he 
burnt thereon incense of sweet 
spices ; as Jehovah commanded 
Moses. 28 And he put the screen 
of the door to the tabernacle. 
29 And he set the altar of burnt- 
offering at the door of the taber- 
nacle of the tent of meeting, and 
offered upon it the burnt-offering 
and the meal-offering ; as Jehovah 

1 Or, set up 



" Dt. 10. 6 ; 
1 K. 8. 9; 

2Chr.5.10; 
Heb. 0. 4 
b ch. 25. 30 ; 
Lev. 24. 5, 
C 



ch. 30. 

20 



d Num. 9. 15- 
23 



commanded Moses. 30 And he set 
the laver between the tent of meet- 
ing and the altar, and put water 
therein, wherewith to wash. 31 
''And Moses and Aaron and his 
sons washed their hands and their 
feet thereat ; 32 when they went 
into the tent of meeting, and when 
they came near unto the altar, they 
washed ; as Jehovah commanded 
Moses. 33 And he reared up the 
court round about the tabernacle 
and the altar, and set up the 
screen of the gate of the court. So 
Moses finished the work. 

34 '^Then the cloud covered the 
tent of meeting, and the glory of 
Jehovah filled the tabernacle. 
35 And Moses was not able to 
enter into the tent of meeting, be- 
cause the cloud abode thereon, and 
the glory of Jehovah filled the 
tabernacle. 36 And when the 
cloud was taken up from over 
the tabernacle, the children of 
Israel went onward, throughout 
all their journeys : 37 but if the 
cloud was not taken up, then they 
journeyed not till the day that it 
was taken up. 38 For the cloud 
of Jehovah was upon the taber- 
nacle by day, and there was fire 
therein by night, in the sight of 
all the house of Israel, throughout 
all their journeys. 



96 



THE THIRD BOOK OF MOSES, 



COMMONLY CALLED 



LEVITICUS 



The Law of Burnt- offerings; of Meal-offerings 



IAnd "Jehovah called unto 
Moses, and spake unto him out 
of the tent of meeting, saying, 
2 Speak unto the children of 
Israel, and say unto them, When 
any man of you offereth an obla- 
tion unto Jehovah, ye shall offer 
your oblation of the cattle, even of 
^ the herd and of the flock, 

3 If his oblation be a burnt-offer- 
ing of the herd, he shall offer it a 
male " without blemish : he shall 
offer it '^ at the door of the tent of 
meeting, that he may be accepted 
before Jehovah. 4 ""And he shall 
lay his hand upon the head of the 
burnt-offering ; and it shall be 
accepted for him to make atone- 
ment for him. 5 And •'"he shall kill 
the bullock before Jehovah : and 
Aaron's sons, the priests, shall pre- 
sent ^ the blood, and '* sprinkle the 
blood round about upon the altar 
that is at the door of the tent of 
meeting. 6 And ' he shall flay the 
burnt-offering, and cut it into its 
pieces. 7 * And the sons of Aaron 
the priest shall put fire upon the 
altar, and lay wood in order upon 
the fire ; 8 and Aaron's sons, the 

Eriests, shall lay the pieces, the 
ead, and the 'fat, in order ux)on 
the wood that is on the fire which 
is upon the altar : 9 but its inwards 
and its legs shall he wash with 
water. And "* the priest shall burn 
the whole on the altar, for a burnt- 
offering, an offering made by fire, 
of "a sweet savor unto Jehovah. 

10 And if his oblation be of the 
flock, of the sheep, or of the goats, 
for a burnt-offering ; he shall offer 
it a male without blemish. 1 1 And 
he shall kill it on the side of the 
altar ° northward before Jehovah : 
and Aaron's sons, the priests, shall 
sprinkle its blood upon the altar 
round about. 1 2 And he shall cut 
it into its pieces, with its head and 
its ^fat; and the priest shall lay 
them in order on the wood that is 



" Num. 7. 89 
6 ch. 22. 19 
•= ch. 22. 20- 

24; Dt. 15. 

21 ; 17. 1 
d ch. 17. 8, 9 ; 

Dt. 12. 6, 11 
« Ex. 29. 10, 

16, 19 
/Ex. 29. 11, 

16, 20 
y ch. 17. 11 
h ver. ll;ch. 

3. 2, 8, 13 
i ch. 7. 8 
fc ch. 6. 8-13 
' ch. 3. 3, 4 
'"^ Num. 15. 

8-10 ; 28. 12, 

14 
"■ Ex. 29. 18, 

26 ; Eph. 5. 

2 
" ver. 6 
P ch. 3. 3, 4 



9 Num. 15. 

4-7 ; 28. 12- 

14 
'■ Gen. 16. 9 
* ch. 5. 9 
« ch. 6. 8 ; 

Gen. 16. 10 



" ch. 5. 12 ; 
6. 15 



' ver. 9, 16 ; 
ch. 6. 12 



^ ch. 6. 16 
y ch. 10. 12, 
13 



on the fire which is upon the altar : 
13 but the inwards and the legs 
shall he wash with water. And 
'^the priest shall offer the whole, 
and burn it upon the altar : it is a 
burnt-offering, an offering made by 
fire, of a sweet savor unto Jehovah. 
14 And if his oblation to Jehovah 
be a burnt-offering of birds, then 
he shall offer his oblation of *■ turtle- 
doves, or of young pigeons. 15 
And the priest shall bring it unto 
the altar, and ^ wring off its head, 
and burn it on the altar ; and the 
blood thereof shall be drained out 
■' on the side of the altar ; 1 6 and 
he shall take away its crop with the 
-filth thereof, and cast it beside the 
altar on the east part, in the place 
of the ashes : 1 7 and * he shall rend 
it by the wings thereof, hut shall 
not divide it asunder. And the 
priest shall burn it upon the altar, 
upon the wood that is upon the 
fire : it is a bui'nt-off'eiing, an offer- 
ing made by fire, of a sweet savor 
unto Jehovah. 

2 And when any one offereth 
an oblation of a meal-offering 
unto Jehovah, his oblation shall be 
of fine flour ; and he shall pour oil 
upon it, and put frankincense 
thereon : 2 and he shall bring it to 
Aaron's sons the priests ; and he 
shall take thereout "his handful 
of the fine flour thereof, and of the 
oil thereof, with all the frankin- 
cense thereof. And the priest shall 
burn it as the "memorial thereof 
upon the altar, an offering made 
by fire, of a sweet savor unto Jeho- 
vah : 3 and "^ that which is left of 
the meal-offering shall be f Aaron's 
and his sons' : it is a thing most 
holy of the offerings of Jehovah 
made by fire. 

4 And when thou offerest an 
oblation of a meal-offering baken in 
the oven, it shall be unleavened 
cakes of fine flour mingled with 

1 Or, pinch 2 Or, feathers 



97 



2.5 



LEVITICUS 



3.1€ 



The Law of Meal -offerings; of Teace- offerings 



oil, or unleavened wafers an9inted 
with oil. 5 And if thy oblation be 
a meal-offering of the ^ baking-pan, 
it shall be of line flour unleavened, 
mingled with oil. 6 Thou shalt 
part it in pieces, and pour oil 
thereon : it is a meal-oiFering. 7 
And if thj^ oblation be a meal- 
offering of the frying-pan, it shall 
be made of fine liour with oil. 
8 And thou shalt bring the meal- 
offering that is made of these things 
unto Jehovah : and it shall be pre- 
sented unto the priest, and he shall 
bring it unto the altar. 9 And the 
priest shall take up from the meal- 
offering " the memorial thereof, and 
shall burn it upon the altar, an 
offering made by fire, of a sweet 
savor unto Jehovah. 1 And ^ that 
which is left of the meal-offering 
shall be Aaron's and his sons' : it is 
a thing most holy of^the offerings 
of Jehovah made by fire. 

11 ''No meal-offering, which ye 
shall offer unto Jehovah, shall be 
made with leaven ; for j^e shall 
burn no leaven, nor any hone^, as 
an offering made by fire unto J eho- 
vah. 12 '*As an oblation of first- 
fruits ye shall offer them unto 
Jehovah : but they shall not come 
up for a sweet savor on the altar. 
1 3 And every oblation of thy meal- 
offering shalt thou season with 
salt ; neither shalt thou suffer " the 
salt of the covenant of thy God to 
be lacking from thy meal-offering : 
with all thine oblations thou shalt 
offer salt. 

14 And if thou offer a meal-offer- 
ing of first-fruits unto Jehovah, 
thou shalt offer for the meal-offer- 
ing of -^ thy first-fruits grain in the 
ear^ parched with fire, bruised 
grain of the fresh ear. 15 And 
thou shalt put oil upon it, and lay 
frankincense thereon : it is a meal- 
offering. 16 And the priest shall 
burn ''the memorial of it, part of 
the bruised grain thereof, and part 
of the oil thereof, w;ith all the 
frankincense thereof : it is an offer- 
ing made by fire unto Jehovah. 

3 And if his oblation be a 
^sacrifice of ^peace-offerings; 
if he offer of the herd, whether 
male or female, he shall offer it 
'without blemish before Jehovah. 
2 And * he shall lay his hand upon 
the head of his oblation, and ' kill 
it at the door of the tent of meet- 
ing : and Aaron's sons the priests 

1 Or, jlal plate 2 or, thank-offerings 



"■ ver. 2 
b ver. 3 
" ch. 6. 16, 
17 ; Ex. 23. 

18 ; 34. 25 
d ch. 7. 13 ; 

23. 17, 18 
* Num. 18. 

10 ; 2 Chr. 

13. 6; 

Ezek. 43. 

24 
/ch. 23. 14 
y ver. 2 
h ch. 7. 12-18 
i ch. 22. 21 
fc ch. 1. 4 
I Ex. 29. 11, 

16,20 



'" ch. 7. 28-34 
" Ex. 29. 38, 

42; Num. 

28. 3-10 
^ Num. 1.5. 

8-10; 28. 

12-14 
P ver. 1 
3 Num. 15. 4, 

5 ; 28. 5-7 
'* ch. 17. 8, 9 
* ch. 1. 4 



* ver. 2 
" ch. 1. 5 



" ver. 4 

* ver. 5 

y ver. 16 ; ch. 

21. 6, 8, 17 

^ Num. 15. 
6-11 



shall sprinkle the blood upon the 
altar round about. 3 And he shall 
offer of the sacriiice of peace-offer- 
ings an offering made by fire unto 
Jehovah ; the fat that covereth the 
inwards, and all the fat that is 
upon the inwards, 4 and the two 
kidneys, and the fat that is on 
them, which is by the loins, and 
the caul upon the liver, " with the 
kidneys, shall he take away. 5 
And '" Aaron's sons shall burn it on 
the altar " upon the burnt-offering, 
which is upon the wood that is on 
the fire : " it is an offering made by 
fire, of a sweet savor unto Jehovah. 

6 And if his oblation for a sacri- 
fice of peace-offerings unto Jehovah 
be of the flock ; male or female, he 
shall offer it ■''without blemish. 
7 If he offer '^ a lamb for his obla- 
tion, then shall he offer it 'before 
Jehovah; 8 and *he shall lay his 
hand upon the head of his oblation, 
and 'kill it before the tent of meet- 
ing : and Aaron's sons shall 
"sprinkle the blood thereof upon 
the altar round about, 9 And he 
shall offer of the sacrifice of peace- 
offerings an offering made by fire 
unto Jehovah ; the fat thereof, the 
fat tail entire, he shall take away 
hard by the backbone ; and the fat 
that covereth the inwards, and all 
the fat that is upon the inwards, 
10 and the two kidneys, and the 
fat that is upon them, which is by 
the loins, and the caul upon the 
liver, "with the kidneys, shall he 
take away. 11 And the priest 
shall burn it ''upon the altar : it is 
'' the "* food of the offering made by 
fire unto Jehovah. 

12 And if his oblation be ^a 
goat, then he shall offer it before 
Jehovah : 1 3 and he shall lay his 
hand upon the head of it, and 
kill it before the tent of meeting ; 
and the sons of Aaron shall sprin- 
kle the blood thereof upon the 
altar round about. 14 And he 
shall offer thereof his oblation, 
eve7i an offering made by fire unto 
Jehovah ; the fat that covereth 
the inwards, and all the fat that 
is upon the inwards, 15 and the 
two kidneys, and the fat that is 
upon them, which is by the loins, 
and the caul upon the liver, " with 
the kidneys, shall he take away. 
16 And the priest shall burn them 
upon the altar : it is the food of 

3 Or, ^vhich he shall take away by the kidneys 
* Heb. bread. 



96 



3.17 



LEVITICUS 



4.26 



The law of Sin -offerings : for the Congregation; for a Ruler 



the offering made by fire, for a 
sweet savor; ""all the fat is Jeho- 
vah's. 17 It shall be a perpetual 
statute throughout your genera- 
tions in all your dwellings, that ye 
shall eat neither fat * nor blood. 

4 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto 
the children of Israel, saying. If 
any one shall sin ^''unwittingly, 
in any of the things which Jeho- 
vah hath commanded not to be 
done, and shall do any one of 



them 



if the anointed priest 



shall sin so as to bring guilt on 
the people, then let him offer for 
his sin, which he hath sinned, a 
young bullock without bleraish 
unto Jehovah for a sin-offering. 
4 And he shall bring the bullock 
unto the door of the tent of meet- 
ing before Jehovah ; and " he shall 
lay his hand upon the head of the 
bullock, and kill the bullock before 
Jehovah. 5 And the -^anointed 
priest shall take of the blood of 
the bullock, and bring it to the 
tent of meeting : 6 and the priest 
shall dip his finger in the blood, 
and sprinkle of the blood seven 
times before Jehovah, before^ the 
veil of the sanctuary. 7 And the 
priest shall put of the blood upon 
the horns of ''the altar of sweet 
incense before Jehovah, which is 
in the tent of meeting ; and all the 
blood of the bullock shall he pour 
out at the base of the altar of 
burnt-offering, which is at the 
door of the tent of meeting. 8 * And 
all the fat of the bullock of the 
sin-offering he shall take off from it ; 
the fat that covereth the inwards, 
and all the fat that is upon the 
inwards, 9 and the two kidneys, 
and the fat that is upon them, 
which is by the loins, and the caul 
upon the liver, ^with the kidneys, 
shall he take away, 10 as it is 
taken off from the ox of the sac 
rifice of peace-offerings : and the 
priest shall burn them upon the 
altar of burnt-offering. 11 And 
the skin of the bullock, and all its 
flesh, with its head, and with its 
legs, and its inwards, and its dung, 
12 even the whole bullock shall 
he carry forth without the camp 
unto ^a clean place, where the 
ashes are poured out, and burn 
it on wood with fire : where the 
ashes are poured out shall it be 
burnt. 

» Or, through error 



« ch. 7. 23-25 

6 ch. 17. 10- 
16 

" ver. 22, 27 ; 
ch. 6. IS- 
IS; 22. 14 

d ver. 14, 23, 
28 

«ch. 1.4 

/ver. 3 

^ Ex. 40. 21, 
2C 

A ver. IS, 25, 
30,34 

i ch. 3. 3, 4 

k ch. 3. 4 

' ch. 6. 10, 11 




ver. 7, 25, 
30,34 



« ver. 



" ver. 8, 21 



*" ver. 13 ; ch. 

16. 16-17 ; 

Num. 15. 

24-2G 
^ Num. 31. 

13 ; 32. 2 
y ver. 2 



" ver. 3, 14, 

28 
6 ver. 28 



ver. 7, 18, 
30,34 



1 3 "' And if the whole congrega- 
tion of Israel err, and the thing be 
hid from the eyes of the assembly, 
and they have done any of the 
things which Jehovah hath com- 
manded not to be done, and are 
guilty; 14 **when the sin wherein 
they have sinned is known, then 
the assembly shall offer ''a young 
bullock for a sin-offering, and 
bring it before the tent of meeting. 
15 And^Hhe elders of the congre- 
gation shall lay their hands upon 
the head of the bullock before Je- 
hovah ; and the bullock shall be 
killed * before Jehovah. 16 And 
the anointed priest shall bring 
of the blood of the bullock to 
the tent of meeting : 17 and ''the 

Eriest shall dip his finger in the 
lood, and sprinkle it seven times 
before Jehovah, before the veil. 
18 And he shall put of the blood 
upon the horns of * the altar which 
is before Jehovah, that is in the 
tent of meeting ; and all the blood 
shall he pour out at the base of 
the altar of burnt-offering, which 
is at the door of the tent of meet- 
ing. 19 'And all the fat thereof 
shall he take off from it, and burn 
it upon the altar. 20 Thus shall 
he do with the bullock ; as he did 
with "the bullock of the sin-offer- 
ing, so shall he do with this ; and 
the priest shall make atonement 
for them, and they shall be for- 
given. 21 And he shall carry forth 
the bullock without the camp, and 
burn it as he burned the first bul- 
lock : it is " the sin-offering for the 
assembly. 

22 When "^a ruler ^^ sinneth, and 
doeth unwittingly any one of all 
the things which Jehovah his God 
hath commanded not to be done, 
and is guilty; 23 nf his sin, 
wherein he hath sinned, be made 
known to him, he shall bring for 
his oblation a * goat, * a male with- 
out blemish. 24 And he shall lay 
his hand upon the head of the goat, 
and kill it in the place where they 
kill the burnt-offering before Je- 
hovah : it is a sin-offering. 25 And 
the priest shall take of the blood 
of the sin-offering with his finger, 
and put it upon " the horns of the 
altar of burnt-offering; and the 
blood thereof shall he pour out at 
the base of the altar of burnt-offer- 
ing. 26 ^And all the fat thereof 
shall he burn upon the altar, as 
the fat of the sacrifice of peace- 



99 



4.27 LEVITICUS 

The Law of Sin-offeriugs for the common People. The Law of Trespass -ofiFerings 



5.12 



offerings ; and the priest shall 
make atonement for him as con- 
cerning his sin, and he shall be 
forgiven. 

27 And if any one of the ^com- 
mon people sin « unwittingly, in 
doing any of the things which Je- 
hovah hath commanded not to be 
done, and be guilty; 28 * if his sin, 
which he hath sinned, be made 
known to him, then he shall bring 
for his oblation "^ a goat, a '^ female 
without blemish, for his sin which 
he hath sinned. 29 And " he shall 
lay his hand upon the head of the 
sin-offering, and 'kill the sin-offer- 
ing in the place of burnt-offering. 
30 And the priest shall take of 
the blood thereof with his finger, 
and put it upon the horns of ^ the 
altar of burnt-offering ; and '' all 
the blood thereof shall he pour out 
at the base of the altar. 31 'And 
all the fat thereof shall he take 
away, as the fat is taken away 
from off the sacrifice of peace-offer- 
ings ; and the priest shall burn it 
upon the altar for a sweet savor 
unto Jehovah ; and the priest shall 
make atonement for him, and he 
shall be forgiven. 

32 And if he bring ^a lamb as 
his oblation for a sin-offering, he 
shall bring it a female without 
blemish. 33 And 'he shall lay 
his hand upon the head of the sin- 
offering, and kill it for a sin-offer- 
ing "4n the place where they kill 
the burnt-offering. 34 And the 
priest shall take of the blood of the 
sin-offering with his finger, and 
put it upon the horns of " the altar 
of burnt-offering ; and " all the 
blood thereof shall he pour out at 
the base of the altar. 35 And ^^ all 
the fat thereof shall he take away, 
as the fat of the lamb is taken 
away from the sacrifice of peace- 
offerings ; and the priest shall burn 
them on the altar, '" upon the offer- 
ings of Jehovah made by fire ; and 
the priest shall make atonement 
for him as touching his sin that he 
hath sinned, and he shall be for- 
given. 

5 And if any one sin, in that 
he heareth the voice of * ad- 
juration, he being a witness, 
whether he hath seen or known, 
if he do not utter it, then he shall 
bear his iniquity. 2 Or if any one 
touch "■ any unclean thing, whether 

1 Heb. people of the land. 

2 Or, after the manner of 



" ver. 2 
'' ver. 3 
" ver. 3, 14, 

23, 32 
d ver. 23 
« ch. 1. 4 
/ch. 1. 6, 11 
y ver. 7, 18, 

25, 34 
h ver. 7 
i ver. 8 
fc ver. 28 
' ch. 1. 4, 6 
"' ver. 29 
" ver. 7, 18, 

25, 30 
o ver. 7 
P ver. 31 
5 Prov. 29. 

24 ; Jer. 23, 

10 
»• ch. 11. 8, 

11, 24-39; 

Num. 19. 

11-lG; 

Dt. 14. 8 



ch. 16. 21 ; 
20. 40 ; 
Num. 5. 7 ; 
Prov. 28. 13 



« ch. 4. 28, 32 



" ch. 12. 6, 8 ; 
14. 22, 30, 31 



'" ch. 1. 17 

^ ch. 1. 15 
y ch. 4. 7 

^ ch. 1. 14-17 



« ch. 14. 
21-32; 27. 



b ch. 2. 1, 2 



it be the carcass of an unclean 
beast, or the carcass of unclean 
cattle, or the carcass of un- 
clean creeping things, and it be 
hidden from him, and he be un- 
clean, then he shall be guilty. 
3 Or if he touch the uncleanness 
of man, whatsoever his unclean- 
ness be wherewith he is unclean, 
and it be hid from him ; when he 
knoweth of it, then he shall be 
guilty. 4 Or if any one swear 
rashly with his lips to do evil, or 
to do good, whatsoever it be that 
a man shall utter rashly with an 
oath, and it be hid from him ; 
when he knoweth of it, then he 
shall be guilty in one of these 
things. 5 And it shall be, when 
he shall be guilty in one of these 
things, that he shall * confess that 
wherein he hath sinned : 6 and he 
shall bring ^his trespass-offering 
unto Jehovah for his sin which he 
hath sinned, *a female from the 
flock, a lamb or a goat, for a sin- 
offering ; and the priest shall make 
atonement for him as concerning 
his sin. 

7 And if his means suffice not 
for a lamb, then he shall bring ^ his 
trespass-offering for that wherein 
he hath sinned^ two turtle-doves, 
or two young pigeons, unto Jeho- 
vah ; '' one for a sin-offering, and 
the other for a burnt-offering, 
8 And he shall bring them unto 
the priest, who shall offer that 
which is for the sin-offering first, 
and "^ wring off its head from its 
neck, but "shall not divide it 
asunder : 9 and he shall sprinkle 
of the blood of the sin-offering 
^upon the side of the altar; and 
the rest of the blood shall be drained 
out ^ at the base of the altar : it is 
a sin-offering. 10 And he shall 
^ offer the second for a burnt-offer- 
ing, ^according to the ordinance; 
and the priest shall make atone- 
ment for him as concerning his sin 
which he hath sinned, and he shall 
be forgiven. 

11 But "'if his means suffice not 
for two turtle-doves, or two young 
pigeons, then he shall bring his 
oblation for that wherein he hath 
sinned, the tenth part of an ephah 
of fine flour for a sin-offering : *he 
shall put no oil upon it, neither 
shall he put any frankincense 
thereon ; for it is a sin-offering. 
12 And he shall bring it to the 

3 Or, for his guilt * Or, pinch & Or, prepare 



100 



5.13 



LEVITICUS 



6.17 



The Law of Trespass -offerings. The Priest's Function in Burnt-offerings; in Meal -offerings 



Eriest, and the priest shall take 
is handful of it as the memorial 
thereof, and burn it on the altar, 
Hipon the offerings of Jehovah 
made by fire : it is a sin-offering. 
1 3 And the priest shall make atone- 
ment for him as touching his sin 
that he hath sinned in any of these 
things, and he shall be forgiven : 
and "■ the remnant shall be the 
priest's, as the meal-offering. 

14 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 15 *If any one com- 
mit a trespass, and sin ''unwit- 
tingly, in the holy things of 
Jehovah ; then he shall bring his 
''trespass-offering unto Jehovah, ''a 
ram without blemish out of the 
flock, according to thy estimation 
in silver by shekels, after the 
•^shekel of the sanctuary, for a 
trespass-offering : 1 6 ^ and he shall 
make restitution for that which he 
hath done amiss in the holy thing, 
and shall add the fifth part thereto, 
and give it unto the priest ; and 
''the priest shall make atonement 
for him with the ram of the tres- 
pass-offering, and he shall -be for- 
given. 

17 And if any one sin, and do 
any of the things which Jehovah 
hath commanded not to be done ; 
Hhough he knew it not, yet is he 
guilty, and shall bear his iniquity. 
18 And he shall bring '^a ram 
without blemish out of the flock, 
according to thy estimation, for a 
trespass-offering, unto the priest; 
and the priest shall make atone- 
ment for him concerning the thing 
wherein he erred ' unwittingly and 
knew it not, and he shall be for- 

given. 19 It is a trespass-offering : 
e is certainly guilty before Jeho- 
vah. 

*/Z* And Jehovah spake unto 
yj Moses, saying, 2 "' If any one 
sin, and commit a trespass against 
Jehovah, and deal falsely with his 
neighbor in a matter of deposit, or 
of ^ bargain, or of robbery, or have 
oppressed his neighbor, 3 or have 
found that which was lost, and deal 
falsely therein, and swear to a lie ; 
in any of all these things that a 
man doeth, sinning therein ; 4 then 
it shall be, if he hath sinned, and is 
guilty, that he shall restore that 
which he took by robbery, or the 
thing which he hath gotten by 
oppression, or the deposit which 
was committed to him, or the lost 

1 Or, ajier the manner of ^ Or, pledge 



"■ ch. 2. 3 
b Num. 5. 6-8 
" ch. 4. 2 ; 22. 

14 
d ch. 7. 1-10 
« ch. 6. 6 
/ Ex. 30. 13 
y ch. 6. 6 ; 22. 

14; Num. 

6. 7, 8 
^ ch. 7. 2-7 
i ver. 19 ; ch. 

4. 2 
*: ver. 16 
' ver. 17 
'" Ex. 22. 7-15 



" ch. 5. 16 
" Num. 6. 8 
P ch. 6. 16 
2 ch. 7. 2-5 



[*Ch. 6. 1 in 
Heb.] 

'• Ex. 29. 38- 
42; Num. 
28. 3-10 



ver. 12, 13 



t Ex. 28. 39, 
42 ; 39. 27, 



" ch. 3. 5 



[*0h. 6. 20 in 
Heb.] 



" ch. 2. 2 



'^ ch. 2. 3 ; 10. 
12-14 



y ch. 2. 11 



thing which he found, 5 or any- 
thing about which he hath sworn 
falsely ; " he shall even restore it in 
full, and shall add the fifth part 
more thereto : °unto him to whom 
it appertaineth shall he give it, in 
the day of his being found guilty. 

6 And he shall bring his trespass- 
offering unto Jehovah, ^a ram 
without blemish out of the flock, 
according to thy estimation, for a 
trespass-offering, unto the priest : 

7 and * the priest shall make atone- 
ment for him before Jehovah ; and 
he shall be forgiven concerning 
whatsoever he doeth so as to be 
guilty thereby. 

*8 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, 
saying, 9 Command Aaron and his 
sons, saying, This is *■ the law of 
the burnt-offering : the burnt-offer- 
ing shall be ^ on the hearth upon 
the altar all night unto the morn- 
ing ; and ' the fire of the altar shall 
be kept burning thereon. 10 And 
the priest shall put on 'his linen 
garment, and his linen breeches 
shall he put upon his flesh ; and he 
shall take up the ashes whereto the 
fire hath consumed the burnt-offer- 
ing on the altar, and he shall put 
them beside the altar. 1 1 And he 
shall put off his garments, and put 
on other garments, and carry forth 
the ashes without the camp unto 
a clean place. 12 And the fire 
upon the altar shall be kept burn- 
ing thereon, it shall not go out ; 
and the priest shall burn wood on 
it every morning : and he shall lay 
the burnt-offering in order upon 
it, and shall burn "thereon the fat 
of the peace-offerings. 13 Fire 
shall be kept burning upon the 
altar continually ; it shall not go 
out. 

14 And this is the law of the 
meal-offering : the sons of Aaron 
shall offer it before Jehovah, before 
the altar. 15 *'And he sliall take 
up therefrom his handful, of the 
fine flour of the meal-offering, and 
of the oil thereof, and all the frank- 
incense which is upon the meal- 
offering, and shall burn it upon the 
altar for a sweet savor, as the 
memorial thereof, unto Jehovah. 
16 ^And that which is left thereof 
shall Aaron and his sons eat: it 
shall be eaten without leaven in a 
holy place ; in the court of the tent 
of meeting they shall eat it. 17 ^It 
shall not be baken with leaven. I 

3 Or, on its firewood 



101 



6.18 



LEVITICUS 



7.17 



The Priest's Function in Meal -offerings; Sin-offerings; in Trespass -offerings; in Peace-offerings. Eating of the 



have given it as their portion of 
my offerings made by fire ; " it is 
most holy, as the sin-offering, and 
''as the trespass-offering. 18 ^Every 
male among the children of Aaron 
shall eat of it, as his portion for 
ever throughout your generations, 
from the offerings of Jehovah made 
by fire : '' whosoever toucheth them 
shall be holy. 

19 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 20 This is the obla- 
tion of Aaron and of his sons, which 
they shall offer unto Jehovah in the 
day when he is anointed : the tenth 
part of an ephah of fine flour for * a 
meal-ofiering perpetually, half of it 
in the morning, and half thereof in 
the evening. 21 On a -^baking-pan 
it shall be made with oil ; when it 
is soaked, thou shalt bring it in : 
in ^baken pieces shalt thou offer 
the meal-offering for a sweet savor 
unto Jehovah. 22 And the anointed 
priest that shall be in his stead 
from among his sons shall offer it : 
by a statute for ever it shall be 
wholly burnt unto Jehovah. 23 
And every meal- offering of the 
priest shall be wholly burnt : it shall 
not be eaten. 

24 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 25 Speak unto 
Aaron and to his sons, saying. 
This is the law of the sin-offering : 
^ in the place where the burnt-offer- 
ing is killed shall the sin-offering 
be killed before Jehovah : it is 
most holy. 26 ''The priest that 
offereth it for sin shall eat it : in a 
holy place shall it be eaten, in the 
court of the tent of meeting. 27 
^* Whatsoever shall touch the flesh 
thereof shall be holy ; and when 
there is sprinkled of the blood 
thereof upon any garment, thou 
shalt wash that whereon it was 
sprinkled in a holy place. 28 But 
*the earthen vessel wherein it is 
boiled shall be broken ; and if it be 
boiled in a brazen vessel, it shall 
be scoured, and rinsed in water. 

29 'Every male among the priests 
shall eat thereof : it is most holy. 

30 And no sin-offering, '"whereof 
any of the blood is brought into 
the tent of meeting to make atone- 
ment " in the holy place, shall be 
eaten : "it shall be burnt with fire. 

7 And this is the law of the 
p trespass-offering : it is most 
holy. 2 In ^ the place where they 

1 The meaning of the Hebrew word is uncer- 
tain. 2 Or, Whosoever 



" ver. 26, 29, 

30 
b ch. 7. 7 ; 10. 

16-18 
" ver. 29 ; 

1 Cor. 9. 13 
d ver. 27 
« Num. 4. 16 
/ ch. 2. 6 
y ch. 1. 11 
h ver. 29 
' ch. 7. 19 
k ch. 11. 33 ; 

15. 12 
I ver. 18 
"^ ch. 4. 1-21 
" ch. 4. 7, 18 
" ch. 4. 11, 12, 

21 

P ch. 5. 
14-6. 7 
3 ch. 1. 11 



'• ch. 3. 4 

« ch. 6. 18, 29 

« ch. 6. 30 



" ch. 2. 5 



ver. 13 



* ch. 2. 12 ; 
23. 17, 18 



y ch. 22. 29, 



ch. 19. 5-8 



« Ex. 12. 10 

102 



kill the burnt-offering shall they 
kill the trespass-offering; and the 
blood thereof shall he sprinkle upon 
the altar round about. 3 AncT he 
shall offer of it all the fat thereof : 
the fat tail, and the fat that cover- 
eth the inwards, 4 and the two kid- 
neys, and the fat that is on them, 
which is by the loins, and the caul 
upon the liver, '" with the kidneys, 
shall he take away ; 5 and the 
priest shall burn them upon the 
altar for an offering made by fire 
unto Jehovah : it is a trespass-offer- 
ing. 6 * Every male among the 
Eriests shall eat thereof : it shall 
e eaten in a holy place : it is most 
holy. 7 'As is the sin-offering, so 
is the trespass-offering; there is 
one law for them : the priest that 
maketh atonement therewith, he 
shall have it. 8 And the priest that 
offereth any man's burnt-offering, 
even the priest shall have to him- 
self the skin of the burnt-offering 
which he hath offered. 9 And 
every meal-offering that is baken 
in the oven, and all that is dressed 
in the frying-pan, and on the 
" baking-pan, shall be the priest's 
that offereth it. 10 And every 
meal-offering, mingled with oil, or 
dry, shall all the sons of Aaron 
have, one as well as another. 

11 And this is the law of the 
sacrifice of peace-offerings, which 
one shall offer unto Jehovah. 12 If 
he offer it for a " thanksgiving, 
then he shall offer with the sacrifice 
of thanksgiving unleavened cakes 
mingled with oil, and unleavened 
wafers anointed with oil, and cakes 
mingled with oil, of fine flour 
soaked. 1 3 With cakes of *^ leavened 
bread he shall offer his oblation 
with the sacrifice of his peace- 
offerings for thanksgiving. 1 4 And 
of it he shall offer one out of each 
oblation for a heave-offering unto 
Jehovah ; it shall be the priest's 
that sprinkleth the blood of the 
peace-offerings. 

15^ And the flesh of the sacrifice 
of his peace-offerings for thanks- 
giving shall be eaten on the day of 
his oblation ; he shall not leave 
any of it until the morning. 16 
But if the sacrifice of his oblation 
be a ^ vow, or a freewill-offering, it 
shall be eaten on the day that he 
offereth his sacrifice ; and on the 
morrow that which remaineth of 
it shall be eaten : 17" but that 
which remaineth of the flesh of 



7.18 



LEVITICUS 



8.8 



Peace' oflerlngs. Fat and Blootl not to l)e eaten. The Priest's Portion of the Sacrifice. Consecration of the Priests 



the sacrifice on the third day shall 
be burnt with lire. 1 8 And if any 
of the flesh of the sacrifice of his 
peace-offerings be eaten on the 
third day, it shall not be accepted, 
neither shall it be imputed unto 
him that ofFereth it : it shall be 
an abomination, and the soul that 
eateth of it shall bear his iniq- 
uity. 

19 And the flesh that toucheth 
any unclean thing shall not be 
eaten ; it shall be burnt with fire. 
And as for the flesh, every one 
that is clean shall eat thereof : 
20 " but the soul that eateth of the 
flesh of the sacrifice of peace-offer- 
ings, that pertain unto Jehovah, 
having his uncleanness upon him, 
that soul shall be cut off from his 
people. 21^ And when any one 
shall touch any unclean thing, the 
uncleanness of man, or an unclean 
beast, or any unclean abomination, 
and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice 
of peace-offerings, which pertain 
unto Jehovah, that soul shall be 
cut off from his people. 

22 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 2.3 Speak unto the 
children of Israel, saying, Ye shall 
eat ''no fat, of ox, or sheep, or goat. 
24 And the fat of that which dieth 
of itself, and the fat of that which 
is '^ torn of beasts, may be used for 
any other service ; but ye shall in 
no wise eat of it. 25 For whoso- 
ever eateth the fat of the beast, of 
which men offer an offering made 
by fire unto Jehovah, even the soul 
that eateth it shall be cut off from 
his people. 26 ^And ye shall eat 
no manner of blood, whether it be 
of bird or of beast, in any of your 
dwellings. 27 Whosoever it be 
that eateth any blood, that soul 
shall be cut off from his people. 

28 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 29 Speak unto the 
children of Israel, saying. He that 
offereth the sacrifice of his peace- 
offerings unto Jehovah shall bring 
his oblation unto Jehovah out of 
the sacrifice of his peace-offerings : 
30 his own hands shall bring the 
offerings of Jehovah made by fire ; 
the fat witli the breast shall he 
bring, that the breast may be 
waved for a wave-offering before 
Jehovah. 31 And the priest shall 
burn the fat upon the altar ; but 
''the breast shall be Aaron's and his 
sons'. 32 And the right ^ thigh shall 

1 Or, shoulder 



" ch. 22. 3-7 ; 

Num. 19. 13 
6 ch. 6. 2, 3 
" ch. 3. 17 
d Ex. 22. 31 ; 

Lev. 17.16; 

22. 8 
* ch. 17. 10-16 
/Num. 18. 

11; Dt. 

18. 3 



y Num. 18. 8 



h ch. 8. 

22-33; Ex. 

29. 22-34 
i ch. 1. 1 ; 2(5. 

4(; ; 27. ,S4 ; 

Dt. 4. 6 



fc Ex. 28. 1 



I ch. 6. 10 
"' Ex. 30. 25 



" Ex. 29. 4-6 



ye give unto the priest for a heave- 
otfering out of the sacrifices of 
your peace-offerings. 33 He among 
the sons of Aaron that offereth the 
blood of the peace-offerings, and 
the fat, shall have the right ^ thigh 
for a portion. 34 For the wave- 
breast and the heave-Hhigh have I 
taken of the children of Israel out 
of the sacrifices of their peace- 
offerings, and have given them 
unto Aaron the priest and unto 
his sons as their portion for ever 
from the children of Israel. 

35 This is the '-^anointing-portion 
of Aaron, and the ^ anointing-por- 
tion of his sons, out of the offer- 
ings of Jehovah made by fire, in 
the day when he presented them to 
minister unto Jehovah in the 
priest's office ; 36 which Jehovah 
commanded to be given them of 
the children of Israel, in the day 
that he anointed them. It is their 
portion for ever throughout their 
generations. 

37 This is the law of the buriit- 
offering, of the meal-offering, and 
of the sin-offering, and of the 
trespass-offering, and of '' the con- 
secration, and of the sacrifice of 
peace-offerings ; 38 \ which Jehovah 
commanded Moses in mount Sinai, 
in the day that he commanded the 
children of Israel to offer their 
oblations unto Jehovah, in the 
wilderness of Sinai. 

8 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 2 '^ Take Aaron 
and his sons with him, and the 
' garments, and "' the anointing oil, 
and the bullock of the sin-offering, 
and the two rams, and the basket 
of unleavened bread ; 3 and assem- 
ble thou all the congregation at the 
door of the tent of meeting. 4 And 
Moses did as Jehovah commanded 
him ; and the congregation was 
assembled at the door of the tent 
of meeting. 5 And Moses said unto 
the congregation. This is the thing 
which Jehovah hath commanded 
to be done. 

6 And "Moses brought Aaron 
and his sons, and washed them 
with water. 7 And he put upon 
him the coat, and girded him with 
the girdle, and clothed him with 
the robe, and put the ephod upon 
him, and he girded him with the 
skilfully woven band of the ephod, 
and bound it unto him therewith. 
8 And he placed the breastplate 

2 Or, portion 



108 



8.9 



LEVITICUS 



8.33 



Consecration of Aaron and his Sons 



upon him: and in the breastplate 
he put ^"the Urim and the Thum- 
mim. 9 And he set the ^ mitre 
upon his head ; and upon the ^mitre, 
in front, did he set Hhe golden 
plate, the holy crown ; as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 

10 And Moses took Hhe anoint- 
ing oil, and anointed the tabernacle 
and all that was therein, and 
sanctified them. 1 1 And he sprin- 
kled thereof upon the altar seven 
times, and anointed the altar and 
all its vessels, and the laver and its 
base, to ^sanctify them. 12 And 
he poured of the ''anointing oil 
upon Aaron's head, and anointed 
him, to sanctify him. 13 -^And 
Moses brought iVaron's sons, and 
clothed them with coats, and girded 
them with girdles, and bound 
head-tires upon them ; as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 

14 And he brought ^ the bullock 
of the sin-offering : and Aaron and 
his sons laid their hands upon the 
head of the bullock of the sin- 
offering. 1 5 And he slew it ; and 
Moses took the blood, and '* put it 
upon the horns of the altar round 
about with his finger, and purified 
the altar, and poured out the 
blood at the base of the altar, and 
sanctified it, to make atonement 
for it. 1 6 And he took all the fat 
that was upon the inwards, and 
the caul of the liver, and the two 
kidneys, and their fat ; and Moses 
burned it upon the altar. 1 7 ' But 
the bullock, and its skin, and its 
flesh, and its dung, he burnt with 
fire without the camp ; as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 

18 And he presented ''the ram 
of the burnt-offering : and Aaron 
and his sons laid their hands upon 
the head of the ram. 19 And he 
killed it ; and Moses sprinkled the 
blood upon the altar round about. 
20 And he cut the ram into its 
pieces ; and Moses ' burnt the head, 
and the pieces, and the fat. 21 
And he washed the inwards and 
the legs with water ; and Moses 
burnt the whole ram upon the 
altar : it was a burnt-offering for a 
sweet savor : it was an offering 
made by fire unto Jehovah ; as 
Jehovah commanded Moses. 

22 And he presented the other 
ram, ""the ram of consecration : and 
Aaron and his sons laid their hands 

1 That is, the Lights and the Perfections. 

2 Or, turban 



Ex. 

■Ex. 
' ver. 

Ex. 

37; 

Ex. 

Ex. 

Ex. 

ch. 

ch. 
■ ver. 

ch. 

ver. 



28. 30 

28. 36 

2'9. 30, 
30. 29 
30. 30 
20. 8, 9 

29. 10 
4. 7 
4. 11, 12 



Ex. 

21 



ch. 
Ps. 



31-34 
). 6 



Ex. 29. 31 



Ex. 29. 35 



104 



upon the head of the ram. 23 And 
he slew it ; and Moses took of the 
blood thereof, and "put it upon 
the tip of Aaron's right ear, and 
upon the thumb of his right hand, 
and upon the great toe of his right 
foot. 24 And he brought Aaron's 
sons; and Moses put of the blood 
upon the tip of their right ear, and 
upon the thumb of their right 
hand, and upon the great toe of 
their right foot : and Moses sprin- 
kled the blood upon the altar round 
about. 25 And he took the fat, 
and the fat tail, and all the fat 
that was upon the inwards, and 
the caul of the liver, and the two 
kidneys, and their fat, and the 
right ^ thigh : 26 and out of the 
basket of unleavened bread, that 
was before Jehovah, he took one 
unleavened cake, and one cake 
of oiled bread, and one wafer, 
and placed them on the fat, and 
upon the right thigh : 27 and 
he put the whole upon the hands 
of Aaron, and upon the hands 
of his sons, and waved them for 
a wave-offering before Jehovah. 
28 And Moses took them from off 
their hands, and burnt them on 
the altar upon the burnt-offering : 
they were a consecration for a 
sweet savor : it was an offering 
made by fire unto Jehovah. 29 And 
Moses took " the breast, and waved 
it for a wave-offering before Je- 
hovah : it was ^' Moses' ijortion of 
the ram of consecration ; as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 

30 And Moses took of the anoint- 
ing oil, and of the blood which was 
upon the altar, and sprinkled it 
upon Aaron, upon his garments, 
and upon his sons, and upon his 
sons' garments with him, and 
sanctified Aaron, his garments, and 
his sons, and his sons' garments 
with him. 

31 And Moses said unto Aaron 
and to his sons, «Boil the flesh at 
the door of the tent of meeting: 
and there eat it and the bread that 
is in the basket of consecration, 
"^as I commanded, saying, Aaron 
and his sons shall eat it. 32 And 
that which remaineth of the flesh 
and of the bread shall ye burn with 
fire. 33 ''And ye shall not go out 
from the door of the tent of meet- 
ing seven days, until the days of 
your consecration be fulfilled : for 

3 Or, shoulder 

* Or, as otherwise read, as I am commanded 



8.34 



LEVITICUS 



10.3 



Aai'oii oli'ers Sacrifices. The Sin of Nadab and Abiliu 



he shall ^ consecrate you seven days. 
34 As hath been done this day, so 
Jehovah hath commanded to do, to 
make atonement for you. 35 And 
at the door of the tent of meeting 
shall ye abide day and night seven 
days, and keep the charge of Jeho- 
vah, that ye die not: for so I am 
commanded. 36 And Aaron and 
his sons did all the things which 
Jehovah commanded by Moses, 

9 And it came to pass on the 
eighth day, that Moses called 
Aaron and his sons, and the elders 
of Israel ; 2 and he said unto 
Aaron, Take thee a calf of the 
herd for a sin-offering, and a ram 
for a burnt-offering, without blem- 
ish, and offer them before Jehovah. 
3 And unto the children of Israel 
thou shalt speak, saying. Take ye 
a he-goat for a sin-offering ; and a 
calf and a lamb, both a year old, 
without blemish, for a burnt-offer- 
ing ; 4 and an ox and a ram 
for peace-offerings, to sacrifice be- 
fore Jehovah ; and a meal-offering 
mingled with oil : for to-day Jeho- 
vah appeareth unto you. 5 And 
they brought that which Moses 
commanded before the tent of 
meeting : and all the congregation 
drew near and stood before Jeho- 
vah. 6 And Moses said, This is 
the thing which Jehovah com- 
manded that ye should do: and 
*' the glory of Jehovah shall appear 
unto you. 7 And Moses said unto 
Aaron, Draw near unto the altar, 
and oner thy sin-orffering, and thy 
burnt-offering, and make atone- 
ment for thyself, and for the peo- 
ple ; and offer the oblation of the 
people, and make atonement for 
them ; as Jehovah commanded. 

8 ^ So Aaron drew near unto the 
altar, and slew the calf of the sin- 
offering, which was for himself. 
9 ''And the sons of Aaron pre- 
sented the blood unto him ; and he 
dipped his finger in the blood, and 
put it upon the horns of the altar, 
and poured out the blood at the 
base of the altar: 10 but the fat, 
and the kidneys, and the caul from 
the liver of the sin-offering, he 
.burnt upon the altar ; as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 11 And the 
flesh and the skin he burnt with 
fire without the camp. 

12 And he slew the burnt-offer- 
ing; and Aaron's sons delivered 
unto him the blood, and he 

1 Heb. Jill your liand. 



" ver. 23 
b ch. 4. 1-12 
" ver. 12, 18 



«ch. 1. 1-13 
/ch. 2. 1-3 



y ch. 3. 6 



ft ch. 3. 1-11 



i ch. 7. 30-34 



' 1 K. 18. 38 



Ex. 24. 1,9; 
Num. 3. 2 



ch. 16. 12 



Num. 
20. 61 



105 



sprinkled it upon the altar round 
about. 1 3 And they delivered the 
burnt-offering unto him, piece by 
piece, and the head : and he burnt 
them upon the altar. 14 And he 
washed the inwards and the legs, 
and burnt them upon the burnt- 
offering on the altar. 

15 And he presented the people's 
oblation, and took the "^ goat of the 
sin-offering which was for the peo- 
ple, and slew it, and offered it for 
sin, as the first. 16 And he pre- 
sented the burnt-offering, and 
offered it according to ''the ordi- 
nance. 17 And he presented -^the 
meal-offering, and filled his hand 
therefrom, and burnt it upon the 
altar, ^besides the burnt-offering 
of the morning. 

18 ''He slew also the ox and the 
ram, the sacrifice of peace-offerings, 
which was for the people : and 
Aaron's sons delivered unto him 
the blood, which he sprinkled upon 
the altar round about, 1 9 and the 
fat of the ox and of the ram, the fat 
tail, and that which covereth the 
imvards, and the kidnej^s, and the 
caul of the liver : 20 and they put 
the fat upon the breasts, and he 
burnt the fat upon the altar: 
21 and 'the breasts and the right 
thigh Aaron waved for a wave-offer- 
ing before Jehovah ; as Moses com- 
manded. 

22 And Aaron lifted up his hands 
toward the people, and blessed 
them ; and he came down from 
offering the sin-offering, and the 
burnt-offering, and the peace-offer- 
ings. 23 And Moses and Aaron 
went into the tent of meeting, and 
came out, and blessed the people : 
and *the glory of Jehovah appeared 
unto all the people. 24 ^ And there 
came forth fire from before Jeho- 
vah, and consumed upon the al- 
tar the burnt-offering and the fat: 
and when all the people saw it, 
they shouted, and fell on their 

^ f\ And "^Nadab and Abihu, 
WJ the sons of Aaron, took each 
of them his "censer, and put fire 
therein, and laid incense thereon, 
and offered strange fire before Je- 
hovah, which he had not com- 
manded them. 2 "And there came 
forth fire from before Jehovah, and 
devoured them, and they died be- 
fore Jehovah. 3 Then Moses said 
unto Aaron, This is it that Jehovah 
spake, saying, I will be sanctified in 



10.4 



LEVITICUS 



11.9 



Tiie Sin of Nadab and Abihu. The Priests' Duties and Portions, ('lean and Undcan Animals 



them that ^ " come nigh me, and be- 
fore all the people I will be glorified. 
And Aaron held his peace. 4 And 
Moses called *Mishael and Elza- 
phan, the sons of Uzziel the uncle 
of Aaron, and said unto them, Draw 
near, carry your brethren from be- 
fore the sanctuary out of the camp. 
5 So they drew near, and carried 
them in their ''coats out of the camp, 
as Moses had said. 6 And Moses 
said unto Aaron, and unto Eleazar 
and unto Ithamar, his sons, -''Let 
not the hair of your heads go loose, 
neither rend your clothes ; that ye 
die not, and that he be not " wroth 
with all the congregation : but let 
your brethren, the whole house of 
Israel, bewail the burning which 
Jehovah hath kindled. 7 And ye 
shall not go out from the door of 
the tent of meeting, lest ye die ; for 
•''the anointing oil of Jehovah is 
upon you. And they did accord- 
ing to the word of Moses. 

8 And Jehovah spake unto 
Aaron, saying, 9 ^ Drink no wine 
nor strong drink, thou, nor thy 
sons with thee, when ye go into the 
tent of meeting, that ye die not : it 
shall be a statute for ever through- 
out your generations : 10 and ^''that 
ye may make a distinction between 
the holy and the common, and be- 
tween the unclean and the clean ; 
11 and ^that 'ye may teach the 
children of Israel all the statutes 
which Jehovah hath spoken unto 
them by Moses. 

1 2 And Moses spake unto Aaron, 
and unto * Eleazar and unto Itha- 
mar, his sons that were left, ' Take 
the meal-offering that remaineth of 
the offerings of Jehovah made by 
fire, and eat it without leaven be- 
side the altar ; for it is most holy ; 
1 3 and ye shall eat it in a holy 
place, because it is thy portion, and 
thy sons' portion, of the offerings of 
Jehovah made by fire : for so I am 
commanded. 1 4 '■' And the wave- 
breast and the heave-thigh shall ye 
eat in a clean place, thou, and thy 
sons, and thy daughters with thee : 
for they are given as thy portion, 
and thy sons' portion, out of the 
sacrifices of the peace-offerings of 
the children of Israel. 15 "The 
heave-thigh and the wave-breast 
shall they bring with the offerings 
made by fire of the fat, to wave it 

1 Or, are nigh 

2 Ace. to Sept., Vulg., and Syr., Uncover not 
your heads. 3 Or, ye sluill 



" ch. 21. G ; 

Ex. 30. 30 
b Ex. 6. 18, 22 
<^ ch. 8. 13 ; 

Ex. 29. 6 
d ch. 21. 1-0, 

10-12 
' Num. 1. 

53 ; 16, 22, 

40; 18. 6; 

Josh. 7. 1 ; 

22. 18, 20 ; 

2 Sam. 24. 

1 
/ch. 21. 15 
'J Ezek. 44. 

21 
h ch. 11. 47 ; 

20. 25 ; 

Ezek. 22. 

26 
'■ Dt. 17. 10, 

11 ; 33. 10 
fc Ex. 6. 23 ; 

Num. 3. 2 
' ch. 6. 14-18 
"'' ch. 7. 30-34 
" ch. 7. 34 



" ch. 6. 24-30 
P ch. 22. 16 ; 

Ex. 28. 38 ; 

Num. 18. 1 
9 ch. 6. 30 



Dt. 14. 3-21 



Acts 10. 14 



106 



for a wave-offering before Jeho- 
vah : and it shall be thine, and thy 
sons' with thee, as a portion for 
ever ; as Jehovah hath commanded. 
1 6 And Moses diligently sought 
the goat of the sin-offering, and, 
behold, it was burnt: and he was 
angry with Eleazar and with 
Ithamar^ the sons of Aaron that 
were lett, saying, 17 Wherefore 
" have ye not eaten the sin-offering 
in the place of the sanctuary, see- 
ing it is most holy, and he hath 
given it you '^ to bear ^ the iniq- 
uity of the congregation, to make 
atonement for them before Jeho- 
vah'? 18 Behold, f the blood of it 
was not brought into the sanctu- 
ary within : ye should certainly 
have eaten it in the sanctuary, as 
I commanded. 19 And Aaron 
spake unto Moses, Behold, this day 
have they offered their sin-offering 
and their burnt-offering before Je- 
hovah ; and there have befallen 
me such things as these : and if I 
had eaten the sin-offering to-day, 
would it have been well-pleasing 
in the sight of Jehovah 1 20 And 
when ]\Ioses heard that, it was 
well-pleasing in his sight. 

nAnd Jehovah spake unto 
Moses and to Aaron, saying 
unto them, 2 Speak unto the chil- 
dren of Israel, saying, "" These are 
the living things which ye may 
eat among all the beasts that are 
on the earth. 3 Whatsoever part- 
eth the hoof, and is cloven-footed, 
and ^ cheweth the cud, among the 
beasts, tl^t may ye eat. 4 Never- 
theless * these shall ye not eat of 
them that chew the cud, or of 
them that part the hoof : the 
camel, because he ^cheweth the 
cud but parteth not the hoof, he 
is unclean unto you. 5 And the 
^ coney, because he ^cheweth the 
cud but parteth not the hoof, he 
is unclean unto you. 6 And the 
hare, because she ^cheweth the cud 
but parteth not the hoof, she is 
unclean unto you. 7 And the 
swine, because he parteth the hoof, 
and is clovenfooted, but ^ cheweth 
not the cud, he is unclean unto 
you. 8 Of their flesh ye shall not 
eat, and their carcasses ye shall 
not touch ; they are unclean unto 
you. 
9 These may ye eat of all that 

* Or, to take away ° Heb. hrinaeth up. 

6 Heb. shaphan, the Hyrax Syriacus or rock- 
badger. 



11.10 



LEVITICUS 



11.40 



Clean and Unclean Animals. Uncleanness from Carcasses 



are in the waters : whatsoever hath 
fins and scales in the waters, in 
the seas, and in the rivers, that 
may ye eat. 10 And all that have 
not fins and scales in the seas, and 
in the rivers, of all that move in 
the waters, and of all the living 
creatures that are in the waters, 
they are an abomination unto you, 
11 and they shall be an abomina- 
tion unto you ; ye shall not eat of 
their flesh, and their carcasses ye 
shall have in abomination. l2 
Whatsoever hath no fins nor scales 
in the waters, that is an abomina- 
tion unto you. 

13 And these ye shall have in 
abomination among the birds ; 
they shall not be eaten, they are 
an abomination : the ^ eagle, and 
the gier-eagle, and the ospray, 
14 and the kite, and the falcon 
after its kind, 15 every raven after 
its kind, 16 and the ostrich, and 
the ^night-hawk, and the sea- 
mew, and the hawk after its kind, 
1 7 and the little owl, and the cor- 
morant, and the great owl, 18 and 
the ^horned owl, and the peli- 
can, and the vulture, 1 9 and the 
stork, the ^ heron after its kind, 
and the hoopoe, and the bat. 

20 All winged creeping things 
that go upon all fours are an 
abomination unto you. 21 Yet 
these may ye eat of all winged 
creeping things that go upon all 
fours, which have legs above their 
feet, wherewith to leap upon the 
earth; 22 even these of them ye may 
eat : the ^locust after its kind, and 
the ^ bald locust after its kind, and 
the ^ cricket after its kind, and the 
^ grasshopper after its kind. 23 But 
all winged creeping things, which 
have four feet, are an abomination 
unto you. 

24 And by these ye shall become 
unclean : whosoever toucheth the 
carcass of them shall be unclean 
until the even ; 25 and * whosoever 
beareth aught of the carcass of 
them shall wash his clothes, and 
be unclean until the even. 26 
Every beast which parteth the hoof, 
and is not clovenfooted, nor chew- 
eth the cud, is unclean unto you : 
every one that toucheth them shall 
be unclean. 27 And whatsoever 
goeth upon its paws, among all 

1 Or, great vulture 

2 Heb. tahmas, of uncertain meaning. 

3 Or, swan * Or, ibis 

5 Four kinds of locusts or grasshoppers, which 
are not certainly known. 



b ch. 6. 28 ; 
16. r2 



<^ch. 17. 15; 

22. 8 



107 



beasts that go on all fours, they 
are unclean unto you : whoso 
toucheth their carcass shall be 
unclean until the even. 28 And 
he that beareth the carcass of them 
shall wash his clothes, and be un- 
clean until the even : they are 
unclean unto you. 

29 And these are they which are 
unclean unto you among the creep- 
ing things that creep upon the 
earth : the weasel, and the mouse, 
and the great lizard after its kind, 

30 and the ^ gecko, and the ^ land- 
crocodile, and the *^ lizard, and the 
^sand-lizard, and the chameleon. 

31 These are they which are un- 
clean to you among all that creep : 
whosoever doth touch them, when 
they are dead, shall be unclean 
until the even. 32 And upon 
whatsoever any of them, when 
they are dead, doth fall, it shall be 
unclean ; whether it be any vessel 
of wood, or raiment, or skin, or 
sack, whatsoever vessel it be, 
wherewith any work is done, it- 
must be put into water, ana it 
shall be unclean until the even- 
then shall it be clean. 33 And 
every * earthen vessel, whereinto 
any of them falleth, whatsoever is 
in it shall be unclean, and it j^e 
shall break. 34 All food therein 
which may be eaten, that on 
which water cometh, shall be un- 
clean ; and all drink that may be 
drunk in every such vessel shall 
be unclean. 35 And everything 
whereupon any i-iart of their car- 
cass falleth shall be unclean ; 
whether oven, or '^ range for pots, 
it shall be broken in pieces : they 
are unclean, and shall be unclean 
unto you. 36 Nevertheless a foun- 
tain or a ^ pit wherein is a gather- 
ing of water shall be clean : but 
^ that which toucheth their carcass 
shall be unclean. 37 And if aught 
of their carcass fall upon any sow- 
ing seed which is to be sown, it is 
clean. 38 But if water be put 
upon the seed, and aught of their 
carcass fall thereon, it is unclean 
unto you. 

39 And if any beast, of which 
ye may eat, die ; he that toucheth 
the carcass thereof shall be un- 
clean until the even. 40 And " he 
that eateth of the carcass of it 
shall wash his clothes, and be un- 



fi Words of uncertain meaning, but probably 
denoting four kinds of lizards. 

' Or, steicpan 8 Qr, cistern 9 Or, he who 



11.41 



LEVITICUS 



13.9 



Creeping Things not to be eaten. Puiiiication of Women. The Test of Leprosy 



clean until the even : he also that 
beareth the carcass of it shall wash 
his clothes, and be unclean until 
the even. 

41 *And every creeping thing 
that creepeth upon the earth is an 
abomination ; it shall not be eaten. 
42 Whatsoever goeth upon the 
belly, and whatsoever goeth upon 
all fours, or whatsoever hath many 
feet, even all creeping things that 
creep upon the earth, them ye 
shall not eat; for they are an 
abomination. 43 *Ye shall not 
make yourselves abominable with 
any creeping thing that creepeth, 
neither shall ye make yourselves 
unclean with them, that ye should 
be defiled thereby. 44 For " I am 
Jehovah your God : sanctify your- 
selves therefore, and '^ be ye holy ; 
for I am holy : neither shall ye 
defile yourselves with any manner 
of creeping thing that moveth 
upon the earth. 45 ''For I am 
Jehovah that brought you up out 
of the land of Egypt, to be your 
God : ye shall therefore be holy, 
for I am holy. 

46 This is the law of the beast, 
and of the bird, and of every living 
creature that moveth in the waters, 
and of every creature that creep- 
eth upon the earth; 47 -^to make 
a distinction between the unclean 
and the clean, and between the 
living thing that may be eaten 
and the living thing that may not 
be eaten. 

-^ O And Jehovah spake unto 
JLw Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto 
the children of Israel, saying, If a 
woman conceive seed, and bear a 
man-child, then she shall be un- 
clean seven days ; " as in the days 
of the ^ impurity of her sickness 
shall she be unclean. 3 And in 
''the eighth day the flesh of his 
foreskin shall be circumcised. 4 
iVnd she shall continue in the 
blood of her purifying three and 
thirty days; she shall touch no 
hallowed thing, nor come into the 
sanctuary, until the days of her 
purifying be fulfilled. 5 But if 
she bear a maid-child, then she 
shall be unclean two weeks, as in 
her ^ impurity ; and she shall con- 
tinue in the blood of her purifying 
threescore and six days. 

6 And * when the days of her 
purifying are fulfilled, for a son, 
or for a daughter, she shall bring 

1 Or, separation 



" ver. 29 
b ch. 20. 25 
<= Ex. 6. 7 ; 
16. 12 ; 23. 

d 1 Pet. 1. 16 
^ch. 22. .33; 

2.5. 38 ; 26. 

45 
/ch. 10. 10 
!' ch. 15. 19 ; 

18. 19 
h Gen. 17. 12 
' Lk. 2. 22 



fc ch. 6. 7 
I Lk. 2. 22-24 
"' ch. 5. 7 



" Dt. 24. 8 



a lamb a year old for a burnt- 
offering, and a young pigeon, or 
a turtle-dove, ^for a sin-offering, 
unto the door of the tent of meet- 
ing, unto the priest : 7 and he 
shall offer it before Jehovah, and 
make atonement for her ; and she 
shall be cleansed from the fountain 
of her blood. This is the law for 
her that beareth, whether a male 
or a female. 8 And if her means 
suffice not for a lamb, then she 
shall take ' two turtle-doves, or 
two young pigeons ; '" the one for 
a burnt-off'ering, and the other for 
a sin-offering : and the priest shall 
make atonement for her, and she 
shall be clean. 

-j O And Jehovah spake unto 
JL O Moses and unto Aaron, say- 
ing, 2 When a man shall have in 
the skin of his flesh a rising, or a 
scab, or a bright spot, and it be- 
come in the skin of his flesh the 
plague of leprosy, "then he shall 
be brought unto Aaron the priest, 
or unto one of his sons the priests : 
3 and the priest shall look on the 
plague in the skin of the flesh : and 
if the hair in the plague be turned 
white, and the appearance of the 

Elague be deeper than the skin of 
is flesh, it is the plague of leprosy ; 
and the priest shall look on him, 
and pronounce him unclean. 4 And 
if the bright spot be white in the 
skin of his flesh, and the appear- 
ance thereof be not deeper than 
the skin, and the hair thereof be 
not turned white, then the priest 
shall shut up him that hath the 
plague seven days : 5 and the 
priest shall look on him the seventh 
day : and, behold, if in his eyes the 

Elague be at a stay, and the plague 
e not spread in the skin, then the 
priest shall shut him up seven days 
more : 6 and the priest shall look 
on him again the seventh day ; 
and, behold, if the plague be dim, 
and the plagvie be not spread in 
the skin, then the priest shall pro- 
nounce him clean : it is a scab : 
and he shall wash his clothes, and 
be clean. 7 But if the scab spread 
abroad in the skin, after that he 
hath showed himself to the priest 
for his cleansing, he shall show 
himself to the priest again : 8 and 
the priest shall look ; and, behold, 
if the scab be spread in the skin, 
then the priest shall pronounce 
him unclean : it is leprosy. 
9 When the plague of leprosy 



108 



13.10 



LEVITICUS 



13.36 



The Test of Leprosy 



is in a man, then he shall be 
•brought unto the priest; 10 and 
the priest shall look ; and, behold, 
if there be a "'white rising in the 
skin, and it have turned the hair 
white, and there be quick raw 
flesh in the rising, 11 it is an old 
leprosy in the skin of his flesh, 
and the priest shall pronounce 
him unclean : he shall not shut 
him up ; for he is unclean, 12 And 
if the leprosy break out abroad in 
the skin, and the leprosy cover all 
the skin of him that hath the plague 
from his head even to his feet, as 
far as appeareth to the priest ; 1 3 
then the priest shall look ; and, be- 
hold, if the leprosy have covered 
all his flesh, he shall pronounce 
him clean that hath the plague : it 
is all turned white : he is clean. 

14 But whensoever raw flesh ap- 
peareth in him, he shall be unclean. 

15 And the priest shall look on 
the raw flesh, and pronounce him 
unclean : the raw flesh is unclean : 
it is leprosy. 16 Or if the raw 
flesh turn again, and be changed 
unto white, then he shall come 
unto the priest ; 1 7 and the priest 
shall look on him ; and, behold, if 
the plague be turned into white, 
then the priest shall pronounce 
him clean that hath the plague : 
he is clean. 

18 And when the flesh hath in 
the skin thereof a boil, and it is 
healed, 19 and in the place of the 
boil there is a white rising, or a 
bright spot, reddish-w^hite, then 
it shall be showed to the priest ; 
20 and the priest shall look ; and, 
behold, if the appearance thereof 
be lower than the skin, and the 
hair thereof be turned white, then 
the priest shall pronounce him un- 
clean : it is the plague of leprosy, 
it hath broken out in the boil. 2 1 
But if the priest look on it, and, 
behold, there be no white hairs 
therein, and it be not lower than 
the skin, but be dim ; then the 
priest shall shut him up seven 
days : 22 and if it spread abroad 
in the skin, then the priest shall 
pronounce him unclean : it is a 
plague. 23 But if the' bright spot 
stay in its place, and be not spread, 
it is the scar of the boil ; and the 
priest shall pronounce him clean. 

24 Or when the flesh hath in the 
skin thereof a burning by fire, and 
the quick fieah of the burning be- 
come a bright spot, reddish- white. 



Num. 12. 
10; 2 K. .'-.. 
'.7 ; 2 Chr. 

•2U. ID, -JM 



or white ; 25 then the priest shall 
look upon it ; and, behold, if the 
hair in the bright spot be turned 
white, and the appearance thereof 
be deeper than the skin ; it is lep- 
rosy, it hath broken out in the 
burning : and the priest shall pro- 
nounce him unclean : it is the 
plague of leprosy. 26 But if the 
priest look on it, and, behold, there 
be no white hair in the bright spot, 
and it be no lower than the skin, 
but be dim ; then the priest shall 
shut him up seven days : 27 and 
the priest shall look upon him the 
seventh day : if it spread abroad 
in the skin, then the priest shall 
pronounce him unclean : it is the 
plague of leprosy. 28 And if the 
bright spot stay in its place, and 
be not spread in the skin, but be 
dim ; it is- the rising of the burn- 
ing, and the priest shall pronounce 
him clean : for it is the scar of the 
burning. 

29 And when a man or woman 
hath a plague upon the head or 
upon the beard, 30 then the priest 
shall look on the plague ; and, be- 
hold, if the appearance thereof be 
deeper than the skin, and there 
be in it yellow thin hair, then the 
priest shall pronounce him un- 
clean : it is a scall, it is leprosy of 
the head or of the beard. 31 And 
if the priest look on the plague of 
the scall, and, behold, the appear- 
ance thereof be not deeper than 
the skin, and there be no black 
hair in it, then the priest shall 
shut up him that hath the plague 
of the scall seven days : 32 and 
in the seventh day the priest shall 
look on the plague; and, behold, 
if the scall oe not spread, and 
there be in it no yellow hair, and 
the appearance of the scall be not 
deeper than the skin, 33 then he 
shall be shaven, but the scall shall 
he not shave ; and the priest shall 
shut up him that hath the scall 
seven days more : 34 and in the 
seventh day the priest shall look 
on the scall ; and, behold, if the 
scall be not spread in the skin, 
and the appearance thereof be not- 
deeper than the skin ; then the 
priest shall pronounce him clean : 
and he shall wash his clothes, and 
be clean. 35 But if the scall 
spread abroad in the skin after 
his cleansing, 36 then the priest 
shall look on him ; and, behold, 
if the scall be spread in the skin, 



109 



13.37 



LEVITICUS 



14.5 



The Test of Leprosy. Offerings tor the Cleansing of a Leper 



the priest shall not seek for the 
yellow hair ; he is unclean. 37 But 
if in his eyes the scall be at a stay, 
and black hair be grown up therein : 
the scall is healed, he is clean: and 
the priest shall pronounce him clean. 

38 And when a man or a woman 
hath in the skin of the flesh bright 
spots, even white bright spots ; 
39 then the priest shall look ; and, 
behold, if the bright spots in the 
skin of their flesh be of a dull 
white, it is a tetter, it hath broken 
out in the skin ; he is clean. 

40 And if a man's hair be fallen 
off his head, he is bald ; yet is he 
clean. 41 And if his hair be fallen 
off from the front part of his head, 
he is forehead bald ; yet is he clean. 
42 But if there be in the bald head, 
or the bald forehead, a reddish- 
white plague; it is leprosy break- 
ing out in his bald head, or his 
bald forehead. 43 Then the priest 
shall look upon him; and, behold, 
if the rising of the plague be red- 
dish-white in his bald head, or in 
his bald forehead, as the appear- 
ance of leprosy in the skin of the 
flesh ; 44 he is a leprous man, he 
is unclean : the priest shall surely 
pronounce him unclean ; his plague 
is in his head. 

45 And the leper in whom the 
plague is, his clothes shall be rent, 
and " the hair of his head shall go 
loose, and he shall ''cover his upper 
lip, and shall cry, '^ Unclean, un- 
clean. 46 AH the days wherein 
the plague is in him he shall be 
unclean ; he is unclean : he shall 
dwell alone ; ''without the camp 
shall his dwelling be. 

47 The garment also that the 
plague of leprosy is in, whether it 
be a woollen garment, or a linen 
garment; 48 whether it be in 
^ warp, or woof ; of linen, or of 
woollen ; whether in a skin, or in 
anything made of skin ; 49 if the 
plague be greenish or reddish in 
the garment, or in the skin, or in 
the warp, or in the woof , or in any- 
thing or skin ; it is the plague of 
leprosy, and shall be sho\ved unto 
the priest. 50 And the priest shall 
look upon the plague, and shut up 
that which hath the plague seven 
days : 51 and he shall look on the 
plague on the seventh day : if the 
plague be spread in the garment, 
either in the warp, or in the woof, 
or in the skin, whatever service 

1 Or, woven or knitted stuff {a,nd in ver. 49, &c.) 



" ch. 10 


6 


6 Ezek. 


24. 


17, 22 




Mic. 3. 7 


= Lam. 


1. 15 


d Num. 


5.1- 


4; 12. 


14 


«Mt. 8.4; 


Mk. 1 


44; 


Lk. 5. 


14; 


17. 14 




/ch. 13 


46 



■" ver. 6, 49, 
51, 52; 
Nvxm. 19. 6 



110 



skin is used for ; the plague is a 
fretting leprosy ; it is unclean. 
52 And he shall burn the garment, 
whether the warp or the woof, in 
woollen or in linen, or anything of 
skin, wherein the plague is : for it 
is a fretting leprosy ; it shall be 
burnt in the fire. 

53 And if the priest shall look, 
and, behold, the plague be not 
spread in the garment, either in 
the warp, or in the woof, or in any- 
thing of skin ; 54 then the priest 
shall command that they wasn the 
thing wherein the plague is, and 
he shall shut it up seven days 
more : 55 and the priest shall look, 
after that the plague is washed ; 
and, behold, if the plague have not 
changed its color, and the plague 
be not spread, it is unclean; thou 
shalt burn it in the fire : it is a 
fret, ^whether the bareness be 
within or without. 

56 And if the priest look, and, 
behold, the plague be dim after 
the washing thereof, then he shall 
rend it out of the garment, or out 
of the skin, or out of the warp, or 
out of the woof : 57 and if it ap- 
pear still in the garment, either 
in the warp, or in the woof, or in 
anything of skin, it is breaking 
out : thou shalt burn that wherein 
the plague is with fire. 58 And 
the garment, either the warp, or the 
woof, or w^hatsoever thing of skin 
it be, which thou shalt wash, 
if the plague be departed from 
them, then it shall be washed the 
second time, and shall be clean. 

59 This is the law of the plague 
of leprosy in a garment of woollen 
or linen, either in the warp, or the 
woof, or anything of skin, to pro- 
nounce it clean, or to pronounce it 
unclean. 

MAnd Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 2 This shall 
be the law of the leper in the day 
of his cleansing: ^he shall be 
brought unto tne priest : 3 and 
the priest shall go forth -^out of the 
camp ; and the priest shall look ; 
and, behold, if the plague of leprosy 
be healed in the leper, 4 then shall 
the priest command to take for 
him that is to be cleansed two 
living clean birds, and ^ cedar- wood, 
and scarlet, and hyssop : 5 and the 
priest shall command to kill one of 
the birds in an earthen vessel over 

2 Heb. whether it be bald in the head thereof, 
or in thejorehead thereof. 



14.6 



LEVITICUS 



14.29 



Offerings for the Cleansing- of a Leper 



I running water. 6 As for the liv- 
ing bird, he shall take it, and "the 
cedar-wood, and the scarlet, and 
the hyssop, and shall dip them and 
the living bird in the blood of the 
bird that was killed over the ^ run- 
ning water: 7 and he shall sprinkle 
upon him that is to be cleansed 
from the leprosy seven times, and 
shall pronounce him clean, and 
shall let go the living bird into the 
open field. 8 And * he that is to be 
cleansed shall wash his clothes, 
and shave off all his hair, and bathe 
himself in water ; and " he shall be 
clean : and after that he shall come 
into the camp, but shall dwell out- 
side his tent seven days. 9 And 
it shall be on the seventh day, 
that he shall shave all his hair off 
his head and his beard and his 
eyebrows, even all his hair he 
shall shave off: and he shall wash 
his clothes, and he shall bathe his 
flesh in water, and '^he shall be 
clean. 

10 And on the eighth day he 
shall take two he-lambs without 
blemish, and one ewe-lamb a year 
old without blemish, and three 
tenth parts of an ephah pi fine flour 
for a meal-offering, mingled with 
oil, and one ^log of oil. 11 And 
the priest that cleanseth him shall 
set the man that is to be cleansed, 
and those things, before Jehovah, 
at the door of the tent of meeting. 
12 And the priest shall take one 
of the he-lambs, and offer him for 
a -^trespass-offering, and the ^log 
of oil, and wave them for a wave- 
offering before Jehovah : 1 3 and he 
shall kill the he-lamb in ^ the place 
where they kill the sin-offering 
and the burnt-offering, in the place 
of the sanctuary : for * as the sin- 
offering is the priest's, so is the 
trespass-offering : it is most holy. 
1 4 And the priest shall take of the 
blood of the * trespass-offering, and 
the priest shall put it upon 'the 
tip of the right ear of him that is 
to be cleansed, and upon the thumb 
of his right hand, and upon the 
great toe of his right foot. 1 5 And 
the priest shall take of the "* log of 
oil, and pour it into the palm of 
his own left hand ; 1 6 and the 
priest shall dip his right finger in 
the oil that is in his left hand, and 
shall sprinkle of the oil with his 
finger seven times before Jehovah. 
17 And of the rest of the oil that 

1 Heb. living. 



"■ ver. 4 
'' Num. 8. 7 
" ver. 9, 20 
d ver. 8, 20 
" ver. 12, 15, 

21, 24 
/ver. 19 
'J ver. 10 
'>' ch. 1. 11 
' ch. 6. 24-30 
fc ver. 19 
' ch. 8. 23, 24 
""■ ver. 10 



i' ch. 5. 11 : 

27. 8 



' ch. 6. 7 

t ver. 21, 24, 

2,5 
" ver. 10, 11 



" ver. 10 



'^ ver. 14 



is in his hand shall the priest put 
upon the tip of the right ear of him 
that is to be cleansed, and upon 
the thumb of his right hand, and 
upon the great toe of his right 
foot, upon the blood of the trespass- 
offering : 18 and the rest of the oil 
that is in the priest's hand he shall 
put upon the head of him that 
is to be cleansed : and the priest 
shall make atonement for him 
before Jehovah. 1 9 And the priest 
shall offer the "sin-offering, and 
make atonement for him that is to 
be cleansed because of his unclean- 
ness : and afterward he shall kill 
the burnt-offering; 20 and the 
priest shall offer the burnt-offering 
and the meal-offering upon the 
altar : and the priest shall make 
atonement for him, and "he shall 
be clean. 

21 '''And if he be poor, and can- 
not get so much, then he shall take 
one he-lamb for a ^ trespass-offering 
to be waved, to make atonement 
for him, and one tenth part of an 
ephah of fine flour mingled with oil 
for a meal-offering, and a 'log of 
oil ; 22 and two turtle-doves, or 
two young pigeons, such as he is 
able to get ; and * the one shall 
be a * sin-offering, and the other a 
burnt-offering. 23 And "on the 
eighth day he shall bring them for 
his cleansing unto the priest, unto 
the door of the tent of meeting, 
before Jehovah : 24 and the priest 
shall take the lamb of the trespass- 
offering, and *'the log of oil, and 
the priest shall wave them for a 
wave-offering before Jehovah. 25 
And he shall kill the lamb of the 
trespass-offering ; and the priest 
shall take of the blood of the tres- 
pass-offering, and put it upon '^ the 
tip of the right ear of him that is 
to be cleansed, and upon the thumb 
of his right hand, and upon the 
great toe of his right foot. 26 And 
the priest shall pour of the oil into 
the palm of his own left hand ; 
27 and the priest shall sprinkle 
with his right finger some of the 
oil that is in his left hand seven 
times before Jehovah : 28 and the 

Eriest shall put of the oil that is in 
is hand upon the tip of the right 
ear of him that is to be cleansed, 
and upon the thumb of his right 
hand, and upon the great toe of his 
right foot, upon the place of the 
blood of the trespass-offering : 
29 and the rest of the oil that is in 



111 



14. 30 



LEVITICUS 



15. 



The Gleausing of Infected Houses. Ceremonial Uncleannesses 



the priest's hand he shall put upon 
the head of him that is to be 
cleansed, to make atonement for 
him before Jehovah. 30 And he 
shall offer one of the turtle-doves, 
or of the young pigeons, such as he 
is able to get, 31 even such as he is 
able to get, "the one for a sin- 
offering, and the other for a burnt- 
offering, with the meal-offering : 
and the priest shall make atone- 
ment for him that is to be cleansed 
before Jehovah. 32 This is the 
law of him in whom is the plague 
of leprosy, who is not able to get 
that ivhich 'pertaineth to his cleans- 
ing. 

33 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses and unto Aaron, saying, 
34 When ye are come into the 
land of Canaan, which I give to 
you for a possession, and I put the 
plague of leprosy in a house of the 
land of your possession ; 35 then 
he that owneth the house shall 
come and tell the priest, saying. 
There seemeth to me to be as it 
were *a plague in the house. 36 
And the priest shall command that 
they empty the house, before the 
priest goeth in to see the plague, 
that all that is in the house be not 
made unclean: and afterward the 
priest shall go in to see the house : 
37 and he shall look on the plague ; 
and, behold, if the plague be in the 
walls of the house with hollow 
streaks, greenish or reddish, and 
the appearance thereof be lower 
than the wall ; 38 then the priest 
shall go out of the house to the 
door of the house, and shut up 
the house seven days. 39 And the 
priest shall come again the seventh 
day, and shall look ; and, behold, if 
the plague be spread in the walls 
of the house ; 40 then the priest 
shall command that they take out 
the stones in which the plague is, 
and cast them into an unclean place 
without the city: 41 and he shall 
cause the house to be scraped within 
round about, and they shall pour 
out the mortar, that they scrape 
off, without the city into an un- 
clean place : 42 and they shall take 
other stones, and put them in the 
place of those stones ; and he shall 
take other mortar, and shall plaster 
the house. 

43 And if the plague come again, 
and break out in the house, after 
that he hath taken out the stones, 
and after he hath scraped the 



ch. 5. 7 
' Ps. 91. 10 



d ver. 4 



ch. 22. 4 ; 
Num. 5. 2 ; 
2 Sam. 3. 
29 



112 



house, and after it is plastered ; 

44 then the priest shall come in and 
look ; and, behold, if the plague be 
spread in the house, it is a fretting 
leprosy in the house : it is unclean. 

45 And he shall break down the 
house, the stones of it, and the 
timber thereof, and all the mortar 
of the house ; and he shall carry 
them forth out of the city into an 
''unclean place. 46 Moreover he 
that goeth into the house all the 
while that it is shut up shall be un- 
clean until the even. 47 And he 
that lieth in the house shall wash 
his clothes ; and he that eateth in 
the house shall wash his clothes. 

48 And if the priest shall come 
in, and look, and, behold, the 
plague hath not spread in the 
house, after the house was plas- 
tered ; then the priest shall pro- 
nounce the house clean, because 
the plague is healed. 49 And he 
shall take to cleanse the house ''two 
birds, and cedar-wood, and scarlet, 
and hyssop : 50 and he shall kill 
one of the birds in an earthen 
vessel over ^running water: 51 
and he shall take the cedar-wood, 
and the hyssop, and the scarlet, and 
the living bird, and dip them 
in the blood of the slain bird, and 
in the ^ running water, and sprinkle 
the house seven times : 52 and he 
shall cleanse the house with the 
blood of the bird, and with the 
^running water, and with the liv- 
ing bird, and with the cedar- wood, 
and with the hyssop, and with the 
scarlet: 53 but he shall let go the 
living bird out of the city into 
the open field : so shall he make 
atonement for the house ; and it 
shall be clean. 

54 This is the law for all manner 
of plague of lejjrosy, and for a scall, 
55 and for the leprosy of a gar- 
ment, and for a house, 56 and for 
a rising, and for a scab, and for a 
bright spot ; 57 to teach w^hen it is 
unclean, and when it is clean : this 
is the law of leprosy. 
•i ^ And Jehovah spake unto 
X ^ Moses and to Aaron, saying, 
2 Speak unto the children of 
Israel, and say unto them, ^ When 
any man hath an issue out of his 
flesh, because of his issue he is 
unclean. 3 And this shall be his 
uncleanness in his issue : w^hether 
his flesh run with his issue, or his 
flesh be stopped from his issue, it 

1 Heb. living. 



15.4 



LEVITICUS 



15.30 



Ceremonial lliicleaiiiiesses 



is his uncleanness. 4 Every bed 
whereon he that hath the issue 
lieth shall be unclean ; and every- 
thing whereon he sitteth shall be 
unclean. 5 And whosoever touch- 
eth his bed shall wash his clothes, 
and bathe himself in water, and be 
unclean until the even. 6 And he 
that sitteth on anything whereon 
he that hath the issue sat shall 
wash his clothes, and bathe himself 
in water, and be unclean until the 
even. 7 And he that toucheth the 
flesh of him that hath the issue 
shall wash his clothes, and bathe 
himself in water, and be unclean 
until the even. 8 And if he that 
hatli the issue spit upon him that is 
clean, then he shall wash his 
clothes, and bathe himself in water, 
and be unclean until the even. 
9 And w^hat ^ saddle soever he that 
hath the issue rideth upon shall be 
unclean, 10 And whosoever touch- 
eth anything that was under him 
shall be unclean until the even : 
and he that beareth those things 
shall wash his clothes, and bathe 
himself in water, and be unclean 
until the even. 11 And whomso- 
ever he that hath the issue touch- 
eth, without having rinsed his 
hands in water, he shall wash his 
clothes, and bathe himself in water, 
and be unclean until the even. 
12 And "the earthen vessel, which 
he that hath the issue toucheth, 
shall be broken; and every vessel 
of wood shall be rinsed in water. 

13 And when he that hath an 
issue is cleansed of his issue, then 
he shall number to himself seven 
days for his cleansing, and wash 
his clothes ; and he shall bathe his 
flesh in '-^ running water, and shall 
be clean. 14 And on the eighth 
day he shall take to him two turtle- 
doves, or two young pigeons, and 
come before Jehovah unto the door 
of the tent of meeting, and give 
them unto the priest: 15 and the 
priest shall offer them, * the one for 
a sin-offering, and the other for a 
burnt-offering ; and the priest shall 
make atonement for him before 
Jehovah for his issue. 

16 ''And if any man's seed of 
copulation go out from him, then 
he shall bathe all his flesh in water, 
and be unclean until the even. 
17 And every garment, and every 
skin, whereon is the seed of copula- 
tion, shall be washed with water, 

1 Or, carriage 2 Heb. living. 

8 



" ch. 6. 28 ; 

11. 33 
^ ch. 5. 7 
'' ch. 22. 4 ; 

Dt. 23. 10, 

11 



d 1 Sam. 21. 4 



ch. 18. 

20. 18 



/ Mt. 9. 20 ; 
Mk. 5. 25; 
Lk. 8. 43 



ff ch. 5. 7 



and be unclean until the even. 
18 The woman also with whom a 
man shall lie with seed of copula- 
tion, they shall both bathe them- 
selves in water, and be ''unclean 
until the even. 

19 And if a woman have an 
issue, and her issue in her ilesh be 
blood, she shall be in her ^ impurity 
seven days : and whosoever touch- 
eth her shall be unclean until the 
even. 20 And everything that she 
lieth upon in her ^impurity shall 
be unclean : everything also that 
she sitteth upon shall be unclean. 
21 And whosoever toucheth her 
bed shall wash his clothes, and 
bathe himself in water, and be un- 
clean until the even. 22 And 
whosoever toucheth anything that 
she sitteth upon shall wash his 
clothes, and bathe himself in water, 
and be unclean until the even. 
23 And if it be on the bed, or 
on anything whereon she sitteth, 
when he toucheth it, he shall be 
unclean until the even. 24 *And 
if any man lie with her, and her 
impurity be upon him, he shall be 
unclean seven days ; and every bed 
whereon he lieth shall be unclean. 

25 -^And if a w^oman have an 
issue of her blood many days not 
in the time of her impurity, or if 
she have an issue beyond the time 
of her impurity ; all the days of the 
issue of her uncleanness she shall 
be as in the days of her impurity : 
she is unclean. 26 Every bed 
whereon she lieth all the days of 
her issue shall be unto her as the 
bed of her impurity : and every- 
thing whereon she sitteth shall be 
unclean, as the uncleanness of her 



impuritj^ 



And whosoever 



toucheth those things shall be un- 
clean, and shall wash his clothes, 
and bathe himself in water, and be 
unclean until the even. 28 But if 
she be cleansed of her issue, then 
she shall number to herself seven 
days, and after that she shall be 
clean. 29 And on the eighth day 
she shall take unto her two turtle- 
doves, or two young pigeons, and 
bring them unto the priest, to the 
door of the tent of meeting. 30 
And' the priest shall offer the ^ one 
for a sin-offering, and the other for 
a burnt-offering ; and the priest 
shall make atonement for her be- 
foi-e Jehovah for the issue of her 
uncleanness. 

•■5 Or, separation. 



113 



15.31 



LEVITICUS 



16.21 



Ritual of the Annual Atonement 



31 Thus shall ye separate the 
children of Israel from their un- 
cleanness, that they die not in 
their uncleanness, when they * de- 
file my tabernacle that is in the 
midst of them. 

32 This is the law of him that 
hath an issue, and of him whose 
seed of copulation goeth from him, 
so that he is unclean thereby ; 
33 and of her that is sick with 
her impurity, and of him that 
hath an issue, of the man, and of 
the woman, and of him that lieth 
with her that is unclean. 

-J f^ And Jehovah spake unto 
A.\J Moses, after Hhe death of 
the two sons of Aaron, when they 
drew near before Jehovah, and 
died ; 2 and Jehovah said unto 
Moses, Speak unto Aaron thy 
brother, that he come not ''at all 
times into the holy place within 
the veil, before the mercy-seat 
which is upon the ark ; that he 
die not: for ''I will appear in 
the cloud upon the mercy-seat. 
3 Herewith shall Aaron come into 
the holy place: with a young 
bullock for "a, sin-offering, and a 
ram for a burnt-offering. 4 He 
shall put on the -^holy linen coat, 
and lie shall have the linen 
breeches upon his flesh, and shall 
be girded with the linen girdle, 
and with the linen ^ mitre shall 
he be attired: they are the holy 
garments ; and he shall ^ bathe his 
flesh in water, and put them on. 
5 And he shall take of the con- 
gregation of the children of Israel 
''two he-goats for a sin-offering, 
and one ram for a burnt-offering. 

6 And ' Aaron shall present the 
bullock of the sin-offering, which 
is for himself, and make atone- 
ment for himself, and for his 
house. 7 And he shall take the 
two goats, and set them before 
Jehovah at the door of the tent 
of meeting. 8 And Aaron shall 
cast lots upon the two goats ; one 
lot for Jehovah, and the other lot 
for '"^Azazel. 9 And Aaron shall 
present the goat upon which the 
lot fell for Jehovah, and offer him 
for a sin-offering. 10 But the 
goat, on which the lot fell for 
Azazel, shall be set alive before 
Jehovah, to make atonement ^for 
him, to send him away for Azazel 
into the wilderness. 

1 1 And Aaron shall present the 

1 Or, turban 2 Or, removal 3 Or, over 



" ch. 20. 3 ; 
Num. 19. 
13, 20 ; 
Ezek. 36. 
17 
ch. 10. 1, 2 



Ex. 
Heb. 9 

25 
d Ex. 25. 

22 
^ ver. 6 ; 

4. 1-12 
/ Ex. 28. 39, 

42 
^ ver. 24 
/I ch. 4. 13-21 
i Heb. 6. 3 



ch. 



k Heb. 7. 27 ; 

9. 7 
' ver. 33 
"<■ ch. 10. 1 
" Ex. 30. 34- 

38 
" ch. 22. 9 ; 

Ex. 28. 43 ; 

Num. 4. 1.5, 

20 
P Heb. 9. 25 
3 ch. 4. 6, 17 

»• Heb. 7. 27; 
9. 7 



■ Ex. 29. .36, 
37 ; .30. 10 ; 
Heb. 2. 17 



t ch. 4. 25 ; 
Ezek. 43. 

20, 22 

'* ver. 14 



' ch. 5. 5 



114 



bullock of the sin-offering, ^ which 
is for himself, and shall make 
atonement for himself, and 'for 
his house, and shall kill the bul- 
lock of the sin-offering which is 
for himself. 12 And he shall take 
a "* censer full of coals of fire from 
off the altar before Jehovah, and 
his hands full of "sweet incense 
beaten small, and bring it within 
the veil: 13 and he shall put the 
incense upon the fire before Jeho- 
vah, that the cloud of the incense 
may cover the mercy-seat that is 
upon the testimony, "that he die 
not: 14 and ^'he shall take of the 
blood of the bullock, and sprinkle 
it * with his finger upon the mercy- 
seat on the east ; and before the 
mercy-seat shall he sprinkle of the 
blood with his finger seven times. 

15 Then shall he kill the goat 
of the sin-offering, '' that is for the 
people, and bring his blood within 
the veil, and do with his blood as 
he did with the blood of the bul- 
lock, and sprinkle it upon the 
mercy-seat, and before the mercy- 
seat : 16 and * he shall make atone- 
ment for the holy place, because 
of the uncleannesses of the chil- 
dren of Israel, and because of their 
transgressions, even all their sins : 
and so shall he do for the tent of 
meeting, that dwelleth with them 
in the midst of their unclean- 
nesses. 1 7 And there shall ^ be 
no man in the tent of meeting 
when he goeth in to make atone- 
ment in the holy place, until he 
come out, and have made atone- 
ment for himself, and for his 
household, and for all the assem- 
bly of Israel. 18 And he shall 
go out unto the altar that is before 
Jehovah, and make atonement for 
it, and shall take of the blood of 
the bullock, and of the blood 
of the goat, and *put it upon the 
horns of the altar round about. 
19 And he shall sprinkle of the 
blood upon it "with his finger 
seven times, and cleanse it, and 
hallow it from the uncleannesses 
of the children of Israel. 

20 And when he hath made an 
end of atoning for the holy place, 
and the tent of meeting, and the 
altar, he shall present the live 
goat : 21 and Aaron shall lay both 
his hands upon the head of the 
live goat, and "confess over him 
all • the iniquities of the children 
of Israel, and all their transgres- 



16.22 



LEVITICUS 



17.11 



Ritual of the Animal Atonement. Law coucerniiig the Slaughter of Beasts. Blood not to be eaten 



sions, even all their sins ; and he 
shall put them upon the head of 
the goat, and shall send him away 
by the hand of a man ^ that is in 
readiness into the wilderness : 22 
and the goat shall bear upon him 
all their iniquities unto a solitary 
land : and he shall let go the goat 
in the wilderness. 

23 And Aaron shall come into 
the tent of meeting, and shall put 
off "'the liiien garments, which he 
put on when he went into the holy 
place, and shall leave them there : 
24 and ''he shall bathe his flesh in 
water in a holy place, and put on 
"his garments, and come forth, 
and offer his burnt-offering and 
the burnt-offering of the people, 
and make atonement for himself 
and for the people. 25 And the 
fat of the sin-offering shall he burn 
upon the altar. 26 And he that 
letteth go the goat for ^Azazel 
'^ shall wash his clothes, and bathe 
his flesh in water, and afterward 
he shall come into the camp. 

27 And the bullock of the sin- 
offering, and the goat of the 
sin-offering, ''whose blood was 
brought in to make atonement 
in the holy place, shall be carried 
forth without the camp ; and they 
shall burn in the fire their skins, 
and their flesh, and their dung. 

28 And he -^that burnetii them 
shall wash his clothes, and bathe 
his flesh in water, and afterward 
he shall come into the ca,mp. 

29 And it shall be a statute for 
ever unto you : ^ in the seventh 
month, on the tenth day of the 
month, ye shall afflict your souls, 
and ^ shall do no manner of work, 
the home-born, or the stranger 
that sojourneth among you : 30 
for on this day shall atonement 
be made for you, to cleanse you ; 
from all your sins shall ye be clean 
before Jehovah. 31 It is a sab- 
bath of solemn rest unto you, and 
ya shall * afflict your souls; it is 
a statute for ever. 32 And the 
priest, who shall be anointed and 
who shall be consecrated to be 
pr^'est in his father's stead, shall 
make the atonement, and shall put 
on '^the linen garments, even the 
holy garments : 33 and he shall 
make atonement for the holy sanc- 
tuary ; and he shall make atone- 
ment for the tent of meeting and 
for the altar; and he shall make 

i Or, appointed 2 Or, retnoval 



" ver. 4 
^ ver. 4 
" Ex. 28. 40, 

41 
d ch. 11. 26, 

40 
« Heb. 13. 11 
/Num. 19. 8 
'■^ ch. 23. 27 
h Ex. 31. 14, 

15 
' ch. 23. 32 ; 

Ezra 8. 21 ; 

Is. 58. 3, 6 ; 

Dan. 10. 12 
k ver. 4 



' ver. 11 
'" Heb. 9. 7 



Dt. 12. 5-21 



Ex. 22. 20 ; 
32. 8 ; 34. 
15 ; Dt. 32. 
17 ; 2 Chr. 
11. 15 



P ver. 4 ; Ex. 

20.24 



! ch. 3. 17 ; 7. 
26, 27 ; 
Dt. 12. 16, 
23-26 



■ ch. 20. 3, 6 
ver. 14 ; 
Gen. 9. 4 



atonement for Hhe priests and 
for all the people of the assembly. 
34 And this shall be an everlast- 
ing statute unto you, to '"make 
atonement for the children of 
Israel because of all their sins 
once in the year. And he did as 
Jehovah commanded Moses. 
^ ^ And Jehovah spake unto 
-L I Moses, saying, 2 _ Speak 
unto Aaron, and unto his sons, 
and unto all the children of 
Israel, and say unto them: This 
is the thing which Jehovah hath 
commanded, saying, 3 What man 
soever there be of the house of 
Israel, that killeth an ox, or lamb, 
or goat, in the camp, or that 
killeth it without the camp, 4 and 
"hath not brought it unto the door 
of the tent of meeting, to offer it 
as an oblation unto Jehovah before 
the tabernacle of Jehovah : blood 
shall be imputed unto that man ; 
he hath shed blood ; and that man 
shall be cut off from among his 
people : 5 to the end that the chil- 
dren of Israel may bring their sac- 
rifices, which they sacrifice in the 
open field, even that they may 
bring them unto Jehovah, unto 
the door of the tent of meeting, 
unto the priest, and sacrifice them 
for sacrifices of peace-offerings unto 
Jehovah. 6 And the priest shall 
sprinkle the blood upon the altar 
of Jehovah at the door of the tent 
of meeting, and burn the fat for a 
sweet savor unto Jehovah. 7 And 
"they shall no more sacrifice their 
sacrifices unto the he-goats, after 
which they play the harlot. This 
shall be a statute for ever unto 
them throughout their genera- 
tions. 

8 And thou shalt say unto them. 
Whatsoever man there be of the 
house of Israel, or of the strangers 
that sojourn among them, that 
offereth a burnt-offering or sacri- 
fice, 9 and ^bringeth it not unto 
the door of the tent of meeting, to 
sacrifice it unto Jehovah ; that 
man shall be cut oft' from his 
people. 

10 «And whatsoever man there 
be of the house of Israel, or of the 
strangers that sojourn among them, 
that eateth any manner of blood, 
'"I will set my face against that 
soul that eateth blood, and will cut 
him off from among his people. 
11 For* the 'life of the flesh is in 

8 Heb. soul. 



116 



17.12 



LEVITICUS 



18.24 



Eating of Blood forbidden. Incest and other Imparities forbidden 



the blood ; and I have given it to 
you upon the altar to make atone- 
ment for your souls : for it is the 
blood that maketh atonement by 
reason of the ^ life. 1 2 Therefore 
I said unto the children of Israel, 
No soul of you shall eat blood, 
neither shall any stranger that 
sojourneth among you eat blood. 
13 And whatsoever man there be 
of the children of Israel, or of the 
strangers that sojourn among them, 
who taketh in hunting any beast 
or bird that may be eaten ; " he 
shall pour out the blood thereof, 
and cover it with dust. 

14 *For as to the life of all flesh, 
the blood thereof is all one with 
the life thereof : therefore I said 
unto the children of Israel, Ye 
shall eat the blood of no manner of 
flesh ; for the life of all flesh is the 
blood thereof : whosoever eateth it 
shall be cut off. 15 '^And every 
soul that eateth ^ that which dieth 
of itself, or that which is torn of 
beasts, whether he be home-born 
or a sojourner, he shall wash his 
clothes, and bathe himself in water, 
and be unclean until the even: 
then shall he be clean. 16 But if 
he wash them not, nor bathe his 
flesh, then he shall bear his iniq- 
uity. 

-J O And Jehovah spake unto 
XO Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto 
the children of Israel, and say 
unto them, ''I am Jehovah your 
God. 3 After the ^doings of the 
land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, 
shall ye not do: and after -^the 
doings of the land of Canaan, 
whither I bring you, shall ye not 
do ; neither shall ye walk in their 
statutes. 4 Mine ordinances shall 
ye do, and my statutes shall ye 
keep, to walk therqin : ^I am Jeho- 
vah your God. 5 Ye shall there- 
fore keep my statutes, and mine 
ordinances ; ''which if a man do, 
he shall live ^ in them : I am Jeho- 
vah. 

6 None of you shall approach to 
any that are near of kin to him, 
to uncover their nakedness : I am 
Jehovah. 7 *The nakedness of 
thy father, even the nakedness of 
thy mother, shalt thou not un- 
cover : she is thy mother ; thou 
shalt not uncover her nakedness. 
8 The nakedness of thy father's 
wife shalt thou not uncover ; it is 
thy father's nakedness. 9 ^The 



Heb. sold. 2 Heb. a carcass. 



Or, by 



"" Dt. 12. 16 
>> ver. 11 

" ch. 7. 24 ; 

22. 8 ; Ex. 

22. 31 
rf ch. 11. 44 
' Ezek. 20. 

7, 8 
/ ver. 24-30 ; 

ch. 20. 23 
•" ver. 2 
/I Gal. 3. 12 ; 

Lk. 10. 28 ; 

Rom. 10. 5 ; 

Ezek. 20. 11 
'ch. 20. 11; 

Dt. 27. 20 ; 

Ezek. 22.10 
*-" ver. 11 ; 

ch. 20. 17 ; 

Dt. 27. 22 



' ch. 20. 19 



™ ch. 20. 20 



ch. 20. 12 



" ch. 20. 21 



P ch. 20. 14 



5 ch. 15. 24 ; 

20. 18 



'■ ch. 12. 2 
« ch. 20. 10 



t ch. 20. 2-5 ; 
Dt. 12. 31 

" ch. 19. 12 ; 
20. 3 ; 21. 6 

" ch. 20. 13 ; 
Dt. 23. 18 

^ Ex. 22. 19 ; 
Lev. 20. 15, 
16 ; Dt. 
27. 21 



nakedness of thy sister, the daugh- 
ter of thy father, or the daughter 
of thy mother, whether born at 
home, or born abroad, even their 
nakedness thou shalt not uncover. 
10 The nakedness of thy son's 
daughter, or of thy daughter's 
daughter, even their nakedness 
thou shalt not uncover : for theirs 
is thine own nakedness. 11 The 
nakedness of thy father's wife's 
daughter, begotten of thy father, 
she is thy sister, thou shalt not 
uncover her nakedness. 12 'Thou 
shalt not uncover the nakedness 
of thy father's sister : she is thy 
father's near kinswoman. 13 Thou 
shalt not uncover the nakedness 
of thy mother's sister : for she is 
thy mother's near kinswoman. 
14 '"Thou shalt not uncover the 
nakedness of thy father's brother, 
thou shalt not approach_^ to his 
wife: she is thine aunt. 15 ''Thou 
shalt not uncover the nakedness 
of thy daughter-in-law : she is thy 
son's wife ; thou shalt not uncover 
her nakedness. 16 "Thou shalt 
not uncover the nakedness of thy 
brother's wife : it is thy brother's 
nakedness. 17 ■''Thou shalt not 
uncover the nakedness of a woman 
and her daughter ; thou shalt not 
take her son's daughter, or her 
daughter's daughter, to uncover 
her nakedness ; they are near kins- 
women: it is"* wickedness. 18 And 
thou shalt not take a wife to her 
sister, to be a rival to her, to un- 
cover her nakedness, besides the 
other in her life- time. 

19* And thou shalt not approach 
unto a woman to uncover her 
nakedness, as long as she is ° *■ im- 
pure by her uncleanness. 20 *And 
thou shalt not lie carnally with 
thy neighbor's wife, to defile thy- 
self with her. 21 And thou shalt 
not give any of thy seed ^ * to make 
them pass through the fire to 
Molech ; neither shalt thou " pro- 
fane the name of thy God : I am 
Jehovah. 22 ^Thou shalt not lie 
with mankind, as with woman- 
kind : it is abomination. 23 ''And 
thou shalt not lie with any be-'3t 
to defile thyself therewith ; neitlier 
shall any woman stand before a 
beast, to lie down thereto : it is 
confusion. 

24 Defile not ye yourselves in 
any of these things : for in all 

< Or, mnrmiiy 5 Or, separated/or 

6 Or, to set them apart to Molech 



116 



18.25 



LEVITICUS 



19. 23 



Impurities forbidden. Sundry Laws 



these "the nations are defiled which 
I cast out from before you ; 25 and 
the land is defiled : * therefore I 
do visit the iniquity thereof upon 
it, and the land "vomiteth out her 
inhabitants. 26 Ye therefore shall 
keep my statutes and mine ordi- 
nances, and shall not do any of 
these abominations ; neither the 
home-born, nor the stranger that 
sojourneth among you 27 (for all 
these abominations have the men 
of the land done, that were before 
you, and the land is defiled) ; 
28 that the land vomit not you 
out also, when ye defile it, as it 
vomited out the nation that was 
before you. 29 For whosoever 
shall do any of these abominations, 
even the souls that do them shall 
be cut off from among their people. 
30 Therefore shall ye keep '^my 
charge, that ye practise not any of 
these abominable customs, which 
were practised before you, and 
that ye defile not yourselves 
therein : ^ I am Jehovah your God. 
■i (Jk And Jehovah spake unto 
JL ^ Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto 
all the congregation of the children 
of Israel, and say unto them, -^Ye 
shall be holy ; for I Jehovah your 
God am holy. 3 Ye shall fear 
every man his mother, and his 
father ; and ye shall keep ^ my sab- 
baths : '' I am Jehovah your God. 
4 Turn ye not unto ^* idols, nor 
make to yourselves ^ molten gods : 
I am Jehovah your God. 

5 And when ye offer a sacrifice 
of peace-offerings unto Jehovah, 
ye shall offer it that ye may be 
accepted. 6 It shall be eaten the 
same day ye offer it, and on the 
morrow : and if aught remain 
until the third day, it shall be 
burnt with fire. 7 And if " it be 
eaten at all on the third day, it is 
an abomination ; it shall not be 
accepted : 8 but every one that 
eateth it shall bear his iniquity, 
because he hath profaned the 
holy thing of Jehovah : and that 
soul shall be cut off from his 
people. 

9 'And when ye reap the har- 
vest of your land., thou shalt not 
wholly reap the corners of thy 
field, neither shalt thou gather the 
gleaning of thy harvest. 10 And 
thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, 
neither shalt thou gather the fallen 
fruit of thy vineyard ; thou shalt 

' Heb. things of nought. 



" ver. 3 

6 ch. 20. 23 ; 

Dt. 9. 5 ; 

18. 12 
<= ver. 28 ; 

ch. 20. 22 
d ch. 22. 9 ; 

Dt. 11. 1 

* ver. 2 

/I Pet. 1. 16 
•J Ex. 20. 8 
'' ch. 11. 44 
i ch. 26. 1 ; 

Ps. 90. 5 ; 

115. 4-7 

* Ex. 20. 23 ; 
34. 17 

' ch. 23. 22 ; 
Dt. 24. 
20-22 



15, 



'"Ex. 

16 
" Ex. 20. 7 
" ch. 18. 21 
P Ex. 22. 7- 

15. 21-27 
« Dt. 24. 15 
'■ Dt. 27. 18 
* Ex. 23. 3, ; 

Dt. 1. 17 ; 

10. 17 

< Ps. 15. 3 ; 

Jer. 6. 28 ; 

9. 4 ; Ezek. 

22. 9 
^ Ex. 23. 7 ; 

Dt. 27. 25 
'" 1 Jn. 2. 9, 

11 ; 3. 15 
^ Mt. 18. 15 ; 

Lk. 17. 3 



y Dt. 32.35 ; 

Rom. 12. 

19; Heb. 

10. 30 
^ Ps. 103. 9 
"^Mt. 19. 19; 

Mk. 12. 31 ; 

Lk. 10. 27 ; 

Rom. 13. 9 



Dt. 



Dt. 25 

23-27 



d ch. 6. 1-7 



leave them for the poor and for 
the sojourner : I am Jehovah your 
God. 

1 1 "' Ye shall not steal ; neither 
shall ye deal falsely, nor lie one 
to another. 12" And ye shall not 
swear by my name falsely, and 
" profane the name of thy God : I 
am Jehovah. 

13 -^'Thou shalt not oppress thy 
neighbor, nor rob him : ^ the wages 
of a hired servant shall not abide 
with thee all night until the morn- 
ing. 14 Thou shalt not curse the 
deaf, nor 'put a stumblingblock 
before the blind ; but thou shalt 
fear thy God : I am Jehovah. 

15 * Ye shall do no unrighteous- 
ness in judgment : thou shalt not 
respect the person of the poor, nor 
honor the person of the mighty ; 
but in righteousness shalt thou 
judge thy neighbor. 16 Thou 
shalt not go up and down as ' a tale- 
bearer among thy people : neither 
shalt thou stand against the " blood 
of thy neighbor : I am Jehovah. 

17 Thou "shalt not hate thy 
brother in thy heart : thou "^ shalt 
surely rebuke thy neighbor, and 
not bear sin because of him. 18 
^Thou shalt not take vengeance, 
^ nor bear any grudge against the 
children of thy people ; out « thou 
shalt love thy neighbor as thyself : 
I am Jehovah. 

19 Ye shall keep my statutes. 
Thou shalt not let thy cattle gen- 
der with a diverse kind : '' thou 
shalt not sow thy field with two 
kinds of seed : neither .shall there 
come upon thee a garment of two 
kinds of stuff mingled together. 
20 ''And whosoever lieth carnally 
with a woman, that is a bondmaid, 
betrothed to a husband, and not 
at all redeemed, nor freedom given 
her; ^ they shall be punished ; they 
shall not be put to death, because 
she was not free. 21 And he shall 
bring his trespass-offering unto Je- 
hovah, unto the door of the tent of 
meeting, even "^a ram for a tres- 
pass-offering. 22 And the priest 
shall make atonement for him 
with the ram of the trespass-offer- 
ing before Jehovah for his sin 
which he hath sinned : and the 
sin which he hath sinned shall be 
forgiven him. 

23 And when ye shall come into 
the land, and shall have planted 
all manner of trees for food, then 

2 Heb. there shall be inquisition. 



117 



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LEVITICUS 



20.16 



Sundry Laws. Molech-worship and other Sins forbidden. Laws against Unchastity 



ye shall count the fruit thereof as 
their uncircumcision : three years 
shall they be as uncircumcised unto 
you ; it shall not be eaten. 24 But 
in the fourth year all the fruit 
thereof shall be holy, for giving 
praise unto Jehovah. 25 And in 
the fifth year shall ye eat of the 
fruit thereof, that it may yield 
unto you the increase thereof: I 
am Jehovah your God. 

26 Ye shall not eat anything 
" with the blood : neither shall ye 
use * enchantments, nor practise 
augury. 27 ''Ye shall not round 
the corners of your heads, neither 
shalt thou mar the corners of thy 
beard. 28 Ye shall not make any 
cuttings in your flesh for the dead, 
nor print any marks upon you : I 
am Jehovah. 

29 ^'Profane not thy daughter, 
to make her a harlot ; lest the land 
fall to whoredom, and the land be- 
come full of ^wickedness. 30 Ye 
shall ""keep my sabbaths, and -^rev- 
erence my sanctuary : I am Jeho- 
vah. 

31 ^Turn ye not unto them that 
have familiar spirits, nor unto the 
wizards ; seek them not out, to be 
defiled by them : I am Jehovah 
your God. 

32 ^Thou shalt rise up before the 
hoary head, and honor the face of 
the old man, and thou shalt fear 
thy God : I am Jehovah. 

33 * And if a stranger sojourn 
with thee in your land, ye shall 
not do him wrong. 34 The stran- 
ger that sojourneth with you shall 
be unto you as the home-born 
among you, and ^thou shalt love 
him as thyself ; for ye were so- 
journers in the land of Egypt : I 
am Jehovah your God. 

35 J Ye shall do no unrighteous- 
ness in judgrnent, in measures of 
length, of weight, or of quantity. 
36 Just balances, _ just weights, a 
just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye 
have : I am Jehovah your God, who 
brought you out of the land of 
Egypt. 37 And ye shall observe 
all my statutes, and all mine ordi- 
nances, and do them : I am Jeho- 
vah. 

O/^ And Jehovah spake unto 
WW Moses, saying, 2 Moreover, 
thou shalt say to the children of 
Israel, Whosoever he be of the chil- 
dren of Israel, or of the strangers 
that sojourn in Israel, '"that giveth 

I Or, enormity 



" ch. 17. 10 
f> Dt. 18. 10 
<=ch. 21. 5 
dch. 21. 9; 

Dt. 22. 21 ; 

23. 17, 18 
" ver. 3 
/ ch. 26. 2 
'' ch. 20. 6, 

27; Dt. 18. 

11 
h Lam. 0. 12 
'■ Ex. 22. 21 
^ ver. 18 
I Dt. 25. 13- 

16 
'"■ ch. 18. 21 



" ver. 27 ; ch. 

24. 14-23 ; 

Num. 15. 

35, 36 ; 

Dt. 21. 21 
" ch. 16. 31 
P ch. 18. 21 



« ch. 19. 31 



1 Pet. 1. 16 



Ex. 21. 17 ; 
Dt. 27. 16 



« ch. 18. 20 ; 
Ex. 20. 14 : 
Dt. 6. 18 



" ch. 18. 7, 



ch. 18. 16 



ch. 18. 



y Dt. 27. 23 



• ch. 18. 23 



of his seed unto Molech ; he shall 

surely be put to death : ^ the peo- 
ple of the land shall stone him 
with stones. 3 I also will set my 
face against that man, and will cut 
him off from among his people- 
because he hath given of his seed 
unto Molech, Ho defile my sanc- 
tuary, and ^Ho profane my holy 
name. 4 And if the people of the 
land do at all hide their eyes from 
that man, when he giveth of his 
seed unto Molech, and put him 
not to death ; 5 then I will set my 
face against that man, and against 
his family, and will cut him off, 
and all that play the harlot after 
him, to play the harlot with Molech, 
from among their people. 

6 And the soul that turneth unto 
them that *have familiar spirits, 
and unto the wizards, to play the 
harlot after them, I will even set 
my face against that soul, and will 
cut him off from among his people. 
7 Sanctify yourselves therefore, 
and *■ be ye holy ; for I am Jehovah 
your God. 8 And ye shall keep my 
statutes, and do them : I am Jeho- 
vah who sanctifieth you. 9 *For 
every one that curseth his father 
or his mother shall surely be put 
to death : he hath cursed his father 
or his mother ; his blood shall be 
upon him. 

10 *And the man that commit- 
teth adultery with another man's 
wife, even he that committeth adul- 
tery with his neighbor's wife, the 
adulterer and the adulteress shall 
surely be put to death. 11 "And 
the man that lieth with his father's 
wife hath uncovered his father's 
nakedness : both of them shall 
sureb'- be put to death ; their blood 
shall be upon them. 12 "And if a. 
man lie with his daughter-in-law, 
both of them shall surely be put to 
death : they have wrought confu- 
sion ; their blood shall be upon 
them. 13 ^And if a man lie with 
mankind, as with womankind, both 
of them have committed abomina- 
tion : they shall surelj^ be put to 
death ; their blood shall be upon 
them. 14 ^And if a man take a 
wife and her mother, it is ^ wicked- 
ness : they shall be burnt with fire, 
both he and they ; that there be no 
wickedness among you. 15 ^And 
if a man lie with a beast, he shall 
surely be put to death : and ye 
shall slay the beast. 16 And if a 
woman approach unto any beast, 



118 



20.17 



LEVITICUS 



21.14 



laws against Uncliastity. Command to observe the Laws of Cleatiness. General Precepts lor the Priests 



and lie down thereto, thou shalt 
kill the woman, and the beast : 
they shall surely be put to death ; 
their blood shall be upon them. 

17 "And if a man shall take his 
sister, his father's daughter, or his 
mother's daughter, and see her 
nakedness, and she see his naked- 
ness ; it is a shameful thing ; and 
they shall be cut off in the sight of 
the children of their people : he 
hath uncovered his sister's naked- 
ness ; he shall bear his iniquity. 
18 ^ And if a man shall lie with a 
woman having her sickness, and 
shall uncover her nakedness ; he 
hath made naked her fountain, and 
she hath uncovered the fountain 
of her blood : and both of them 
shall be cut off from among their 
people. 1 9 " And thou shalt not un- 
cover the nakedness of thy mother's 
sister, nor of thy father's sister ; for 
he hath made naked his near kin : 
they shall bear their iniquity. 20 
'^And if a man shall lie with his 
uncle's wife, he hath uncovered his 
uncle's nakedness : they shall bear 
their sin ; they shall die childless. 
21 ''And if a man shall take his 
brother's wife, it is impurity : he 
hath uncovered his brother's naked- 
ness ; they shall be childless. 

22 Ye shall therefore keep all 
my statutes, and all mine ordi- 
nances, and do thern ; that the 
land, whither I bring you to 
dwell therein, ^ vomit you not out. 
23 And ye shall not walk ^in the 
customs of the nation, which I 
cast out before you : for they did 
all these things, and ''therefore I 
abhorred them. 24 But I have 
said unto you, * Ye shall inherit 
their land, and I will give it unto 
you to possess it, a land flowing 
with milk and honey : I am Jeho- 
vah your God, who hath " separated 
you from the peoples. 25 'Ye 
shall therefore make a distinction 
between the clean beast and the 
unclean, and between the unclean 
fowl and the clean : and ye shall 
not make your souls abominable 
by beast, or by bird, or by any- 
thing wherewith the ground ^ teem- 
eth, which I have separated from 
you as unclean. 26 And ye shall 
be holy unto me : for I, Jehovah, 
am holy, and "* have set you apart 
from the peoples, that ye should be 
mine. 

27 A man also or a woman that 

1 Heb. creepeth. 



" ch. 18. 9 
& ch. 15. 24 ; 

IS. W 
" ch. 18. 12, 

13 
d ch. 18. 14 
"-' ch. 18. 16 
/ ch. 18. 28 
'J ch. 18. 3 
'>' ch. 18. 25 
' Ex. 13. 6 ; 

33. 3 
^ ver. 26 ; 

Ex. 33. 16 
I ch. 10. 10 ; 

11. 1-47 ; 

Dt. 14. 3-21 
'"• ver. 24 



" ch. 19. 31 
" ch. 19. 28 ; 
Ezek. 44. 



Dt. 14. 1 ; 

Ezek. 44. 20 
ch. 19. 27 

Dt. 14. 1 



« ch. 18. 21 

" ch. 3. 11 
^ ver. 13, 14 



* ver. 6 
y ch. 19. 



^ ch. 10. 6, 7 
" ch. 19. 28 

6 ch. 10. 7 
'= Ex. 29. 6, 7 



d ver. 7 ; 
Ezek. 44. 



"hath a familiar spirit, or that is 
a wizard, shall surely be put to 
death : they shall stone them with 
stones ; their blood shall be upon 
them. 

O "I And Jehovah said unto 
w X Moses, Speak unto the 
priests, the sons of Aaron, and say 
unto them, ''There shall none defile 
himself for the dead among his 
people ; 2 ^' except for his kin, that 
is near unto him, for his mother, 
and for his father, and for his son, 
and for his daughter, and for his 
brother, 3 and for his sister a vir- 
gin, that is near unto him, that 
hath had no husband ; for her may 
he defile himself. 4 He shall not 
defile himself, '^ being a chief man 
among his people, to profane him- 
self. 5 * They shall not make bald- 
ness upon their head, '' neither shall 
they shave off the corner of their 
beard, 'nor make any cuttings in 
their flesh. 6 They shall be holy 
unto their God, and 'not profane 
the name of their God ; for the 
offerings of Jehovah made by fire, 
" the bread of their God, they do 
offer : therefore they shall be holy. 
7 ''They shall not take a woman 
that is a harlot, or ^ profane ; nei- 
ther shall they take a woman put 
away from her husband : for he is 
holy unto his God. 8 Thou shalt 
sanctify him therefore ; for he offer- 
eth "" the bread of thy God : he shall 
be holy unto thee ; for I Jehovah, 
who sanctify you, am holy. 9 f And 
the daughter of any priest, if she 
profane herself by playing the har- 
lot, she profaneth her father : she 
shall be burnt with fire. 

10 And he that is the high priest 
among his brethren, upon whose 
head the anointing oil is poured, 
and "^that is consecrated to put on 
the garments, ^ shall not let the 
hair of his head go loose, nor rend 
his clothes ; 1 1 " neither shall he 
go in to any dead bod5% nor defile 
himself for his father, or for his 
mother; 12 ^neither shall he go 
out of the sanctuary, nor profane 
the sanctuary of his God ; for " the 
^ crown of the anointing oil of his 
God is upon him : I am Jehovah. 
13 And he shall take a wife in her 
virginity. 14 '^ A widow, or one 
divorced, or a ^profane woman, a 
harlot, these shall he not take : 
but a virgin of his own people 

2 Or, as a husband 3 Or, polluted . 

i Heb. whose hand is filled. 5 Or, consecration 



119 



21. ir, 



LEVITICUS 



22. 21 



JJiiiUifiratious for flic I'ricsthood. Law of 

slwiU lie take to wife. 15 And he 
shall not profane his seed among 
his i).'«)i)le: tor i am Jehovah who 
sauctiHeth him. 

K) And .K'hovah spake unto 
Mo.ses, saying', 17 Speak unto 
Aaron, sa.vin^^ Whosoever he be ot 
thy S(M'd throughout their genera- 
tions that hath a blemish, let hun 
not approach to oiler the " bread ot 
ids ( iod. I '"^ '' l^'or whatsoever man 
he be that hath a blemish, he shall 
not approach: a blind man, or a 
lame, or he that hath a Mlat nose, 
or anything sunerlluous, 19 or a 
man that is broken-footed, or 
broken-handed, 20 orcrook-backed, 
or a dwarf, or that hath a blemish 
in his ey(\ or is scurvy, or scabbed, 
or 'hath his stones broken ; 21 no 
man of the seed of Aaron the 
priest, that hath a blemish, shall 
come nigh to otfer the offerings of 
Jehovah made by fire: he hath a 
blemish ; he shall not come nigh to 
offer '' the bread of his God. 22 He 
shall eat 'the bread of his God, 
both of the most holy, and of the 
holy : 23 oidy he shall not go m 
unto the veil, nor come nigh unto 
the altar, because he hath a blem- 
isli ; that he profane not my 
sanctuaries : for I am Jehovah 
who sanctifieth them. 24 So 
Moses spake unto Aaron, and to 
his sons, and unto all the children 
of Israel. 

20 And Jehovah spake unto 
Jj M<:)ses, saying, 2 Speak unto 
Aaron antl to his sons, that they 
separate themselves from the holy 
thin<'s of the children of Israel, 
whicli they hallow unto me, and 
that they profane not my holy 
name : t am Jehovah. 3 Say unto 
them. -^Whosoever he be of all your 
seed throughout your generations, 
that approacheth unto the holy 
things, which the children of Israel 
hallow unto Jehovah, having his 
uncleanness upon him, that soul 
shall be cut off from before me : I 
am Jehovah. 4 ■' What man soever 
of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or 
hath an issue ; he shall not eat of 
the holy things, until he be clean. 
'' And whoso toucheth - anything 
that is unclean by the dead, or 'a 
man whose seed goeth f nmi him ; 
5 or * whosoever toucheth any 
creeping thing, whereby he may 
be made unclean, or a man of 
whom he may take uncleanness, 

1 Or, H'd ' Or, aui/ one 



Cleanness for the Priests. What Bca.sts may be sacrificed 



" ver. 6 
<> ch. 22. 10- 

= Dt. 23. 1 ; 

Is. :>o. 3-0 
<' ver. « 
« 1 Cor. 9. l.T 
/ ch. 7. 20, 

21 ; Num. 

19. i:i 
!' ch. H. 1-32 
Ach. 11. 21- 

2S, 39, 40 
'ch. l.'>. 10, 17 
A-ch. 11. 24- 



' ch. 7. 24 ; 

11. 39, 4i); 

17. 1.5 
•" ch. 18. .30 
" ver. 16 



ver. 13 ; 
Ex. 29. 33 



P Gen. 17.13; 
Ex. 12. 44 



'I ver. 10 
'■ ch. 5. 15, 



ver. 9 ; ch. 
10. 17 



« ch. 21. 18- 
21 ; Dt. 15. 
21 



120 



whatsoever uncleanness he hath; 
6 the soul that toucheth any such 
shall be unclean until the even, 
and shall not eat of the holy 
things, unless he bathe his flesh in 
water. 7 And when the sun is 
down, he shall be clean; and after- 
ward he shall eat of the holy things, 
because it is his bread. 8 'That 
which dieth of itself, or is torn of 
beasts, he shall not eat, to defile 
himself therewith : I am Jehovah. 
9 They shall therefore keep '"my 
charge, lest "they bear sin for 
it, and die therein, if they profane 
it: I am Jehovah who sanctifieth 
them. 

10 "There shall no stranger eat 
of the holy thing : a sojourner of 
the priest's, or a hired servant, 
shall not eat of the holy thing. 
11 -'^But if a priest buy any soul, 
the purchase of his money, he 
shall eat of it; and such as are 
born in his house, they shall eat 
of his bread. 12 And if a priest's 
daughter be married unto a stran- 
ger, she shall not eat of the heave- 
offering of the holy things. 13 But 
if a priest's daughter be a widow, 
or divorced, and have no child, 
and be returned unto her father's 
house, as in her youth, she shall 
eat of her father's bread : '^ but 
there shall no stranger eat thereof. 
14 '"And if a man eat of the holy- 
thing unwittingly, then he shall 
put the fifth part thereof unto it, 
and shall give unto the priest the 
holy thing. 15 And they shall not 
profane the holy things of the chil- 
dren of Israel, which they offer 
unto Jehovah, 16 and so cause 
them Ho bear the iniquity that 
bringeth guilt, when they eat their 
holy things : for I am Jehovah who 
sanctifieth them. 

17 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 18 Speak unto 
Aaron, and to his sons, and unto 
all the children of Israel, and say 
unto them, Whosoever he be of the 
house of Israel, or of the sojourners 
in Israel, that offereth his oblation, 
whether it be any of their vows, 
or any of their freewill-offerings, 
which they offer unto Jehovah for 
a burnt-offering ; 1 9 ' that ye may 
be accepted, ye shall ojfer a male 
without blemish, of the bullocks, 
of the sheep, or of the goats. 
20 But whatsoever hath a blemish, 
that shall ye not offer : for it shall 
not be acceptable for you. 21 And 



22.22 



LEVITICUS 



23.17 



Laws concerning Religious Festivals : the Sabbath; tlie Passover; the Feast of Weeks 



whosoever offereth a sacrifice of 
peace-offerings unto Jehovah to 
^accompHsh a vow, or for a free- 
will-offering, of the herd or of the 
flock, it shall be perfect to be ac- 
cepted ; there shall be no blemish 
therein. 22 Blind, or broken, or 
maimed, or having ^a wen, or 
scurvy, or scabbed, ye shall not 
offer these unto Jehovah, nor make 
an offering by fire of them upon 
the altar unto Jehovah. 23 Either 
a bullock or a lamb that hath any- 
thing superfluous or lacking in his 
parts, that mayest thou offer for a 
freewill-offering ; but for a vow it 
shall not be accepted. 24 "That 
which hath its stones bruised, or 
crushed, or broken, or cut, ye shall 
not offer unto Jehovah ; neither 
shall ye ^do thus in your land. 
25 Neither from the hand of a 
foreigner shall ye offer *the bread 
of your God of any of these ; be- 
cause their corruption is in them, 
there is a blemish in them: they 
shall not be accepted for you. 

26 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 27 When a bullock, 
or a sheep, or a goat, is brought 
forth, then it shall be " seven days 
under the dam ; and from the 
eighth day and thenceforth it shall 
be accepted for the oblation of an 
offering made by fire unto Jehovah. 
28 '^ And whether it be cow or ewe, 
ye shall not kill it and its young 
both in one day. 29 And when ye 
sacrifice "Sb sacrifice of thanksgiving 
unto Jehovah, ye shall sacrifice it 
that ye may be accepted. 30 On 
the same day it shall be eaten ; ye 
shall leave none of it until the 
morning : I am Jehovah. 3 1 There- 
fore shall ye keep my command- 
ments, and do them : I am Jeho- 
vah. 32 And ye shall not profane 
my holy name ; but I will be hal- 
lowed among the children of Israel : 
I am Jehovah who halloweth you, 
33 -^who brought you out of the 
land of Egypt, to be your God : I 
am Jehovah. 

O O And Jehovah spake unto 
^ O Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto 
the children of Israel, and say 
unto them, /The '^set feasts of 
Jehovah, which ye shall ^ proclaim 
to be holy convocations, even these 
are my set feasts. 3 'Six days 
shall work be done : but on the 
seventh day is a sabbath of solemn 

1 Or, w.rike a special voio 2 Or, .sores 

^ Or, sacrifice them * Or, appointed seaso7is 



" ch. 21. 20 
& ch. 21. 22 
« Ex. 22. 30 
d Dt. 22. 6, 7 
« ch. 7. 12 
/ch. 11. 46 
<^ ver. 4, 37, 

41; Num. 

29. 39 
><■ ver. 21 
' ch. 19. 3; 

Ex. 31. 13- 

17 ; 35. 2, 3 



fc ver. 2 

i Ex. 12. 18, 

19; Num. 

28. lG-25 



"* ver. 8, 21, 
25, 35, 36 



Ex. 23. 19 ; 

34. 26 



Ex. 34. 26 
Num. 1.5. 
20, 21 



P Num. 28. 
26-31 ; 
Dt. 16. 9-12 



9 Num. 28. 



rest, a holy convocation ; ye shall 
do no manner of work : it is a 
sabbath unto Jehovah in all your 
dwellings. 

4 These are the '^set feasts of 
Jehovah, even holy convocations, 
which ye shall proclaim in their 
appointed season. 5 ^In the first 
month, on the fourteenth day of 
the month ^at even, is Jehovah's 
passover. 6 And on the fifteenth 
day of the same month is the feast 
of unleavened bread unto Jehovah : 
seven days ye shall eat unleavened 
bread. 7 In the first day ye shall 
have a holy convocation : ye shall 
do "'no "^servile work. 8 But ye 
shall offer an offering made by fire 
unto Jehovah seven days : in the 
seventh day is a holy convocation ; 
ye shall do no servile work. 

9 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, 
saying, 10 Speak unto the children 
of Israel, and say unto them. When 
ye are come into the land which I 
give unto you, and ^ shall reap the 
harvest thereof, then ye shall bring 
the sheaf of the first-fruits of your 
harvest unto the priest : 1 1 and he 
shall wave the sheaf before Jeho- 
vah, to be accepted for you : on the 
morrow after the sabbath the priest 
shall wave it. 12 And in the day 
when ye wave the sheaf, ye shall 
offer a he-lamb without blemish a 
year old for a burnt-offering unto 
Jehovah. 13 And the meal-offer- 
ing thereof shall be two tenth parts 
of an ephak of fine flour mingled 
with oil, an offering made by fire 
unto Jehovah for a sweet savor ; 
and the drink-offering thereof shall 
be of wine, the fourth part of a hin. 
14 " And ye shall eat neither bread, 
nor parched grain, nor fresh ears, 
until this selfsame day, until ye 
have brought the oblation of your 
God : it is a statute for ever through- 
out your generations in all your 
dwellings. 

15 ^ And ye shall count unto you 
from the morrow after the sabbath, 
from the day that ye brought the 
sheaf of the wave-offering ; seven 
sabbaths shall there be complete : 

16 even unto the morrow after the 
seventh sabbath shall ye number 
fifty clays ; and ye shall offer a 
'^new meal-offering unto Jehovah. 

17 Ye shall bring out of your hab- 
itations two wave-loaves of two 
tenth parts of an eyhah : they shall 

5 Heb. between the two evenings. 

6 Heb. ivork of labor. 



121 



23. 18 LEVITICUS 

Laws . oiKerniiig Religious Festivals : the Feast of Trumpets ; Day of Atonement ; Feast of Tahernacies 



24.2 



be of fine Hour, they sliall bo bakeii 
"with leaven, for lirst-fruits unto 
Jehovah. 18 And ye sliall present 
with the bread seven lambs with- 
out blemish a year old, and one 
yoiiii^ bullock, and two rams : they 
shall Ix' a burnt-oiVerinK unto Jeho- 
vah, with their meal-otlering, and 
thrir diink-ollerin^s, even an offer- 
ing made by Hre, of a sweet savor 
unto Jehovah. 19 And ye shall 
offer ''one. he-goat for a sin-offering, 
and two he-lambs a year old for a 
saurirteeof oeace-offerings. 20 And 
the priest shall wave them with the 
bread of the tirst-fruits for a wave- 
offering before Jehovah, with the 
two lambs : they shall be holy to 
Jehovah for the priest. 21 And 
ye shall '' make proclamation on the 
selfsamt' day ; tliei-e shall be a holy 
convocation unto you ; ye shall do 
•^ no servile work : it is a statute for 
ever in all your dwellings through- 
out your generations. 

22 'And when ye reap the har- 
vest of your land, thou shalt not 
wholly reap the corners of thy field, 
neither shalt thou gather the glean- 
ing of thy harvest : thou shalt leave 
them for the poor, and for the so- 
journer : I am Jehovah your God. 

23 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 21 Speak unto the 
children of Israel, saying, -^In the 
.seventh month, on the first day of 
the month, shall be a solemn rest 
unto you, a memorial of blowing 
of trumpets, a holy convocation. 
25 Ye shall do ^ no servile w^ork ; 
and ye shall offer an offering made 
by fire unto Jehovah. 

26 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 27 Howbeit on ''the 
tenth day of this seventh month is 
•' the day of atonement : it shall be 
a holy convocation unto you, and 
ye shall afflict your souls ; and ye 
shall offer an offering made by fire 
unto Jehovah. 2S And ye shall 
do no manner of work in that same 
day ; for it is a * day of atonement, 
' to make atonement for you before 
Jehovah your God. 29 For what- 
soever soul it be that shall not be 
afflicted in that same day ; he shall 
be cut off from his people. 30 And 
whatsoever soul it be that doeth 
any manner of work in that same 
day, that soul will I destroy from 
among his people. 31 Ye shall do 
no manner of work : it is a statute 
for ever throughout your genera- 
tions in all your dwellings. 32 It 



Num. 28. 
1-20. 38 



" ver. 37 



122 



shall be unto you a sabbath of 
solemn rest, and ye shall afflict 
your souls : in the ninth day ot 
the month at even, from even unto 
even, shall ye keep : our sabbath. 

33 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 31 Speak unto the 
children of Israel, saying. On "' the 
fifteenth day of this seventh month 
is the feast "of Habernacles for 
seven days unto Jehovah. 35 On 
the first day shall be a holy convo- 
cation : ye shall do " no servile work. 
36 ^ Seven days ye shall offer an 
offering made by fire unto Jehovah : 
on « the eighth day shall be a holy 
convocation unto you ; and ye shall 
offer an offering made by fire unto 
Jehovah : it is a ^ solemn assembly ; 
ye shall do no servile work. 

37 These are ''the set feasts of 
Jehovah, which ye shall proclaim 
to be holy convocations, to offer 
an offering made by fire unto 
Jehovah, a burnt-offering, and a 
meal-offering, a sacrifice, and drink- 
offerings, *each on its own day; 
38 besides the sabbaths of Jeho- 
vah, and besides your gifts, and 
besides all your vows, and besides 
all your freewill-offerings, which ye 
give unto Jehovah. 

39 Howbeit on the fifteenth day 
of the seventh month, when ye 
have gathered in the fruits of the 
land, ye shall keep the feast of 
Jehovah seven days : on the first 
day shall be a solemn rest, and on 
the eighth day shall be a solemn 
rest. 10 And ye shall take you 
on the first day the fruit of goodly 
trees, branches of palm-trees, and 
boughs of thick trees, and willows 
of the brook ; and ye shall rejoice 
before Jehovah j^our God seven 
days. 11 And ye shall keep it a 
feast unto Jehovah seven days in 
the year : it is a statute for ever 
throughout your generations ; ye 
shall keep it in the seventh month. 
12 Ye shall dwell *in booths seven 
days ; all that are home-born in 
Israel shall dwell in booths ; 13 
that your generations may know 
that I made the children of Israel 
to dwell in booths, when I brought 
them out of the land of Egypt : I 
am Jehovah your God. 14 And 
Moses declared unto the children 
of Israel " the set feasts of Jehovah. 
^ A. ^"^ Jehovah spake unto 
w Tt Moses, saying, 2 Command 
the children of Israel, that they 

1 Heb. booths. 2 Or, closing festival 



24.3 



LEVITICUS 



25.9 



The lamp and Bread of the Sanctuary. The Punishment of Blaspliemy. The Sabbatical Year 



bring unto thee "pure olive oil 
beaten for the light, Ho cause a 
lamp to burn continually. 3 With- 
out the veil of the testimony, in the 
tent of meeting, shall Aaron keep 
it in order from evening to morning 
before Jehovah continually : it shall 
be a statute for ever throughout 
your generations. 4 He shall keep 
in order the lamps upon the * pure 
candlestick before Jehovah con- 
tinually. 

5 " And thou shalt take fine flour, 
and bake twelve oakes thereof : two 
tenth parts of an ephah shall be in 
one cake. 6 And thou shalt set 
them in "^two rows, six on a row, 
upon the '^pure table before Jeho- 
vah. 7 And thou shalt put pure 
frankincense upon each ^ row, that 
it may be to the bread for *" a me- 
morial, even an offering made by 
fire unto Jehovah. 8 -^ Every sab- 
bath day he shall set it in order 
before Jehovah ^ continually ; it is 
^on the behalf of the children of 
Israel, an everlasting covenant. 
9 ''And it shall be for Aaron and 
his sons ; and they shall eat it in a 
holy place : for it is most holy unto 
him of the offerings of Jehovah 
made by fire by a perpetual statute. 

10 And the son of an Israelitish 
woman, whose father was an Egyp- 
tian, went out among the children 
of Israel ; and the son of the Israel- 
itish woman and a man of Israel 
strove together in the camp : 1 1 and 
the son of the Israelitish woman 
blasphemed the 'Name, and cursed ; 
and they brought him unto Moses. 
And his mother's name was Shelo- 
mith, the daughter of Dibri, of the 
tribe of Dan. 12 And they put him 
in ward, that it might be declared 
unto them *at the mouth of 
Jehovah. 

13 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 14 Bring forth him 
that hath cursed without the 
camp ; and let all that heard him 
4ay their hands upon his head, 
and '" let all the congregation stone 
him. 15 And thou shalt speak 
unto the children of Israel, saying, 
" Whosoever curseth his God shall 
bear his sin. 1 6 And he that blas- 
phemeth the name of Jehovah, he 
shall surely be put to death ; all the 
congregation shall cjertainly stone 
him : as well the sojourner, as the 

1 Or, to set up a lamp co7itinually 

2 Or, two piles, six in a pile 

3 Or, pile * Or, from 



"- Ex. 27. 20, 

21 
b Ex. 25. 31 ; 

31. 8; 37. 

17 
« Ex. 25. 30 ; 

39. 36 ; 40. 

23 
d Ex. 25. 24 
« ch. 2. 2, 9, 

16 
/ Mt. 12. 6 
» Ex. 25. 30 ; 

Num. 4. 7 
1^ Mt. 12. 4 ; 

Mk. 2. 26 ; 

Lk. 6. 4 
i Ex. 3. 15 ; 

22. 28 
fc Ex. 18. 15 
I Dt. 13. 9 ; 

17.7 
"' ch. 20. 2, 

27 ; Dt. 21. 

21 
" Ex. 22. 28 



Ex. 21. 12 ; 

Num. 35, 

30, 31 ; 

Dt. 27. 24 
P ver. 21 
9 Ex. 21. 23 ; 

Dt. 19. 21 
*■ Mt. 5. 38 
* ver. 17 
t Ex. 12. 49 ; 

Num. 9. 

14 ; 15. 15, 

16, 29 



Ex. 23. 10, 
11 



" ver. 20 



ver. 20, 21 



y ch. 23. 27 



123 



home-born, when he blasphemeth 
the name of Jehovah, shall be put 
to death. 17 "And he that smit- 
eth any man mortally shall surely 
be put to death. 18 And ^ he that 
smiteth a beast mortally shall 
make it good, life for life. 19 And 
if a man cause a blemish in his 
neighbor ; as he hath done, so shall 
it be done to him : 20 « breach 
for breach, 'eye for eye, tooth for 
tooth ; as he hath caused a blemish 
in a man, so shall it be rendered 
unto him. 21 *And he that killeth 
a beast shall make it good : and he 
that killeth a man shall be put to 
death. 22 Ye shall have ^ one man- 
ner of law, as well for the sojourner, 
as for the home-born : for I am 
Jehovah your God. 23 And Moses 
spake to the children of Israel; 
and they brought forth him that 
had cursed out of the camp, and 
stoned him with stones. And the 
children of Israel did as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 
r> ^ And Jehovah spake unto 
w O Moses in mount Sinai, say- 
ing, 2 Speak unto the children of 
Israel, and say unto them. When 
ye come into the land which I give 
you, then shall the land keep a 
sabbath unto Jehovah. 3 "Six 
years thou shalt sow thy field, and 
six years thou shalt prune thy 
vineyard, and gather in the fruits 
thereof; 4 but in Hhe seventh 
year shall be a sabbath of solemn 
rest for the land, a sabbath unto 
Jehovah : thou shalt neither sow 
thy field, nor prune thy vineyard. 
5 That which groweth of itself 
of thy harvest thou shalt not reap, 
and the grapes of thy undressed 
vine thou shalt not gather : it shall 
be a year of solemn rest for the 
land. 6 -^And the sabbath of the 
land shall be for food for you ; for 
thee, and for thy servant and for 
thy maid, and for thy hired ser- 
vant and for thy stranger, who 
sojourn with thee. 7 And for thy 
cattle, and for the beasts that are 
in thy land, shall all the increase 
thereof be for food. 

8 And thou shalt number seven 
sabbaths of years unto thee, seven 
times seven years ; and there shall 
be unto thee the days of seven 
sabbaths of years, even forty and 
nine years. 9 Then shalt thou 
send abroad the loud trumpet on 
•''the tenth day of the seventh 
month ; in the day of atonement 



25.10 



LEVITICUS 

The Year of Jubilee. Uedeniption of Land and Houses. Taking of Interest forbidden 



25.38 



shall ye send abn^acl the trumpet 
throughout all your land. 10 And 
ye shall hallow the tiftieth year, 
and proclaim liberty throughout 
the land unto all the inhabitants 
thereof: it shall be a jubilee unto 
you; ami "ye shall return every 
iiian unto his possession, and ye 
shall return every man unto Ins 
family. H A jubilee shall that 
tiftieth year be unto you: ye shall 
not sow. neither reap that which 
groweth of itself in it, nor gather 
the fjrapea in it of the undressed 
vines. \'2 For it is a jubilee; it 
shall be holy unto you : ye shall 
eat the increase thereof out of the 

field. . . n M 

13 *In this year of jubilee ye 
shall return every man unto his 
possession. 14 And if thou sell 
aught unto thy neighbor, or buy 
of thy neighbor's hand, ' ye shall 
not wrong one another. 15 Ac- 
cording to the number of years 
after the jubilee thou shalt buy of 
thy neighbor, and according unto 
the number of years of the crops 
he shall sell unto thee. 16 ''Ac- 
cording to the multitude of the 
years tliou shalt increase the price 
thereof, and according to the few- 
ness of the years thou shalt dimin- 
ish the price of it ; for the number 
of the crops doth he sell unto thee, 
17 And "ye shall not wrong one 
another; but thou shalt fear thy 
God : for I am Jehovah your God. 
18 Wherefore ye shall do my 
statutes, and keep mine ordinances 
and do them; and -^ ye shall dwell 
in the land in safety. 19 And the 
land shall yield its fruit, and ye 
shall eat your fill, and dwell 
therein in safety. 20 And if ye 
shall say, ^What shall we eat the 
seventh year 1 behold, we shall not 
sow, nor gather in our increase ; 
21 then I will command my bless- 
ing upon you in the sixth year, 
and it shall bring forth fruit for 
the three years. 22 And ye shall 
sow the eighth year, and eat of the 
fruits, ''the old store; until the 
ninth year, until its fruits come in, 
ye shall eat the old store. 

23 And the land shall not be 
sold in perpetuity; for Hhe land 
is mine : for ^ye are strangers and 
sojourners with me. 24: And in 
all the land of your possession ye 
shall grant a redemption for the 
land. 25 'If thy brother be 
waxed poor, and sell some of his 



« ver. 13, 28, 

64 
t> ver. 10 
'^ ver. 17 
d ver. 27, 61, 

62 
* ver. 14 
/ch. 26. 4, 5 
■' ver. 4 
A ch. 26. 10 
i Ex. 19. 
fcGen. 23. 4; 

1 Chr. 29. 

15 ; Ps. 39. 

12; Heb. 

11. 13; 

1 Pet. 2. 11 
' Ruth 2. 

20 : 4. 4. 6 



"' ver. 16 
" ver. 10, 13 



Num. 35. 
1-8 



P Num. 35. 



9 Dt. 15. 7- 
11 ; 24. 14, 
15 



Ex. 22. 25 
Dt. 23. 19, 
20 



ch. 11. 45 



124 



possession, then shall his kinsman 
that is next unto him come, and 
shall redeem that which his brother 
hath sold. 26 And if a man have 
no one to redeem it, and he be 
waxed rich and find sutficient to 
redeem it ; 27 '"then let him reckon 
the years of the sale thereof, and 
restore the overplus unto the man 
to whom he sold it; and he shall 
return unto his possession. 28 
But if he be not able to get it back 
for himself, then that which he 
hath sold shall remain in the hand 
of him that hath bought it until 
the year of jubilee : and in the 
jubilee it shall go out, and "he 
shall return unto his possession. 

29 And if a man sell a dwelling- 
house in a walled city, then he 
may redeem it within a whole year 
after it is sold ; for a full year shall 
he have the right of redemption. 
30 And if it be not redeemed 
within the space of a full year, 
then the house that is in the walled 
city shall be made sure in perpetu- 
ity to him that bought it, through- 
out his generations : it shall not 
go out in the jubilee. 31 But the 
houses of the villages which have 
no wall round about them shall be 
reckoned with the fields of the 
country : they may be redeemed, 
and they shall go out in the jubi- 
lee. 32 Nevertheless "the cities 
of the Levites, the houses of the 
cities of their possession, may the 
Levites redeem at any time. 33 
And ^ if one of the Levites redeem, 
then the house that w^as sold, and 
the city of his possession, shall go 
out in tne jubilee ; for the houses 
of the cities of the Levites are 
their possession among the chil- 
dren of Israel. 34 ^^But the field 
of the "suburbs of their cities may 
not be sold ; for it is their per- 
petual possession. 

35 ^And if thy brother be waxed 
poor, and his hand fail with thee ; 
then thou shalt ^uphold him : as a 
stranger and a sojourner shall he 
live with thee. 36 ''Take thou no 
interest of him or increase, but 
fear thy God ; that thy brother 
may live with thee. 37 Thou shalt 
not give him thy; money upon 
interest, nor give him thy victuals 
for increase. 38 *I am Jehovah 
your God, who brought you forth 

1 Or, if a man redeem from the Levites Or, 
ace. to Vulg., if they have not l»rH radeemed 

2 Or, pasture lands 3 Or, relieve 



25.39 



LEVITICUS 



26.12 



The Year of Jubilee. Redemption of Servants, Blessings for Obedience promised 



out of the land of Egypt, to give 
you the land of Canaan, and "to 
be your God. 

39 * And if thy brother be -waxed 
poor with thee, and sell himself 
unto thee ; thou shalt not make 
him to serve as a bondservant. 
40 As a hired servant, and as a 
sojourner, he shall be with thee ; 
he shall serve with thee unto the 
year of jubilee: 41 then shall he 
go out from thee, he and his chil- 
dren with him, and shall return 
unto his own family, and unto the 
possession of his fathers shall he 
return. 42 For they are my ser- 
vants, whom I brought forth out 
of the land of Egypt : they shall 
not be sold as bondmen. 43 "Thou 
shalt not rule over him with rigor, 
but shalt fear thy God. 44 And 
as for thy bondmen, and thy bond- 
maids, whom thou shalt have ; of 
the nations that are round about 
you, of them shall ye buy bond- 
men and bondmaids. 45 More- 
over of the children of the strangers 
that sojourn among you, of them 
shall ye buy, and of their families 
that are with you, which they 
have begotten in your land : and 
they shall be your possession. 
46 And ye shall make them an 
inheritance for your children after 
you, to hold for a possession; of 
them shall ye take your bondmen 
for ever : '^ but over your brethren 
the children of Israel ye shall not 
rule, one over another, with rigor. 

47 And if a stranger or sojourner 
with thee be waxed rich, and thy 
brother be waxed poor beside him, 
and sell himself unto the stranger 
or sojourner with thee, or to the 
stock of the stranger's family ; 
48 after that he is sold he may be 
redeemed : one of his brethren may 
redeem him; 49 or his uncle, or 
his uncle's son, may redeem him, 
or any that is nigh of kin unto 
him of his family may redeem 
him ; or '^ if he be waxed rich, he 
may redeem himself. 50 And he 
shall reckon with him that bought 
him from the year that he sold 
himself to him unto the year of 
jubilee : and the price of his sale 
shall be according unto the num- 
ber of years ; according to the time 
of a hired servant shall he be with 
him. 51 If there be yet many 
Shears, {according unto them he 
shall give back the price of his 
redemption out of the money that 



« Gen. 17. 7 
6 Ex. 21. 2-6 : 

Dt. 15. 

12-18 
'^ ver. 46, 63 ; 

Ex. 1. 13, 

14; Ezek. 

34. 4 
d ver. 43 
* ver. 26, 27 
/ver. 16 



^ ver. 43 
^ ver. 10, 13, 



' ch. 19. 4 

fc Ex. 20. 4 
I Ex. 23. 24 

"' Num. 33. 

62 

" ch. 19. 30 



Dt. 7. 
12-26; 
1-14 



Am. 9. 13 



9 ch. 25. 18, 

19 
'^ Ps. 29. 11 ; 

8.5. 8 ; 147. 

14 

' Zeph. 3. 13 
t ver. 22 



" Dt. 32. 



^Gen. 17. 6; 
22. 17 ; 48. 4 



y Gen. 17. 7 
" ch. 25. 22 



" Ex. 25. 8 ; 
29. 45, 46 



& 2 Cor. 6. 
16; Dt. 

23. 14 



he was bought for. 52 And if 
there remain but few years unto 
the year of jubilee, then he shall 
reckon with him ; according unto 
his years shall he give back the 
price of his redemption. 53 As a 
servant hired year by year shall 
he be with him : ^he shall not rule 
with rigor over him in thy sight. 
54 And if he be not redeemed ^ by 



these 



then he shall go out 



in the year of jubilee, he, and his 
children with him. 55 For unto 
me the children of Israel are ser- 
vants ; they are my servants whom 
I brought forth out of the land of 
Egypt : I am Jehovah your God. 

2r^ Ye shall make you no 
yj 'idols, neither shall ye rear 
you up ''^a graven image, or ^'a 
pillar, neither shall ye place any 
"* figured stone in your land, to bow 
down ^unto it: for I am Jehovah 
your God. 2 **Ye shall keep my 
sabbaths, and reverence my sanc- 
tuary : I am Jehovah. 

3 "If ye walk in my statutes, 
and keep my commandments, and 
do them ; 4 then I will give your 
rains in their season, and the land 
shall yield its increase, and the 
trees of the field shall yield their 
fruit. 5 ^' And your threshing shall 
reach unto the vintage, and the 
vintage shall reach unto the sow- 
ing time ; and ye shall eat your 
bread to the full, and * dwell in 
your land safely. 6 And 'T will 
give peace in the land, and *ye 
shall lie down, and none shall 
make you afraid : and * I will 
cause evil beasts to cease out of 
the land, neither "shall the sword 
go through your land. 7 And ye 
shall chase your enemies, and they 
shall fall before you by the sword. 
8 "And five of you shall chase a 
hundred, and a hundred of you 
shall chase ten thousand ; and 
your enemies shall fall before 
you by the sword. 9 And I will 
have respect unto you, and ''make 
you fruitful, and multiply you, 
and will ^^ establish my covenant 
with you. 10 'And ye shall eat 
old store long kept, and ye shall 
bring forth the old ^because of 
the new. 11 ''And I will set my 
tabernacle among you : and my 
soul shall not abhor you. 1 2 And 
*I will walk among you, and will 
be your God, and ye shall be my 



1 Or, in these years 

2 Or, an obelisk 



3 Or, thereon 
* Or, from before 



125 



26.13 



LEVITICUS 



26.40 



ChastiscmMits for Disobedlcnfc threatened 



people. 13 "I am Jehovah your 
God, who brought you forth out 
of the laud ot KM:yi't, that ye 
should not he their bondmen; 
and *I have bn^ken the bars of 
your yoki\ and made you go up- 
right. 

14 ""Hut if ye will not hearken 
unto me, and will not do all these 
commandments ; lo and if ye shall 
reject my statutes, and if ''your 
soul abhor mine ordinances, so that 
ye will not do all my command- 
inents, but 'break my covenant; 
1 G 1 also will do this unto you : 
1 will appoint -^terror over you, 
even consumption and fever, that 
shall consume the eyes, and make 
the ''soul to pine away; and ''ye 
shall sow your seed in vain, for 

four enemies shall eat it. 17 And 
will set my face against you, and 
ye shall be smitten before your 
enemies : * they that hate you shall 
rule over you ; and ^ ye shall flee 
when none pursueth you. 18 And 
if ye will not yet for these things 
hearken unto me, then I will chas- 
tise you ' seven times more for your 
sins. 19 And I will '"break the 
pride of your power : and I will 
make your heaven as iron, and 
your earth as brass ; 20 and "your 
strength shall be spent in vain ; 
for your land shall not yield its 
increase, neither shall the trees of 
the land yield their fruit. 

'21 And if ye "walk contrary 
unto me, and will not hearken 
unto me, I will brings seven times 
more plagues upon you according 
to your sins. 22 And I will send 
the beast of the field among you, 
which shall rob you of your chil- 
dren, and destroy your cattle, and 
make you few in number ; and your 
ways shall become desolate. 

2:3 And if by these things ye 
will not be reformed ^unto me, 
but « will walk contrary unto me ; 

24 then will I also '"walk contrary 
unto you; and I will smite you, 
even 1, 'seven times for your sins. 

25 And I will bring a sword upon 
you, that shall execute 'the ven- 
geance of the covenant ; and ye 
shall be gathered together within 
your cities: and I will send "the 
pestilence among you ; and ye shall 
be delivered into the hand of the 
enemy. 26 "When I break your 
staff of bread, ten women shall 
bake your bread in one oven, and 

» Or, by 



" Ex. 20. 2 
b Ezek. 34. 

27 
<^ Dt. 28. l&- 

68 ; 

Josh. 23. 

15 
d ver. 11 
« ver. 
/ Ps. 78. 33 
" Exek. 24. 

23 ; 33. 10 
/i Judg. 6. 

3-0 
i Ps. 106. 41 
A; ver. 3(5, 37 ; 

Ps. 53. 5 ; 

Prov. 28. 1 
' ver. 21, 24, 

28 
"» Is. 28. 1-3 ; 

Ezek. 24. 

21 
" Is. 17. 10, 

11; Jer. 12. 

13 
° ver. 23, 24, 

27, 40 
P ver. 18 
9 ver. 21 
'• ver. 28, 41 
* ver. 21 
« Jer. 50. 28 ; 

51. 11 
'* Num. 14. 

12 
" Is. 3. 1 ; 

Ezek. 4. 

16, 17 ; 5. 

16 



^ ver. 24, 41 
y ver. 24 
^2K. 23. 20; 

Ezek. 6. 3, 

6 ; Am. 7. 9 
" 2 Chr. 34. 4, 

7 ; Is. 27. 9 
f> Jer. 44. 2, 

6, 22 
" Is. 63. 18 ; 

Lam. 2. 7 
d Am. 5. 21 
* Jer. 12. 11 ; 

33. 10 
/Jer. 18. 16; 

19. 8 
^ Ps. 44. 11 ; 

106. 27 ; 

Jer. 31. 10 ; 

Ezek. 12. 

15 
^ ver. 43 ; 

2 Chr. 36. 

21 
i Is. 30. 17 ; 

Lam. 1. 3, 

6 ; 4. 19 
fc Jer. 6. 21 ; 

Nah. 3. 3 



' Dt. 4. 



»" Ezek. 4. 
17; 33. 10 



" Jer. 3. 12- 
16 ; 14. 20 ; 
Hos. 5. 15 



126 



they shall deliver your bread again 
by weight : and ye shall eat, and 
not be satisfied. 

27 And if ye will not for all 
this hearken unto me, but walk 
contrary unto me; 28 then '^I 
will walk contrary unto you in 
wrath ; and I also will chastise 
you 2/ seven times for your sins. 
29 x\nd ye shall eat the flesh of 
your sons, and the flesh of your 
daughters shall ye eat. 30 And 
I 'will destroy your high places, 
and cut down your « sun-images, 
and cast your dead bodies upon 
the bodies of your idols ; and my 
soul shall abhor you. 31 And I 
will make your cities a *w^aste, 
and v/ill bring your ''sanctuaries 
unto desolation, and I will not 
''smell the savor of your sweet 
odors. 32 And I will bring Hhe 
land into desolation ; -^and your 
enemies that dwell therein shall 
be astonished at it. 33 And you 
will I ^scatter among the nations, 
and I will draw out the sword 
after you : and your land shall 
be a desolation, and your cities 
shall be a waste. 

34 ''Then shall the land enjoy 
its sabbaths, as long as it lieth 
desolate, and ye are in your ene- 
mies' land ; even_ then shall the 
land rest, and enjoy its sabbaths. 
35 As long as it lieth desolate it 
shall have rest, even the rest which 
it had not in your sabbaths, when 
ye dwelt upon it. 36 And as for 
them that are left of you, I will 
send *a faintness into their heart 
in the lands of their enemies : and 
the sound of a driven leaf shall 
chase them ; and they shall flee, 
as one fleeth from the sword ; and 
they shall fall when none pur- 
sueth. 37 *And they shall stum- 
ble one upon another, as it were 
before the sword, when none pur- 
sueth : and ye shall have no power 
to stand before your enemies. 38 
'Arid ye shall perish among the 
nations, and the land of your ene- 
mies shall eat you up. 39 '"And 
they that are left of you shall pine 
a\yay in their iniquity in your ene- 
rnies' lands ; and also in the iniqui- 
ties of their fathers shall they pine 
away with them. 

40 '^And they shall confess their 
miquity, and the iniquity of their 
fathers, in their trespass which 
they trespassed against me. and 
also that, because they walked con- 



26.41 



LEVITICUS 



27.20 



Mercy promised to tlie Penitent. Liiws conceruing Vovvi 



trary unto me, 41 I also walked 
contrary unto them, and brought 
them into the land of their ene- 
mies : " if then their uncircumcised 
heart be humbled, and *^ they then 
accept of the punishment of their 
iniquity ; 42 then will I remember 
''my covenant with Jacob; and 
also my covenant '' with Isaac, and 
also 'my covenant with Abraham 
will I remember ; and I will re- 
member the land. 43 -^The land 
also shall be left by them, and 
shall enjoy its sabbaths, while it 
lieth desolate without them : and 
they shall accept of the punish- 
ment of their iniquity ; because, 
even because they rejected mine 
ordinances, and their ^soul ab- 
horred my statutes. 44 And yet 
for all that, when they are in the 
land of their enemies, I will not 
reject them, neither will I ''abhor 
them, Ho destroy them utterly, 
and ''to break my covenant with 
them ; for I am Jehovah their 
God ; 45 but I will for their 
sakes remember the 'covenant of 
their ancestors, whom I brought 
forth out of the land of Egypt in 
the sight of the nations, that "'I 
might be their God : lam Jehovah. 
46 "These are the statutes and 
ordinances and laws, which Jeho- 
vah made between him and the 
children of Israel in mount Sinai 
by Moses. 

r) 'T And Jehovah spake unto 
j^ I Moses, saying, 2 Speak 
unto the children of Israel, and 
say unto them, When a man shall 
^accomplish a vow, "the persons 
shall be for Jehovah by thy esti- 
mation. 3 And thy estimation 
shall be of the male from twenty- 
years old even unto sixty years old, 
even thy estimation shall be fifty 
shekels of silver, after "the shekel 
of the sanctuary. 4 And if it be 
a female, then thy estimation shall 
be thirty shekels. 5 And if it be 
from five years old even unto 
twenty years old, then thy estima- 
tion shall be of the male twenty 
shekels, and for the female ten 
shekels. 6 And if it be from a 
month old even unto five years old, 
then thy estimation shall be of the 
'male ^'five shekels of silver, and for 
the female thy estimation shall be 
three shekels of silver. 7 And if 

1 Or, make a special vow 

2 Or, according to thy estimation of persons 
unto Jehovah, then thy estimation &c. 



" Jer. 4. 4 ; 

9. 25, 26 ; 

Ezek. 44. < 
6 Ezek. 20. 

43 
" Gen. 28. 

13-16 ; 36. 

11, 12 
^ Gen. 26. 

2-5 
« Gen. 22. 

16-18 
/ ver. 34 
» ver. 11 
'' ver. 11 
' Dt. 4. 31 ; 

Jer. 30. 11 
'"■Jer. 33. 

20-26 
« Ex. 6. 6-8 
'" Gen. 17. 7 
" ch. 7. 38 ; 

27. 34 ; 

Dt. 4. 5 ; 

29. 1 
" ver. 25 ; 

Ex. 30. 13 
^ Num. 18. 

16 



9 ch. 5. 11 ; 
14. 21-24 
'■ ver. 33 



it be from sixty years old and up- 
ward ; if it be a male, then thy 
estimation shall be fifteen shekels, 
and for the female ten shekels. 
8 But if he be poorer than thy 
estimation, then he shall be set be- 
fore the priest, and the priest shall 
value him ; ^according to the abil- 
ity of him that vov/ed shall the 
priest value him. 

9 And if it be a beast, whereof 
men offer an oblation unto Jeho- 
vah, all that any man giveth of 
such unto Jehovah shall be holy. 
10 'He shall not alter it, nor 
change it, a good for a bad, or a 
bad for a good : and if he shall at 
all change beast for beast, then 
both it and that for which it is 
changed shall be holy. 1 1 And if 
it be any unclean beast, of which 
they do not offer an oblation unto 
Jehovah, then he shall set the beast 
before the priest ; 1 2 and the priest 
shall value it, whether it be good 
or bad : as thou the priest valuest 
it, so shall it be. 1 3 But if he will 
indeed redeem it, then he shall add 
the fifth part thereof unto thy 
estimation. 

14 And when a man shall sanc- 
tify his house to be holy unto 
Jehovah, then the priest shall esti- 
mate it, whether it be good or bad : 
as the priest shall estimate it, so 
shall it stand. 15 And if he that 
sanctified it will redeem his house, 
then he shall add the fifth part of 
the money of thy estimation unto 
it, and it shall be his. 

16 And if a man shall sanctify 
unto Jehovah part of the field of 
his possession, then thy estimation 
shall be according to the sowing 
thereof: the sowing of a homer of 
barley shall he valued at fifty shek- 
els of silver. 17 If he sanctify 
his field from the year of jubi- 
lee, according to thy estimation it 
shall stand. 18 But if he sanctify 
his field after the jubilee, then the 
priest shall reckon unto him the 
money according to the years that 
remain unto the year of jubilee ; 
and an abatement shall be made 
from thy estimation. 19 And if 
he that sanctified the field will in- 
deed redeem it, then he shall add 
the fifth part of the money of thy 
estimation unto it, and it shall be 
assured to him. 20 And if he will 
not redeem the field, or if he have 
sold the field to another man, it 
shall not be redeemed any more: 



127 



27. 21 



LEVITICUS 



27.34 



Laws fouceriiiiig Vows; coii' truing Tithes 



L'l l)ut the field, wlien it goeth out 
in the jubilee, shall be holy unto 
Jehovah, as a field devoted; 
possession thereof shall be 
priests. 'I'l And if 



the 
the 

^ __ he sanctify 

untO .lehovah a held which he hath 
bou^dit. which is not of the field of 
his possession; 23 then the priest 
shall reckon unto him the worth of 
thy estimation unto the year of 
jubilee: and he shall give thme 
estimation in that day, as a holy 
thing unto Jehovah. 24 In the 
year of jubilee the field shall re- 
turn unto him of whom it was 
Ijought, even to him to whom the 
l)ossession of the land belongeth. 
25 And all thy estimations shall 
be according to " the shekel of the 
sanctuary : twenty gerahs shall be 
the shekel. 

26 ''Only the firstling among 
beasts, which is made a firstling to 
Jehovah, no man shall sanctify it; 
whether it be ox or sheep, it is Je- 
hovah's. 27 And if it be of an un- 
clean beast, then he shall ransom 
it according to thine estimation, 
and shall add unto it the fifth part 
thereof: or if it be not redeemed, 
then it shall be sold according to 
thy estimation. 



" ver. 3 
6 Ex. 13. 2 



Num. 18. 
14; Josh. 
6. 17-19 



d ver. 10 



' ch. 26. 46 ; 
Dt. 4. 5 



28 Notwithstanding, no ''de- 
voted thing, that a inan shall 
devote unto Jehovah of all that 
he hath, whether of man or beast, 
or of the field of his possession, 
shall be sold or redeemed: every 
devoted thing is most holy unto 
Jehovah. 29 No one devoted, 
that shall be devoted from among 
men, shall be ransomed ; he shall 
surely be put to death. 

30 And all the tithe of the land, 
whether of the seed of the land, or 
of the fruit of the tree, is Jeho- 
vah's: it is holy unto Jehovah. 
31 And if a man will redeem aught 
of his tithe, he shall add unto it the 
fifth part thereof. 32 And all the 
tithe of the herd or the flock, what- 
soever passeth under the rod, the 
tenth shall be holy unto Jehovah. 
33 '^He shall not search whether 
it be good or bad, neither shall 
he change it: and if he change it 
at all, then both it and that for 
which it is changed shall be holy; 
it shall not be redeemed. 

34 * These are the command- 
ments, which Jehovah commanded 
Moses for the children of Israel in 
mount Sinai. 



128 



THE FOURTH BOOK OF MOSES, 



COMMONLY CALLED 



NUMBERS 



Men of War numbered 



IAnd Jehovah spake unto 
Moses in the wilderness of 
Sinai, in the tent of meeting, on 
" the first day of the second month, 
in the second year after they were 
come out of the land of Egypt, say- 
ing, 2 * Take ye the sum of all the 
congregation of the children of 
Israel, by their families, by their 
fathers' houses, according to the 
number of the names, every male, 
by their polls ; 3 from " twenty 
years old and upward, all that are 
able to go forth to war in Israel, 
thou and Aaron shall number them 
by their hosts. 4 And with you 
there shall be a man of every tri oe ; 
''every one head of his fathers' 
house. 5 And these are the names 
of the men that shall stand with 
you. Of Reuben : Elizur the son 
of Shedeur. 6 Of Simeon : She- 
lumiel the son of Zurishaddai. 
7 Of Judah : Nahshon the son of 
Amminadab. 8 Of Issachar : Ne- 
thanel the son of Zuar. 9 Of 
Zebulun : Eliab the son of Helon. 
10 Of the children of Joseph: Of 
Ephraim : Elishama the son of 
Ammihud. Of Manasseh : Gama- 
liel the son of Pedahzur. 11 Of 
Benjamin: Abidan the son of 
Gideoni. 1 2 Of Dan : Ahiezer the 
son of Ammishaddai. 13 Of 
Asher : Pagiel the son of Ochran. 
14 Of Gad : Eliasaph the son of 
^ Deuel. 15 Of Naphtali : Ahira 
the son of Enan. 16 These are 
they that were " called of the con- 
gregation, the princes of the tribes 
of their fathers ; they were the 
heads of the ^ thousands of Israel. 
17 And Moses and Aaron took 
these men that are mentioned by 
name : 18 and they assembled all 
the congregation together on the 
•''first day of the second month; 
and they declared their pedigrees 
after their families, by their 
fathers' houses, according to the 

1 In ch. 2. 14, Reuel. 2 Or, families 



" Ex. 40. 2, 

17 
6 ch. 2G. 2 ; 

Ex. 12. 37 ; 

38. 26, 26 
" Ex. 30. 14 ; 

38. 26 
d ver. 16 ; 

Ex. 18. 21, 

24 ; Dt. 1. 

15 
^ ch. 16. 2 ; 

26. 9 
/ver. 1 



»ch. 



''ch. 
14 



»■ ch. 26. IS- 
IS 



k ch. 26. 19- 



' ch. 26. 23- 
25 



number of the names, from twenty* 
years old and upward, by their 
polls. 19 As Jehovah commanded 
Moses, so he numbered them in 
the wilderness of Sinai. 

20 ^ And the children of Reuben, 
Israel's first-born, their genera- 
tions, by their families, by their 
fathers' houses, according to the 
number of the names, by their 
polls, every male from twenty 
years old and upward, all that 
were able to go forth to war ; 
21 those that were numbered of 
them, of the tribe of Reuben, were 
forty and six thousand and five 
hundred. 

22 ''Of the children of Simeon, 
their generations, by their families, 
by their fathers' houses, those that 
were numbered thereof, according 
to the number of the names, by 
their polls, every male from twenty 
years old and upward, all that 
were able to go forth to war ; 23 
those that were numbered of them, 
of the tribe of Simeon, were fifty 
and nine thousand and three 
hundred. 

24 ^Of the children of Gad, their 
generations, by their families, by 
their fathers' houses, according to 
the number of the names, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 
that were able to go forth to war ; 
25 those that were numbered of 
them, of the tribe of Gad, were 
forty and five thousand six hun- 
dred and fifty. 

26 ^Of the children of Judah, 
their generations, by their families, 
by their fathers' houses, according 
to the number of the names, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 
that were able to go forth to war ; 
27 those that were numbered of 
them, of the tribe of Judah, were 
threescore and fourteen thousand 
and six hundred. 

28 ' Of the children of Issachar, 
their generations, by their families, 



129 



29 



NUMBERS 



1.54 



Mei of War numbered. The Lcvites excepted 



by their fatliers' houses, according 
to the number of the names, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 
that were able to <^o forth to war ; 
29 those that were numbered of 
them, of the tribe of Issachar. were 
fifty and four thousand and four 
hundred. 

:i() "Of th(^ children of Zebiilun, 
their^^cnrrations, by their families, 
by their fatliei-s' houses, according 
to the number of the names, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 
'that were al)le to go forth to war ; 
31 those that were numbered of 
them, of the tribe of Zebulun, were 
fifty and seven thousand and four 
hundred. 

32 *Of the children of Joseph, 
namely, of the children of Ephraim, 
their generations, by their families, 
by their fathers' houses, accr iding 
to tlie number of the name? irom 
twenty years old and upw; d, all 
that were able to go forth b war : 
33 those that were numl A-ed of 
them, of the tribe of Ephraim, 
were forty thousand and five 
hundred. 

34 "^ Of the children of ^Manasseh, 
their generations, by their families, 
by their fathers' houses, according 
to the number of the names, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 
that were able to go forth to war : 
35 those that were numbered of 
them, of the tribe of Manasseh, 
were thirty and two thousand and 
two hundred. 

36 ** Of the children of Benjamin, 
their generations, by their families, 
by their fathers' houses, according 
to the number of the names, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 
that were able to go forth to war • 
37 those that were numbered or 
them, of the tribe of ]3enjamin. 
were thirty and five thousand and 
four hundred. 

38 " Of the children of Dan, their 
generations, by their families, by 
their fathers' houses, according to 
the number of the names, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 
that were able to go forth to war ; 
39 those that ^vere numbered of 
them, of the tribe of Dan, were 
threescore and two thousand and 
seven hundred. 

40 -^Of the children of Asher, 
their generations, by their families, 
by their fathers' houses, according 
to the number of the names, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 



» ch. 26. 20, 

27 
b ch. 20. 3o- 

37 
<= ch. 26. 28- 

34 
<i ch. 26. 38- 

41 
< ch. 20. 42, 

4:{ 
/ch. 26. 44- 

47 



"ch. 
60 



Ach 


2. 


%. 


26. 


51 


12. 


37 


38. 


26 






'Ch 


2. 


33; 


3. 


4-39; 4. 


49 


26 


. 57- 


64 







*ch. 3. 25-37 



I ch. 4. 1-33 



"* ch. 3. 10, 
38 ; 4. 15, 
19, 20 

" ch. 2. 2 



ch. 3. 
29, 35 



that were able to go forth to war ; 
41 those that were numbered ot 
them, of the tribe of Asher were 
forty and one thousand and nve 
hundred. „ ^^ ... 

42 ^Of the children of Naphtali, 
their generations, by their families, 
by their fathers' houses, according 
to the number of the names, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 
that were able to go forth to war ; 
43 those that were numbered of 
them, of the tribe of Naphtali, 
were fifty and three thousand and 
four hundred. 

44 These are they that were 
numbered, whom Moses and Aaron 
numbered, and the princes of 
Israel, being twelve inen : thejr 
were each one for his fathers' 
house. 45 So all they that were 
numbered of the children of Israel 
by their fathers' houses, from 
twenty years old and upward, all 
that were able to go forth to war in 
Israel ; 46 even all they that were 
numbered were '' six hundred thou- 
sand and three thousand and five 
hundred and fifty. 

47 But Hhe Levites after the 
tribe of their fathers were not 
numbered among them. 48 For 
Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying, 
49 Only the tribe of Levi thou 
shalt not number, neither shalt 
thou take the sum of them among 
the children of Israel ; 50 but * ap- 
point thou the Levites over the 
tabernacle of the testimony, and 
over all the furniture thereof, and 
over all that belongeth to it : they 
shall bear the tabernacle, and all 
the furniture thereof ; and they 
shall minister unto it, and shall 
encamp round about the taber- 
nacle. 51 'And when the taber- 
nacle setteth forw^ard, the Levites 
shall take it down ; and when 
the tabernacle is to be pitched, the 
Levites shall set it up: and '"the 
stranger that cometh nigh shall be 
put to death. 52 "And the chil- 
dren of Israel shall pitch their 
tents, every man by his own camp, 
and every man by his own stand- 
ard, according to their hosts. 53 
"But the Levites shall encamp 
round about the tabernacle of the 
testimony, that there be no wrath 
upon the congregation of the chil- 
dren of Israel: and the Levites 
shall keep the charge of the taber- 
nacle of the testimony. 54 Thus 
did the children of Israel ; accord- 



130 



2.1 



NUMBERS 



2.31 



Ifnmber, Encampment, and Princes of the Tribes 



ing to all that Jehovah commanded 
Moses, so did they. 

2 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses and unto Aaron, saying, 
2 "The children of Israel shall 
encamp every man by his own 
standard, with the ensigns of their 
fathers' houses : over against the 
tent of meeting shall they encamp 
round about. 3 And those that 
encamp on the east side toward the 
sunrising shall be they of the 
standard of the camp of Judah, 
according to their hosts : and the 
prince of the children of Judah 
shall be '' Nahshon the son of Am- 
minadab. 4 And his host, and 
those that were numbered of them, 
were threescore and fourteen thou- 
sand and six hundred. 5 And those 
that encamp next unto him shall 
be the tribe of Issachar : and the 
prince of the children of Issachar 
shall be " Nethanel the son of Zuar. 
6 And his host, and those that 
were numbered thereof, were fifty 
and four thousand and four hun- 
dred. 7 And the tribe of Zebulun : 
and the prince of the children of 
Zebulun shall be '^ Eliab the son of 
Helon. 8 And his host, and those 
that were numbered thereof, were 
fifty and seven thousand and four 
hundred. 9 All that were num- 
bered of the camp of Judah were 
a hundred thousand and four- 
score thousand and six thousand 
and four hundred, according to 
their hosts. They shall set forth 
first. 

10 On the south side shall be the 
standard of the camp of Reuben 
according to their hosts : and the 
prince of the children of Reuben 
shall be ^ Elizur the son of Shedeur, 

11 And his host, and those that 
were numbered thereof, were forty 
and six thousand and five hundred. 

12 And those that encamp next 
unto him shall be the tribe of 
Simeon : and the prince of the 
children of Simeon shall be -^She- 
lumiel the son of Zurishaddai. 1 3 
And his host, and those that were 
numbered of them, were fifty and 
nine thousand and three hundred. 
14 And the tribe of Gad : and the 
prince of the children of Gad shall 
be Eliasaph the son of ^ Reuel. 15 
And his host, and those that were 
numbered of them, were forty and 
five thousand and six hundred and 
fifty. 16 All that were numbered 

» In ch. 1. 14, Deuel. 



« ch. 1. 62 
6 ch. 1. 7 
" ch. 1. 8 
d ch. 1. 9 
^ ch. 1. 6 
/ch. 1. 6 



'J ch. 1. 63 



h ch. 1. 10 



i ch. 1. 10 



k ch. 1. 11 



I ch. 1. 12 



ch. 1. 13 



ch. 1. 15 



of the camp of Reuben were a hun- 
dred thousand and fifty and one 
thousand and four hundred and 
fifty, according to their hosts. 
And they shall set forth second. 

17 ^Then the tent of meeting 
shall set forward, with the camp 
of the Levites in the midst of the 
camps : as they encamp, so shall 
they set forward, every man in his 
place, by their standards. 

18 On the west side shall be the 
standard of the camp of Ephraim 
according to their hosts : and the 
prince of the children of Ephraim 
shall be ^ Elishama the son of Am- 
mihud. 19 And his host, and those 
that were numbered of tnem, were 
forty thousand and five hundred. 

20 And next unto him shall be the 
tribe of Manasseh : and the prince 
of the children of Manasseh shall 
be * Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur. 

21 And his host, and those that 
were numbered of them, were thirty 
and two thousand and two hun- 
dred. 22 And the tribe of Benja- 
min : and the prince of the children 
of Benjamin shall be *Abidan the 
son of Gideoni. 23 And his host, 
and those that were numbered of 
them, were thirty and five thou- 
sand and four hundred. 24 All 
that were numbered of the camp 
of Ephraim were a hundred thou- 
sand and eight thousand and a 
hundred, according to their hosts. 
And they shall set forth third. 

25 On the north side shall be 
the standard of the camp of Dan 
according to their hosts : and the 

Erince of the children of Dan shall 
e 'Ahiezer the son of Ammishad- 
dai. 26 And his host, and those 
that were numbered of them, were 
threescore and two thousand and 
seven hundred. 27 And those that 
encamp next unto him shall be the 
tribe of Asher : and the prince 
of the children of Asher shall be 
'"Pagiel the son of Ochran. 28 
And his hosts, and those that 
were numbered of them, were forty 
and one thousand and five hun- 
dred. 29 And the tribe of Naphtali : 
and the prince of the children of 
Naphtali shall be "Ahira the son 
of Enan. 30 And his host, and 
those that were numbered of them, 
were fifty and three thousand and 
four hundred. 31 All that were 
numbered of the camp of Dan were 
a hundred thousand and fifty and 
seven thousand and six hundred. 



181 



2.32 



NUMBERS 



3.28 



The Priests ami I.evites set u|iiirt to luimster in the Saiirtuaiy. Aumber and Duties of the Levites 



Tlu'y shall set forth hindmost by 
their standards. 

32 Tiu'se are tliev that were 
numbered of the children of Israel 
by their fathers' houses: all that 
were numl)ered of the camps ac- 
cordin^' to their hosts were "six 
hundred thousand and three thou- 
sand and five hundred and iifty. 
33 '' lUil tiu' Levites were not num- 
bered anionj^ the children of Israel ; 
as Jehovah conunanded Moses. 34 
Thus did the children of Israel; 
aecordin<j: to all that .lehovah com- 
manded .Moses, so they encamped 
by their standards, and so they set 
forward, every one bv their fami- 
lies, according to their fathers' 
houses. 

3 ''Now these are the genera- 
tions of Aaron and Moses in 
the day that Jehovah spake with 
Moses in mount Sinai. 2 And 
** these are the names of the sons of 
Aaron : Nadab the hrst-born, and 
Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar. 3 
These are the names of the sons 
of Aaron, the priests that were 
anointed, whom he consecrated to 
minister in the priest's office. 4 
' And Nadab and Abihu died before 
Jehovah, when they offered strange 
fire before Jehovah, in the wilder- 
ness of Sinai, and they had no 
children ; and Eleazar and Ithamar 
ministered in the priest's office in 
the presence of Aaron their father. 

5 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, 
saying, G -^ Bring the tribe of Levi 
near, and set tTiem before Aaron 
the priest, that they may minister 
unto him. 7 And they shall keep 
his charge, and the charge oJ the 
whole congregation before the tent 
of meeting, to do the service of the 
tabernacle. 8 And they shall keep 
all the furniture of the tent of 
meeting, and the charge of the 
children of Israel, to do tlie service 
of the tabernacle. 9 And thou 
shalt '■' give the Levites unto Aaron 
and to his sons : they are ^ wholly 
given unto him -on the behalf of 
the children of Israel. 10 And 
thou shalt 'appoint Aaron and his 
sons, and ''they shall keep their 
priesthood : and '' the stranger that 
Cometh nigh shall be put to death. 

11 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 12 And I, behold, 
" I have taken the Levites from 
among the children of Israel instead 
of all ' the first-born that openeth 

^ llvib. given, ffiven. "^ Or, from ^ Or, number 



" ch. 1. 46 


1' ch. 1. 47 


«■ Ex. (5. 20-27 


'' ch. 20. 00 


" ch. 20. 01 ; 


Lev. 10. 1. 2 


/ch. 8. 0-22; 


18. 1-r ; 


Dt. 10. 8 


!' ch. 18. 6 


/' Ex. 29. 9 


• ch. 1. 61 


fc ver. 45 ; ch. 


8. 14 


' Ex. 13. 2 


"" Ch. 1. 47 


» Ex. 6. 16- 



132 



the womb among the children of 
Israel ; and the Levites shall be 
mine : 1 3 for all the first-born are 
mine ; on the day that I smote all 
the first-born in the land of Egypt 
I hallowed unto me all the first- 
born in Israel, both man and beast : 
mine they shall be : I am Jehovah. 

14 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, 
saying, 15 '"Number the children 
of Levi by their fathers' houses, 
by their families : every male from 
a month old and upward shalt 
thou number them. 1 6 And Moses 
numbered them according to the 
word of Jehovah, as he was com- 
manded. 17" And these were the 
sons of Levi by their names : Ger- 
shon, and Kohath, and Merari. 
18 And these are the names of the 
sons of Gershon by their families : 
Libni and Shimei. 19 And the 
sons of Kohath by their families : 
Amram, and Izhar, Hebron, and 
Uzziel. 20 And the sons of Merari 
by their families : Mahli and Mushi. 
These are the families of the Levites 
according to their fathers' houses. 

21 Of Gershon ^vas the family of 
the Libnites, and the familj^ of the 
Shimeites : these are the families 
of the Gershonites. 22 Those that 
were numbered of them, according 
to the number of all the males, 
from a month old and upward, 
even those that were numbered or 
them were seven thousand and 
five hundred. 23 The families of 
the Gershonites shall encamp be- 
hind the tabernacle westward. 
24 And the prince of the fathers' 
house of the Gershonites shall be 
Eliasaph the son of Lael. 25 And 
the charge of the sons of Gershon 
in the tent of meeting shall be the 
tabernacle, and the Tent, the cov- 
ering thereof, and the screen for 
the door of the tent of meeting, 
26 and the hangings of the court, 
and the screen for the door of the 
court, which is by the tabernacle, 
and by the altar round about, and 
the cords of it for all the service 
thereof. 

27 And of Kohath was the 
family of the Amramites, and 
the family of the Izharites, and 
the family of the Hebronites, 
and the family of the Uzzielites : 
these are the families of the 
Kohathites. 28 According to the 
number of all the males, from a 
month old and upward, there 



3.29 



NUMBEES 



4.4 



Number and Duties of the Lcvites. Redemption of tlie First-born. Duties of the Kohathites 



were eight thousand and six 
hundred, keeping the charge of 
the sanctuary. 29 The families 
of the sons of Kohath shall en- 
camp on the side of the taber- 
nacle southward. 30 And the 
prince of the fathers' house of 
the families of the Kohathites 
shall be Elizaphan the son of 
Uzziel. 31 And their charge 
shall be the ark, and the table, 
and the candlestick, and the 
altars, and the vessels of the 
sanctuary wherewith they minis- 
ter, and the screen, and all the 
service thereof. 32 And Eleazar 
the son of Aaron the priest shall 
be prince of the princes of the 
Levites, and have the oversight 
of them that keep the charge of 
the sanctuary. 

33 Of Merari was the family 
of the Mahlites, and the family of 
the Mushites : these are the fami- 
lies of Merari. 34 And those that 
were numbered of them, according 
to the number of all the males, 
from a month old and upward, 
were six thousand and two hun- 
dred. 35 And the prince of the 
fathers' house of the families of 
Merari was Zuriel the son of Abi- 
hail : they shall encamp on the 
side of the tabernacle northward. 
36 And Hhe appointed charge of 
the sons of Merari shall be the 
boards of the tabernacle, and the 
bars thereof, and the pillars there- 
of, and the sockets thereof, and all 
the instruments thereof, and all the 
service thereof, 37 and the pillars 
of the court round about, and their 
sockets, and their pins, and their 
cords. 

38 And those that encamp be- 
fore the tabernacle eastward, 
before the tent of meeting toward 
the sunrising, shall be Moses, and 
Aaron and his sons, keeping the 
charge of the sanctuary ^for the 
charge of the children of Israel ; 
and '^the stranger that cometh 
nigh shall be put to death. 39 All 
that were numbered of the Levites, 
whom Moses and Aaron numbered 
at the commandment of Jehovah, 
by their families, all the males 
from a month old and upward, 
were ^twenty and two thousand. 

40 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Number all the first-born males or 
the children of Israel from a month 
old and upward, and take the 

1 Heb. the office of the charge. 2 Qr, even 



« ch. 1. 51 
& ver. 43 ; ch. 

4. 48 ; 26. 62 



ch. 18. 16, 
16; Ex. 13. 
13,15 



/Ex. 30. 13 



ver. 23, 
35 ; ch. 



number of their names. 41 And 
thou shalt take the Levites for me 
(I am Jehovah) instead of all the 
first-born among the children of 
Israel ; and the cattle of the 
Levites instead of all the first- 
lings among the cattle of the chil- 
dren of Israel. 42 And Moses 
numbered, as Jehovah commanded 
him, all the first-born among the 
children of Israel. 43 And all 
the first-born males according to 
the number of names, from a 
month old and upward, of those 
that were numbered of them, were 
Hwenty and two thousand two hun- 
dred and threescore and thirteen. 

44 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 45 ''Take the Le- 
vites instead of all the first-born 
among the children of Israel, and 
the cattle of the Levites instead 
of their cattle ; and the Levites 
shall be mine : I am Jehovah. 
46 ""And for ^the redemption of 
the two hundred and threescore 
and thirteen of the first-born of 
the children of Israel, that are 
over and above the number of the 
Levites, 47 thou shalt take five 
shekels apiece by the poll ; -^ after 
the shekel of the sanctuary shalt 
thou take them (the shekel is 
twenty _ gerahs) : 48 and thou 
shalt give the money, wherewith 
the odd number of them is re- 
deemed, unto Aaron and to his 
sons. 49 And Moses took the re- 
demption-money from them that 
were over and above them that 
were redeemed by the Levites ; 
50 from the first-born of the chil- 
dren of Israel took he the money, 
a thousand three hundred and 
threescore and five shekels, after 
the shekel of the sanctuary: 51 
and Moses gave ^the redemption- 
money unto Aaron and to his sons, 
according to the word of Jehovah, 
as Jehovah commanded Moses. 

4 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses and unto Aaron, say- 
ing, 2 Take the sum of the sons of 
Kohath from among the sons of 
Levi, by their families, by their 
fathers' houses, 3 from ^thirty 
years old and upward even until 
fifty years old, all that enter upon 
the ^ service, to do the work in the 
tent of meeting. 4 This is the 
^service of the sons of Kohath in 

3 Or, those that are to he redeem.ed, the &c. 
* Or, the money of them that were redeemed 
5 Heb. warfare, or, host (and so in ver. 35, 39, 
43). 6 Or, work 



133 



4.5 



NUMBERS 

Duties of tlic Kohathites; •f the fiershwitcs; of the SoDSof Merari 



4.30 



the tent of meeting, about the 
most holy things: 5 when the 
camp setteth forward, Aaron sha 1 
go in, and his sons, and they shall 
take down "the veil of the screen, 
and cover the ark of the testnnony 
with it, G and shall put thereon 
a "covering of sealskin, and shall 
spread over it a cloth all of blue, 
and shall put in the staves thereof. 
7 And upon the table of show- 
bread they shall spread a cloth 
of blue, and put thereon the 
dishes, and the spoons, and the 
bowls and the cups wherewith to 
pour out; and Hhe continual 
bread shall be thereon : 8 and they 
shall spread upon them a cloth of 
scarlet, and cover the same with 
a covering of sealskin, and shall 
put in the staves thereof. 9 And 
they shall take a cloth of blue, and 
cover the candlestick of the light, 
and its lamps, and its snuffers, 
and its snundishes, and all the oil 
vessels thereof, wherewith they 
minister unto it: 10 and they 
shall put it and all the vessels 
thereot within a covering of seal- 
skin, and shall put it upon Hhe 
frame. 11 And upon the golden 
altar they shall spread a cloth of 
blue, and cover it with a covering 
of sealskin, and shall put in the 
staves thereof: 12 and they shall 
take all the vessels of ministry, 
wherewith they minister in the 
sanctuary, and put them in a cloth 
of blue, and cover them with a 
covering of sealskin, and shall put 
them on the frame. 13 And they 
shall take away the ashes from '^ the 
altar, and spread a purple cloth 
thereon: 14 and they shall put 
unon it all the vessels thereof, 
wherewith they minister about it, 
the firepans, the flesh-hooks, and 
the shovels, and the basins, all the 
vessels of the altar ; and they shall 
spread upon it a covering of seal- 
skin, and put in the staves thereof. 

15 And when Aaron and his sons 
have made an end of covering the 
sanctuary, and all the furniture of 
the sanctuary, as the camp is to 
set forward ; after that, the sons of 
Kohath shall come to bear it : but 
they shall not touch the '-^sanctu- 
ary, * lest they die. These things 
are the burden of the sons of 
Kohath in the tent of meeting. 

16 And the charge of Eleazar the 
sou of Aaron the priest shall be 

i Or, a bar 2 Or, holy things 



" Ex. 40. 6 
b ver. 25 
" Ex. 25. 30 ; 

Lev. 24. 6-9 
d Ex. 27. 1-S 
« ver. 19, 20 ; 

ch. 1. 51 ; 

2 S. C. 6, 7 



/Lev. 24.1-.3 
C Ex. 30. 34- 

38 
h Lev. 6. 20 
i Ex. 30. 22- 

33 
fc ver. 15 



ver. 6; Ex. 
26. 14 



ver. 3 
134 



-^the oil for the light, and the 
^ sweet incense, and ''the continual 
meal-offering, and ^the anointing 
oil, the charge of all the ta.ber- 
nacle, and of all that therein is, 
the sanctuary, and the furniture 
thereof. 

17 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses and unto Aaron, saying, 
18 Cut ye not off the tribe of the 
families of the Kohathites from 
among the Levites ; 1 9 but thus 
do unto them, that they may live, 
and ^not die, when they approach 
unto the most holy things : Aaron 
and his sons shall go in, and ap- 
point them every one to his ser- 
vice and to his burden ; 20 but 
they shall not go in to see the 
^sanctuary even for a moment, 
lest they die. 

21 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 22 Take the sum 
of the sons of Gershon also, by 
their fathers' houses, by their 
families ; 23 from ' thirty years 
old and upward until fifty years 
old shalt tliou number them ; all 
that enter in to ^wait upon the 
service, to do the work in the tent 
of meeting. 24 This is the service 
of the families of the Gershonites, 
in serving and in bearing burdens : 
25 they shall bear the curtains 
of the tabernacle, and the tent of 
meeting, its covering, and '"the 
covering of sealskin that is above 
upon it, and the screen for the 
door of the tent of meeting, 26 
and the hangings of the court, and 
the screen for the door of the gate 
of the court, which is by the taber- 
nacle and by the altar round about, 
and their cords, and all the instru- 
ments of their service, and what- 
soever shall be done with them : 
therein shall they serve. 27 At 
the commandment of Aaron and 
his sons shall be all the service of 
the sons of the Gershonites, in all 
their burden, and in all their ser- 
vice ; and ye shall appoint unto 
them in charge all their burden. 
28 This is the service of the fami- 
lies of the sons of the Gershonites 
in the tent of meeting : and their 
charge shall be under the hand 
of Ithamar the son of Aaron the 
priest. 

29 As for the sons of Merari, 
thou shalt number them by their 
families, by their fathers' houses ; 
30 from " thirty years old and up- 

3 Heb. tvar the warfare. 



4.31 



NUMBERS 



5.8 



Num1)er of Levites between Thirty and Fifty Years old. Segregation of the Unclean. Restitution for Trespass 



ward even unto fifty years old 
shalt thou number them, every 
one that entereth upon the ser- 
vice, to do the work of the tent 
of meeting. 31 And this is the 
charge of their burden, according 
to all their service in the tent of 
meeting : the boards of the taber- 
nacle, and the bars thereof, and 
the pillars thereof, and the sockets 
thereof, 32 and the pillars of the 
court round about, and their sock- 
ets, and their pins, and their cords, 
with all their instruments, and 
with all their service : and by 
name ye shall ^ appoint the instru- 
ments of the charge of their burden. 
33 This is the service of the fami- 
lies of the sons of Merari, accord- 
ing to all their service, in the tent 
of meeting, under the hand of Itha- 
mar the son of Aaron the priest. 

34 And Moses and Aaron and 
the princes of the congregation 
numbered the sons of the Kohath- 
ites by their families, and by their 
fathers' houses, 35 from thirty 
years old and upward even unto 
fifty years old, every one that en- 
tered upon the service, for work 
in the tent of meeting : 36 and 
those that were numbered of them 
by their families were two thou- 
sand seven hundred and fifty. 
37 These are they that were num- 
bered of the families of the Kohath- 
ites, all that did serve in the tent 
of meeting, whom Moses and 
Aaron numbered according to the 
commandment of Jehovah by 
Moses. 

38 And those that were num- 
bered of the sons of Gershon, their 
families, and by their fathers' 
houses, 39 from thirty years old 
and upward even unto fifty years 
old, every one that entered upon 
the service, for work in the tent 
of meeting, 40 even those that 
were numbered of them, by their 
families, by their fathers' houses, 
were two thousand and six hun- 
dred and thirty. 41 These are 
they that were numbered of the 
families of the sons of Gershon, 
all that did serve in the tent of 
meeting, whom Moses and Aaron 
numbered according to the com- 
mandment of Jehovah, 

42 And those that were num- 
bered of the families of the sons of 
Merari, by their families, by their 
fathers' nouses, 43 from thirty 

1 Or, number 



ch. 



'■ ch. 12. 15 ; 
Lev. 13. 46 



d ch. 19. 11 



' ch. 36. 34 ; 
Lev. 26. 12 



' Lev. 5. 14- 

6.7 



9 Lev. 5. 6 



years old and upward even unto 
fifty years old, every one that 
entered upon the service, for work 
in the tent of meeting, 44 even 
those that were numbered of them 
by their families, were three thou- 
sand and two hundred. 45 These 
are they that were numbered of 
the families of the sons of Merari, 
whom Moses and Aaron numbered 
according to the commandment of 
Jehovah by Moses. 

46 All those that were numbered 
of the Levites, whom Moses and 
Aaron and the princes of Israel 
numbered, by their families, and 
by their fathers' houses, 47 from 
thirty years old and upward even 
unto fifty years old, everyone that 
entered in to do the work of ser- 
vice, and the work of bearing bur- 
dens in the tent of meeting, 48 
even those that were numbered 
of them, were "eight thousand 
and five hundred and fourscore. 
49 According to the command- 
ment of Jehovah they ''were 
numbered by Moses, every one 
according to his service, and ^ac- 
cording to his burden: thus were 
they numbered of him, as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 

5 ''And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 2 Command the 
children of Israel, that they put 
out of the camp every leper, and 
every one that hath an issue, and 
whosoever is '^ unclean by the dead: 
3 both male and female shall ye 
put out, without the cam^ shall 
ye put them ; that they defile not 
their camp, * in the midst whereof 
I dwell. 4 And the children of 
Israel did so, and put them out 
without the camp; as Jehovah 
spake unto Moses, so did the chil- 
dren of Israel. 

5 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 6 Speak unto the 
children of Israel, ^When a man 
or woman shall commit any sin 
that men commit, so as to tres- 
pass against Jehovah, and that 
soul shall be guilty; 7 then he 
shall ^confess his sin which he 
hath done : and he shall make 
restitution for his guilt in full, and 
add unto it the fifth part thereof, 
and give it unto him in respect or 
whom he hath been guilty. 8 But 
if the man have no kinsman to 
whom restitution may be made for 



&c. 



2 Or, according to hia burden and hia duty, as 



136 



5.9 



NUMBERS 



6.2 



Law foiiferning Jealousy. Thr Test of Adultery 



the guilt, the restitution for guilt 
whicHi is made unto .Ichovah shall 
be tlif priest's ; Ix'sidcs tije ram of 
tlu^ atonriiuMit, wluMvhy atone- 
ment sliall be made for him. 9 
"And evrry heave-oilering of all 
the holy things of tlie cliildren of 
Israel, which tliey nresent unto 
the priest, shall be his. 10 And 
every man's hallowed things shall 
be his : whatsoever any man giveth 
the priest, it shall be his. 

11 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 12 Speak unto the 
children of Israel, and say unto 
them. If any man's wife "'go aside, 
and connnit a trespass against him, 
1 :\ and a man lie with her carnally, 
and it be hid from the eyes of her 
husband, and be kept close, and 
she be detiled, and there be no 
witness against her, and she be 
not taken in the act; 14 and the 
spirit of jealousy come upon him. 
and he be jealous of his wife, and 
she be detiled : or if the spirit of 
jealousy come upon him, and he be 
jealous of his wife, and she be not 
detiled : 15 then shall the man 
bring his wife unto the priest, 
and shall bring her oblation for 
her. the tenth part of an ephah of 
barley meal ; he shall pour no oil 
upon it, nor put frankincense 
thereon ; for it is a meal-offering 
of jealousy, a meal -offering of 
memorial, '^ bringing iniquity to 
remembrance. 

IG And the priest shall bring 
her near, and set her before .Jeho- 
vah: 17 and the priest shall take 
holy water in an earthen vessel ; 
and of the dust that is on the floor 
of the tabernacle the priest shall 
take, and put it into the water. 
18 And the priest shall set the 
woman before .Jehovah, and let the 
hair of the woman's head go loose, 
and put the meal-offering of me- 
morial in her hands, whicn is the 
meal -offering of jealousy: and 
the priest shall have in his hand the 
water of bitterness that causeth 
the curse. 19 And the priest shall 
cause her to swear, and shall say 
unto the woman. If no man have 
lain with thee, and if thou have 
not ''gone aside to uncleanness, 
^ being under thy husband, be thou 
free from this water of bitterness 
that causeth the Qurse. 20 But if 
thou have ** gone aside, ^ being 

1 Or. witli another instead of thy husband 
See Ezek. 23. 5 ; Rom. 7. 2. 



" Lev. 7. 32, 

34; 10. 14, 

l.i 
b ver. 19, 20, 

29 
" Ezek. 29. 

IG 
<i ver. 12 



Jer. 29. 18 ; 
42. 18 ; 44. 
12 



/ver. 12 



under thy husband, and if thou 
be defiled, and some man have lain 
with thee besides thy husband: 
2 1 then the priest shall cause the 
woman to swear with the oath of 
^cursing, and the priest shall say 
unto the woman, Jehovah make 
thee a -curse and an oath among 
thy people, when Jehovah doth 
make thy thigh to fall away, and 
thy body to swell; 22 and this 
water that causeth the curse shall 
go into thy bowels, and make thy 
body to swell, and thy thigh to 
fall away. And the woman shall 
say. Amen, Amen. 

23 And the priest shall write 
these curses in a book, and he shall 
blot them out into the water of 
bitterness : 24 and he shall make 
the woman drink the water of bit- 
terness that causeth the curse ; and 
the water that causeth the curse 
shall enter into her and become bit- 
ter. 25 And the priest shall take 
the meal-offering of jealousy out 
of the woman's hand, and shall wave 
the meal-offering before Jehovah, 
and bring it unto the altar : 26 and 
the priest shall take a handful of 
the meal-offering, as the memorial 
thereof, and burn it upon the altar, 
and afterward shall make the 
woman drink the water. 27 And 
when he hath made her drink the 
water, then it shall come to pass, 
if she be defiled, and have commit- 
ted a trespass against her husband, 
that the water that causeth the 
curse shall enter into her and be- 
come bitter, and her body shall 
swell, and her thigh shall fall away : 
and the woman shall be * a curse 
among her people. 28 And if the 
woman be not defiled, but be clean ; 
then she shall be free, and shall 
conceive seed. 

29 This is the law of jealousy, 
when a wife, ^ being under her hus- 
band, -^goeth aside, and is defiled ; 
30 or wdien the spirit of jealousy 
9ometh upon a man, and he is 
jealous of his wife ; then shall he 
set the woman before Jehovah, and 
the priest shall execute upon her 
all this law. 31 And the man 
shall be free from iniquity, and 
that woman shall bear her iniq- 
uity. 

And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto 



6 



2 Or, adjuration 

3 Or, floeth aside with another instead of her 
husband 



136 



6.3 



NUMBERS 



6.27 



law concerning the Nazirites. Tlie Priestly Blessing, 



the children of Israel, and say 
unto them, When either man or 
woman shall make a special vow, 
the vow of ^ " a Nazirite, to '^ sepa- 
rate himself unto Jehovah, 3 he 
shall separate himself from wine 
and strong 'drink ; he shall drink 
no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of 
strong drink, neither shall he drink 
any juice of grapes, nor eat fresh 
grapes or dried. 4 All the days of 
his ^separation shall he eat noth- 
ing that is made of the grape- 
vine, from the kernels even to the 
husk. 

5 All the days of his vow of sep- 
aration/ there shall no razor come 
upon his head : until the days be 
fulfilled, in which he separateth 
himself unto Jehovah, he shall be 
holy ; he shall let the locks of the 
hair of his head grow long. 

6 " All the days that he sepa- 
rateth himself unto Jehovah he 
shall not come near to a dead 
body. 7 He shall not make him- 
self unclean for his father, or for his 
mother, for his brother, or for his 
sister, when they die ; because 
his separation unto God is upon 
his head. 8 All the days of his 
separation he is holy unto Jeho- 
van. 

9 And if any man die very sud- 
denly beside him, and he defile the 
head of his separation ; then '' he 
shall shave his head in the day of 
his cleansing, * on the seventh day 
shall he shave it. 10 And on the 
eighth day he shall bring two 
turtle-doves, or two young pigeons, 
to the priest, to the door of the 
tent of meeting : 1 1 and the priest 
shall offer -^one for a sin-offering, 
and the other for a burnt-offering, 
and make atonement for him, for 
that he sinned by reason of the 
dead, and shall hallow his head 
that same day. 12 And he shall 
separate unto Jehovah the days of 
his separation, and shall bring a 
he-lamb a year old for a trespass- 
offering : but the former days shall 
be void, because his separation 
was defiled. 

13 And this is the law of the 
Nazirite, when the days of his 
separation are fulfilled : he shall 
be brought unto the door of the 
tent of meeting: 14 and he shall 
offer his oblation unto Jehovah, 



1 That is, one separated or consecrated. 

2 Or, consecrate 

3 Or, consecratio". Or, Nagiriteship 



<* Judg. 13. 

5 ; 16. 17 ; 

Am. 2. 

11, 12 
b 1 Sam. 1. 11 
" ch. 19. 11- 

22 ; Lev. 21. 

1-3 
d Lev. 14. 8, 

9 
« ver. 18 
/Lev. 6. 7 



c ch. 15. 27 ; 

Lev. 14. 10 

h ch. 16. 1-7 



k Lev. 7. 28- 



1 1 Chr. 
13 



'" Dt. 28. 3-6 
Ps. 28. 9 

" 1 S. 2. 9 ; 
Ps. 17. 8 

Ps. 80. 3, 7 
19 

P Ps. 86. 16 

1 Ps. 4. 6 ; 
44. 3 

'• Ps. 29. 11 ; 

37. 11, 37 
* 2 Sam. 7. 



one he-lamb a year old without 
blemish for a burnt-offering, and 
one ^ ewe-lamb a year old without 
blemish for a sin-offering, and one 
ram without blemish for peace- 
offerings, 15 and a basket of un- 
leavened bread, cakes of fine flour 
mingled with oil, and unleavened 
wafers anointed with oil, and 
'* their meal-offering, and their 
drink-offerings. 16 And the priest 
shall present them before Jehovah, 
and shall ofter his sin-offering, and 
his burnt-offering : 17 and he shall 
offer the ram for a sacrifice of 
peace-offerings unto Jehovah, with 
the basket of unleavened bread : 
the priest shall offer also the meal- 
offering thereof, and the drink- 
offering thereof. 18 And Hhe 
Nazirite shall shave the head of 
his separation at the door of the 
tent of meeting, and shall take 
the hair of the head of his separa- 
tion, and put it on the fire which 
is under the sacrifice of peace- 
offerings. 19 * And the priest shall 
take the boiled shoulder of the 
ram, and one unleavened cake out 
of the basket, and one unleavened 
wafer, and shall put them upon 
the hands of the Nazirite, after he 
hath shaven the head of his sepa- 
ration ; 20 and the priest shall 
wave them for a wave-offering 
before Jehovah ; this is holy for 
the priest, together with the wave- 
breast and heave-^ thigh : and after 
that the Nazirite may drink wine. 

21 This is the law of the 
Nazirite who voweth, and of his 
oblation unto Jehovah for his sepa- 
ration, besides that which he is 
able to get : according to his vow 
which he voweth, so he must do 
after the law of his separation. 

22 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 23 Speak unto 
Aaron and unto his sons, saying. 
On this wise ^ye shall bless the 
children of Israel : ye shall say 
unto them, 

24 Jehovah *" bless thee, and 
** keep thee : 

25 Jehovah "make his face to 
shine upon thee, and ^be gracious 
unto thee : 

26 Jehovah «lift up his counte- 
nance upon thee, and ''give thee 
peace. 

27 So shall they "put my name 
upon the children of Israel ; and I 
will bless them. 

* Or, shoulder 



137 



7.1 



NUMBERS 



7.35 



The Oblations of the Princes 



7 And it came to pass on "the 
(lay that Moses had iiuule an 
end of setting up the tahernaele, 
and had ''anointed it and saneti- 
tied it. and all tlie furniture thereof, 
and the altar and all the vessels 
thereof, and had anointed them 
and sanotilit'd them; '2 that nhe 
princes of Israel, the heads of their 
fathers' houses, ollered. These 
were the princes of the tribes, 
tiiese are they that were over them 
that were numbered : 3 and they 
brought their oblation befoi-e Je- 
hovah, six ''covered wagons, and 
twelve; oxen; a wajjfon for every 
two of the i)rinces, and for each 
one an ox : and they presented 
them before the tabernacle. 4 And 
Jeliovah spake unto Moses, saying, 
f) Take it of them, that they may 
be n.<e<l in doing the service of the 
tent of meeting; and thou shalt 
give them unto the Levites, to 
every man according to his service. 
() And Moses took the wagons and 
the oxen, and gave them unto the 
Levites, 7 Two wagons and four 
oxen he gave unto the sons of 
Gershon, according to Hheir ser- 
vice : <S and four wagons and eight 
oxen he gave unto the sons of 
Merari, according unto -Hheir ser- 
vice, under the hand of Ithamar 
the son of Aaron the priest. 9 But 
unto the sons of Kohath he gave 
none, because ''the service of the 
sanctuary belonged unto them ; 
they bare it upon their shoulders. 
10 And the princes offered ^for 
the dedication of the altar in the 
day that ''it was anointed, even 
the princes offered their oblation 
before the altar. 1 1 And Jehovah 
said unto Moses, They shall offer 
their oblation, each prince on his 
day, for the dedication of the altar. 
12 And he that offered his obla- 
tion the first day was Nahshon the 
son of Anmiinadab, of the tribe of 
Judah: 13 and his oblation was 
one silver 'platter, the weight 
whereof was a hundred and thirty 
sheh'/.f, one silver bowd of seventy 
shekels, after *the shekel of the 
sanctuary ; lx)th of them full of 
fine flour iningled with oil for a 
meal-offering; 14 one golden spoon 
of ten shekels, full of incense ; 
15 one young bullock, one ram, 
one he-lanib a year old, for a 
burnt-offering ; 16 one male of the 
goats for a sin-oflering ; 17 and 

1 Or, the dedication-gift 



Ex. 40. n 



b ver. 10, 84, 
88; Ex. 40. 

i>-n 



■ ch. 1. 6-16 



d Is. 66. 20 



* ch. 4. 24-26 



/ch. 4. 



ch. 4. 5-15 



* ver. 1 ; 
2 Chr. 7. 9 



•Ex. 25. 29; 
37. 16 



*: ch. 3. 47 



for the sacrifice of peace-offerings, 
two oxen, five rams, five he-goats, 
five he-lambs a year old : this was 
the oblation of Nahshon the son of 
Amminadab. 

18 On the second day Nethanel 
the son of Zuar, prince f)f Issachar, 
did offer: 19 he offered for his 
oblation one silver platter, the 
weight whereof was a hundred and 
thirty shekels, one silver bowl of 
seventy shekels, after the shekel 
of the sanctuary ; both of them full 
of fine flour iningled with oil for a 
meal-offering ; 20 one golden spoon 
of ten shekels, full of incense ; 2 1 one 
young bullock, one ram, one he- 
lamb a year old, for a burnt-offer- 
ing ; 22 one male of the goats for 
a sin-offering ; 23 and for the sac- 
rifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, 
five rams, five he-goats, five he- 
lambs a year old: this was the 
oblation of Nethanel the son of 
Zuar. 

24 On the third day Eliab the 
son of Helon, prince of the chil- 
dren of Zebulun : 25 his oblation 
was one silver platter, the weight 
whereof was a hundred and thirty 
shekels, one silver bowl of seventy 
shekels, after the shekel of the 
sanctuary ; both of them ^ full of 
fine flour mingled with oil for a 
meal-offering ; 26 one golden spoon 
of ten shekels, full of incense ; 2 7 one 
young bullock, one ram, one he- 
lamb a year old, for a burnt-offer- 
ing ; 28 one male of the goats for 
a sin-offering ; 29 and for the sac- 
rifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, 
five rams, five he-goats, five he- 
lambs a year old : this was the 
oblation of Eliab the son of Helon. 

30 On the fourth day Elizur the 
son of Shedeur, prince of the chil- 
dren of Reuben: 31 his oblation 
was one silver platter, the weight 
whereof was a hundred and thirty 
shekels, one silver bowl of seventy 
shekels, after the shekel of the 
sanctuary; both of them full of 
fine flour mingled with oil for a 
meal-offering; 32 one golden spoon 
of ten shekels, full of incense ; 33 one 
young bullock, one ram, one he- 
lamb a year old, for a burnt-offer- 
ing ; 34 one male of the goats for 
a sin-offering ; 35 and for the sac- 
rifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, 
five rams, five he-goats, five he- 
lambs a year old : this was the 
oblation of Eliz:Ur the son of She- 
deur. 



138 



7.36 



NUMBERS 



7.73 



Tbe Oblations of the Princes 



36 On the fifth day Shelumiel 
the son of Zurishaddai, prince of 
the children of Simeon : 37 his 
oblation was one silver platter, 
the weight whereof was a hundred 
and thirty shekels, one silver bowl 
of seventy shekels, after the shekel 
of the sanctuary; both of them 
full of fine flour mingled with oil 
for a meal-offering ; 38 one golden 
spoon of ten shekels, full of incense ; 
39 one young bullock, one ram, 
one he-lamb a year old, for a burnt- 
offering ; 40 one male of the goats 
for a sin-offering; 41 and for the 
sacrifice of peace-offerings, two 
oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five 
he-lambs a year old : this was the 
oblation of Shelumiel the son of 
Zurishaddai. 

42 On the sixth day Eliasaph 
the son of Deuel, prince of the 
children of Gad : 43 his oblation 
was one silver platter, the weight 
whereof was a hundred and thirty 
shekels, one silver bowl of seventy 
shekels, after the shekel of the 
sanctuary; both of them full of 
fine flour mingled with oil for a 
meal-offering ; 44 one golden spoon 
of ten shekels, full of incense ; 45 one 
young bullock, one ram, one he- 
lamb a year old, for a burnt-offer- 
ing ; 46 one male of the goats for 
a sin-offering ; 47 and for the sac- 
rifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, 
five rams, five he-goats, five he- 
lambs a year old : this was the 
oblation of Eliasaph the son of 
Deuel. 

48 On the seventh day Elishama 
the son of Ammihud, prince of the 
children of Ephraim : 49 his obla- 
tion was one silver platter, the 
weight whereof was a hundred and 
thirty shekels, one silver bowl of 
seventy shekels, after the shekel 
of the sanctuary ; both of them 
full of fine flour mingled with oil 
for a meal-offering ; 50 one golden 
spoon of ten shekels, full of incense ; 
51 one young bullock, one ram, 
one he-lamb a year old, for a burnt- 
offering ; 52 one male of the goats 
for a sin-offering; 53 and for the 
sacrifice of peace-offerings, two 
oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five 
he-lambs a year old : this was the 
oblation of Elishama the son of 
Ammihud. 

54 On the eighth day Gamaliel 
the son of Pedahzur, prince of the 
children of Manassen : 55 his ob- 
lation was one silver platter, the 



weight whereof was a hundred and 
thirty shekels, one silver bowl of 
seventy shekels, after the shekel 
of the sanctuary ; both of them 
full of fine flour mingled with oil 
for a meal-offering ; 56 one golden 
spoon of ten shekels, full of incense ; 
57 one young bullock, one ram, 
one he-lamb a year old, for a burnt- 
offering ; 58 one male of the goats 
for a sin-offering ; 59 and for the 
sacrifice of peace-offerings, two 
oxen, five rams, five he-goats, five 
he-lambs a year old : this was the 
oblation of Gamaliel the son of 
Pedahzur. 

60 On the ninth day Abidan the 
son of Gideoni, prince of the chil- 
dren of Benjamin : 6 1 his oblation 
was one silver platter, the weight 
whereof was a hundred and thirty 
shekels, one silver bowl of seventy 
shekels, after the shekel of the 
sanctuary; both of them full of 
fine flour mingled with oil for a 
meal-offering ; 62 one golden spoon 
of ten shekels, full of incense ; 63 one 
young bullock, one ram, one he- 
lamb a year old, for a burnt-offer- 
ing ; 64 one male of the goats for 
a sin-offering ; 65 and for the sac- 
rifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, 
five rams, five he-goats, five he- 
lambs a year old : this was the 
oblation of Abidan the son of 
Gideoni. 

66 On the tenth day Ahiezer the 
son of Ammishaddai, prince of the 
children of Dan : 67 his oblation 
was one silver platter, the weight 
whereof was a hundred and thirty 
shekels, one silver bowl of seventy 
shekels, after the shekel of the 
sanctuary ; both of them full of 
fine flour mingled with oil for a 
meal-offering ; 68 one golden spoon 
of ten shekels, full of incense ; 69 one 
young bullock, one ram, one he- 
lamb a year old, for a burnt-offer- 
ing ; 70 one male of the goats for 
a sin-offering; 71 and for the sac- 
rifice of peace-offerings, two oxen, 
five rams, five he-goats, five he- 
lambs a year old : this was the 
oblation of Ahiezer the son of Am- 
mishaddai. 

72 On the eleventh day Pagiel 
the son of Ochran, prince of the 
children of Asher : 73 his oblation 
was one silver platter, the weight 
whereof was a hundred and thirty 
shekels, one silver bowl of seventy 
shekels, after the shekel of the 
sanctuary; both of them full of 



139 



7. 74 NUMBERS 

Thp Oblations of tin Primes. The Sov.'ii Lani|.s of the SiiiK tuary. Purification of the levites 



8.15 



fine flour luinglcl with oil for a 
incal-olU'rin/^: 74 ono jzolden spoon 
of ten x/ieke/s, full of iiici'iise ; li) one 
vounj,' bullock, one ram, one he- 
ianil) a year old, for a burnt-ofibr- 
iiiK; 7<) one male of tiie goats for 
a sin-otVerinw ; T7 and for the sac- 
rifice of peace-olierinj^s, two oxen, 
iive rams, live he-Koats, five he- 
lambs a year old : this was the 
oblation of Paj^iel the son of 
Ochran. 

7S On the twelfth day Ahira the 
son of Knan, prince of tlie children 
of Xaphtali : 7i) his oblation was one 
silver ulatter, the weight whereof 
was a hundred and thirty shekels, 
one silver bowl of seventy shekels, 
aftrr the shekel of the sanctuary; 
both of them full of fine flour min- 
gled with oil for a meal-offering; 
SO one golden spoon of ten shekels, 
full of incense; 81 one young bul- 
lock, one ram, one he-lamb a year 
old, for a burnt-offering; 82 one 
male of the goats for a sin-offering ; 
S'^ and for the sacrifice of peace- 
offerings, two oxen, five rams, five 
he-goats, five he-lambs a year old : 
this was the oblation of Ahira the 
son of Enan. 

84 This was "the ^dedication of 
the altar, in the day when *it was 
anointed, - by the princes of Israel : 
twelve silver platters, twelve sil- 
ver bowls, twelve golden spoons ; 
85 each silver platter vjeighlng a 
hundred and thirty shekels, and 
each bowl seventy; all the silver of 
the vessels two thousand and four 
hundred shekels, after the shekel 
of the sanctuary; 86 the twelve 
golden spoons, full of incense, 
weighinu ten shekels apiece, after 
the shekel of the sanctuary ; all 
the gold of the spoons a hundred 
and twenty shekels ; 87 all the oxen 
for the burnt-offering twelve bul- 
locks, the rams twelve, the he- 
lambs a year old twelve, and their 
meal-offering; and the males of 
the goats for a sin-offering twelve ; 
88 and all the oxen for the sacri- 
fice of peace-offerings twenty and 
four bullocks, the rams sixty, the 
he goats sixty, the he-lambs a year 
old sixty. ''This was the Medica- 
tion of the altar, after that it was 
anointed. 

89 And when '^ Moses went into 
the tent of meeting to speak with 
him, then he heard tne Voice 
speaking unto him from above 

1 Or, dedication-til ft 2 Qr, at the hands of 



" ver. 10 
'' ver. 1 
•^ ver. 1, 10 
«' Ex. 40. 34, 
So 



' Ex. a3. 21, 

2-2 

/ Ps. 80. 1 ; 

99. 1 

« Ex. 25. 37 ; 
Lev. 24. 2, 4 



^ Ex. 25. 31- 
40 



' Ex. 25. 9, 

40 ; 26. 30 



fcch. 
13. 



I Lev. 14. 
"" ver. 21 



" ch. 15. 



° Lev. 7. 

.■54 



^ ch. 3. 12 



140 



" the mercy-seat that was upon the 
ark of the testimony, from ^be- 
tween the two cherubim: and he 
spake unto him. 

Q And Jehovah spake unto 
O Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto 
Aaron, and say unto him, When 
thou ■' lightest the lamps, the seven 
lamps shall ^give light in front of 
the candlestick. 3 And Aaron did 
so ; he ^ lighted the lamps thereof 
so as to give light in front of the can- 
dlestick, as Jehovah commanded 
Moses. 4 '' iVnd this was the work 
of the candlestick, ° beaten work of 
gold ; unto the base thereof, and 
unto the flowers thereof, it was 
^beaten work: /according unto 
the pattern which Jehovah had 
showed Moses, so he made the 
candlestick. 

5 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 6 Take the Levites 
from among the children of Israel, 
and cleanse them. 7 And thus 
shalt thou do unto them, to cleanse 
them : sprinkle the ^ water of ex- 
piation upon them, and let them 
^ cause a razor to pass over all their 
flesh, and '"let them wash their 
clothes, and cleanse themselves. 
8 Then let them take a young 
bullock, and ""its meal-offering, fine 
flour mingled with oil ; and another 
young bullock shalt thou take for 
a sin-offering. 9 And thou shalt 
present the Levites before the tent 
of meeting : and thou shalt assem- 
ble the whole congregation of the 
children of Israel : 10 and thou 
shalt present the Levites before 
Jehovah, And the children of Is- 
rael shall lay their hands upon the 
Levites : 11 and Aaron shall ^ offer 
the Levites before Jehovah for a 
"wave-offering, "^on the behalf of 
the children of Israel, that it may- 
be theirs to do the service of Jeho- 
vah. 1 2 And the Levites shall lay 
their hands upon the heads of th'^ 
bullocks : and offer thou the one 
for a sin-offering, and the other for 
a burnt-offering, unto Jehovah, to 
make atonement for the Levites. 
13 And thou shalt set the Levites 
before Aaron, and before his sons, 
and offer them for a wave-offering 
unto Jehovah. 

14 Thus shalt thou separate the 
Levites from among the children 
of Israel ; and ^ the Levites shall 
be mine. 15 And after that shall 

3 Or, settest up * Or, set up 5 Or, turned 
« Heb. wave, and in ver. 13, 15, 21. 7 Or, from 



8.16 



NUMBERS 



9.14 



Purification of the Levites. Law respecting tiie Keeping of tlie Passover 



the Levites go in to do the service 
of the tent of meeting : and thou 
shalt cleanse them, and offer them 
for a wave-offering. 16 For they 
are "wholly given unto me from 
among the children of Israel; ''in- 
stead of all that openeth the womb, 
even the first-born of all the chil- 
dren of Israel, have I taken them 
unto me. 1 7 For all the first-born 
among the children of Israel are 
mine, both man and beast : on the 
day that I smote all the first-born 
in the land of Egypt I sanctified 
them for myself. 18 And I have 
taken the Levites instead of all the 
first-born among the children of 
Israel. 19 And I have given the 
Levites as ^ a gift to Aaron and to 
his sons from among the children 
of Israel, to do the service of the 
children of Israel in the tent of 
meeting, and to make atonement 
for the children of Israel ; that 
there be no ''plague among the 
children of Israel, '^when the chil- 
dren of Israel come nigh unto the 
sanctuary. 

20 Thus did Moses, and Aaron, 
and all the congregation of the 
children of Israel, unto the Le- 
vites : according unto all that Je- 
hovah commanded Moses touching 
the Levites, so did the children of 
Israel unto them. 21 '^And the 
Levites purified themselves from 
sin, and they washed their clothes : 
and Aaron offered them for a wa^/e- 
offering before Jehovah ; and Aaron 
made atonement for them to cleanse 
them. 22 And after that went the 
Levites in to do their service in the 
tent of meeting before Aaron, and 
before his sons : as Jehovah had 
commanded Moses concerning the 
Levites, so did they unto them. 

23 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 24 This is that 
which belongeth unto the Levites : 
from Hwenty and five years old 
and upward they shall go in ^to 
wait upon the service in the work 
of the tent of meeting : 25 and 
from the age of fifty years they 
shall ^ cease waiting upon the work, 
and shall serve no more, 26 but 
shall minister with their brethren 
in the tent of meeting, to keep the 
charge, and shall do no service. 
Thus shalt thou do unto the Levites 
touching their charges. 

1 Heb. Nethunim, given. . 

2 Or, through the children 0/ Israel coming nigh 

3 Heb. to war the warfare in the work. 

* Heb. return from the warfare of the work. 



'^ ch. 3. 9 
'' Ex. 13. 2 
'^ ch. 1. 53 
d ver. 7 
^ ch. 4. 3 



/ch. 1. l; 

Ex. 40. 2, 

17 
'J Ex. 12. 6 



ft ch. 19. 11- 

22 



Ex. 18. 15 



fc Jn. 19. 
Ex. 12. 



^ Ex. 12. 48 



141 



9 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses in the wilderness of 
Sinai, in -^the first month of the 
second year after they were come 
out of the land of Egypt, saying, 
2 Moreover let the children of Israel 
keep the passover in ^ its appointed 
season. 3 In the fourteenth day of 
this month, ^at even, ye shall keep 
it in its appointed season : accord- 
ing to all the statutes of it, and 
according to all the ordinances 
thereof, shall ye keep it. 4 And 
Moses spake unto the children of 
Israel, that they should keep the 
passover. 5 And they kept the 
passover in the first month, on 
the fourteenth day of the month, 
^at even, in the wilderness of Sinai : 
according to all that Jehovah com- 
manded Moses, so did the children 
of Israel. 6 And there were cer- 
tain men, who were ''unclean by 
reason of the dead body of a man, 
so that they could not keep the 
passover on that day : and they 
came before Moses and before 
Aaron on that day : 7 and those 
men said unto him. We are unclean 
by reason of the dead body of a 
man : wherefore are we kept back, 
that we may not offer the oblation 
of Jehovah in its appointed season 
among the children of Israel '? 8 And 
Moses said unto them, 'Stay ye, that 
I may hear what Jehovah will com- 
mand concerning you. 

9 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 10 Speak unto the 
children of Israel, saying. If any 
man of you or of your generations 
shall be unclean by reason of a 
dead body, or be on a journey afar 
off, yet he shall keep the passover 
unto Jehovah. 11 In the second 
month on the fourteenth day ^at 
even they shall keep it ; they shall 
eat it with unleavened bread and 
bitter herbs : 12 they shall leave 
none of it unto the morning, " nor 
break a bone thereof : according to 
all the statute of the passover tney 
shall keep it. 13 'But the man 
that is clean, and is not on a jour- 
ney, and forbeareth to keep the 
passover, that soul shall be cut oft' 
from his people ; because he offered 
not the oblation of Jehovah in its 
appointed season, that man shall 
bear his sin. 14 ''' And if a stranger 
shall sojourn among you, and will 
keep the passover unto Jehovah ; 
according to the statute of the 

'=> Heb. between the two evenings. 



9.15 



NUMBERS 



10.18 



The Clond upon the Tibernarle. The Silver Trumpets. The Tribes march from Sinai. The Order of the March 



upon 

passover, and according to tlie or- 
diiianco thereof, .so shall he do: ye 
.shall iiave "one stsilute, both for 
the sojourner, and for him that is 
horn in llu« land. 

15 And on * the day that the 
tabernacle was reared up "the 
eloiid covered the tabernacle, even 
the ''tent of the testimony: and 
•at even it was ujjon the taber- 
nacle as it were the appearance of 
tire, until morning?. 1() So it was 
alway: tiie cloud covered it, and 
the a])pearance of tire by night. 
17 ''And whenever the cloud was 
taken u]) from over the Tent, then 
after that the children of Israel 
journeyed : and in the place where 
the cloud a))ode, there the children 
of lsrat>l encamped. 18 At the 
commandment of Jehovah the chil- 
dren of Israel journeyed, and at the 
commandment of Jehovah they en- 
camped : as long as the cloud abode 
upon the tabernacle they remained 
encamped. 1 9 And when the cloud 
tarriecl upon the tabernacle many 
days, then the children of Israel 
kept the charge of Jehovah, and 
journeyed not. 20 And sometimes 
tlie cloud was a few days upon the 
tabernacle; then according to the 
commandment of Jehovah they re- 
mained encamped, and according 
to the commandment of Jehovah 
they journeyed. 21 And some- 
times the cloud was from evening 
until morning ; and when the cloud 
was taken up in the morning, they 
journeyed : or if it continued by 
day and by night, Avheii the cloud 
was taken up, they journeyed. 22 
Whether it were two da3\s, or a 
month, or a year, that the cloud 
tarried upon the tabernacle, abid- 
ing thereon, the children of Israel 
remained encamped, and journeyed 
not; but when it was taken up, they 
journeyed. 23 At the command- 
ment of Jehovah they encamped, 
and at the commandment of Jeho- 
vah they journeyed: they kept the 
charge of Jehovah, at the command- 
nient of Jehovah by Moses. 

And Jehovah vspake unto 
Moses, saying, 2 Make thee 
two trumpets of silver; of 'beaten 
work shalt thou make them: and 
thou shalt use them for the calling 
of the congregation, and for the 
journeying of the camps. 3 And 
when they shall blow them, all the 
congregation shall gather them- 

1 Or, turned 



10 



" ch. 16. 1/s, 

16, 20; Ex. 

1-2. 4U ; 

Lev. 1'4. 22 
6 Ex. 40. 1, 

17 
<^ Ex. 40. 34 
rf ch. 17. 7 
" Ex. 13. 21, 

22 
/ch. 10. 11, 

12 ; Ex. 40. 

30-38 



ver. 14 
/i ver. 18 



• ch. 31. 6 



fc Ps. 81. 3-5 



I Ex. 40. 17 



Dt. 1. 



" ch. 2. : 



ch. 4. 21-32 



i' ch. 2. 10-16 

142 



selves unto thee at the door of the 
tent of meeting. 4 And if they 
blow but one, then the princes, the 
heads of the thousands of Israel, 
shall gather themselves unto thee. 
5 And when ye blow an alarm, the 
camps that lie ''on the east side 
shall take their journey. 6 And 
when ye blow an alarm the second 
time, the camps that lie on '* the 
south side shall take their journey : 
they shall blow an alarm for their 
journeys. 7 But when the assem- 
bly is to be gathered together, ye 
shall blow, but ye shall not sound 
an alarm. 8 * And the sons of 
Aaron, the priests, shall blow the 
trumpets ; and they shall be to you 
for a statute for ever throughout 
your generations. 9 And when ye 
go to war in your land against the 
adversary that oppresseth you, then 
ye shall sound an alarm with the 
trumpets; and ye shall be remem- 
bered before Jehovah your God, 
and ye shall be saved from your 
enemies. 10 Also in the day of 
your gladness, and in your set 
feasts, and in the beginnings of 
your months, *ye shall blow the 
trumpets over your burnt-offer- 
ings, and over the sacrifices of 
your peace-offerings ; and they 
shall be to you for a memorial be- 
fore your God : I am Jehovah your 
God. 

11 And it came to pass in Hhe 
second year, in the second month, 
on the twentieth day of the month, 
that the cloud was taken up from 
over the tabernacle of the testi- 
mony. 12 And the children of 
Israel ^ set forward according to 
their journeys out of the wilder- 
ness of Sinai ; and the cloud abode 
in the wilderness of Paran. 1 3 '''And 
they first took their journey accord- 
ing to the commandment of Jeho- 
vah by Moses. 14 "And in the first 
place the standard of the camp of 
the children of Judah set forward 
according to their hosts : and over 
his host was Nahshon the son of 
Amminadab. 15 And over the 
host of the tribe of the children 
of Issachar was Nethanel the son 
of Zuar. 16 And over the host of 
the tribe of the children of Zebu- 
lun was Eliab the son of Helon. 

17 "And the tabernacle was 
taken down; and the sons of Ger- 
shon and the sons of Merari, who 
bare the tabernacle, set forward. 
18 -pAnd the standard of the camp 



10.19 



NUMBERS 



11.12 



Hobab invited to go with the People. The Departure. The People murmur, and grieve 



of Reuben set forward according to 
their hosts : and over his host was 
Elizur the son of Shedeur. 1 9 And 
over the host of the tribe of the 
children of Simeon was Shelumiel 
the son of Zurishaddai. 20 And 
over the host of the tribe of the 
children of Gad was Eliasaph the 
son of Deuel. 

21 "And the Kohathites set for- 
ward, bearing the sanctuary: and 
^ the others did set uf) the tabernacle 
against their coming. 22 "And 
the standard of the camp of the 
children of Ephraim set forward 
according to their hosts : and over 
his host was Elishama the son of 
Ammihud. 23 And over the host 
of the tribe of the children of 
Manasseh was Gamaliel the son of 
Pedahzur. 24 And over the host 
of the tribe of the children of 
Benjamin was Abidan the son of 
Gideoni. 

25 '^And the standard of the 
camp of the children of Dan, which 
was the " rearM'^ard of all the camps, 
set forward according to their hosts : 
and over his host was Ahiezer the 
son of Ammishaddai. 26 And over 
the host of the tribe of the children 
of Asher was Pagiel the son of Och- 
ran. 27 And over the host of the 
tribe of the children of Naphtali 
was Ahira the son of Enan. 28 
Thus were the journeyings of the 
children of Israel according to 
their hosts ; and they set forward. 

29 And Moses said unto •''Hobab, 
the son of ^Eeuel the Midianite, 
Moses' father-in-law, We are jour- 
neying unto the place of which Je- 
hovah said, ^ I will give it you : 
'come thou with us, and we will 
do thee good ; for Jehovah ^ hath 
spoken good concerning Israel. 
30 And he said unto him, 'I will 
not go; but I will depart to mine 
own land, and to my kindred. 31 
And he said. Leave us not, I pray 
thee ; forasmuch as thou knowest 
how we are to encamp in the wil- 
derness, and thou shalt be to us 
instead of eyes. 32 And it shall 
be, if thou go with us, yea, it shall 
be, that '"what good soever Jehovah 
shall do unto us, " the same will we 
do unto thee. 

33 "And they set forward from 
the mount of Jehovah three days' 
journey ; and ^ the ark of the cove- 
nant of Jehovah went before them 
three days' journey, to seek out *a 
resting-place for them. 34 'And 



" Ch. 4. 4-20 
*> ver. 17 
'^ ch. 2. 18-24 
d ch. 2. 25-31 
* Josh. 6. 9, 

13 
/Judg. 4. 11 
'J Ex. 2. 18 ; 

3. 1 ; 18. 12 
'' Gen. 12. 7 ; 

Ex. 6. 4-8 
i Ps. 95. 1-7 ; 

100. 1-5 
fc Dt. 4. 40 ; 

30. 5 
I Mt. 21. 28, 

29 ; Judg. 

1. 16 
'"■ Ps. 22. 27- 

31 ; 67. 5-7 
" Lev. 19. 34 ; 

Dt. 10. 18 
" ver. 11 
P Dt. 1. 33 

9 Is. 11. 10 

'' ch. 9. 15-23 



* Ps. 68. 1, 2 ; 
Is. 17. 12-14 

« Dt. 7. 10 ; 

.32. 41 
" Is. 63. 17 
" Dt. 1. 10 

* ch. 14. 2 ; 
16. 11 ; 17. 6 

y ver. 18 ; ch. 

14. 28 
' ch. 12. 11, 

13 ; 21. 7 
" Dt. 9. 22 
6 Ex. 12. 38; 

1 Cor. 10. 6 
" Ps. 78. 20 
d Ex. 16. 3 



« ch. 21. 5 
/Ex. 16. 31 



3 Ex. 16. 13. 
14 



h Ex. 5. 



the cloud of Jehovah was over them 
by day, when they set f orwar-d from 
the camp. 

35 And it came to pass, when the 
ark set forward, that Moses said, 
'Rise up. O Jehovah, and let thine 
enemies be scattered ; and let them 
Hhat hate thee flee before thee. 
36 And when it rested, he said, 
"Return, O Jehovah, unto the ten 
"thousands of the thousands of 
Israel. 

nAnd the people were as 
^'murmurers, ^speaking evil 
y in the ears of Jehovah : and when 
Jehovah heard it, his anger was 
kindled; and the fire of Jehovah 
burnt among them, and devoured 
in the uttermost part of the camp. 
2 ^ And the people cried unto Moses ; 
and Moses prayed unto Jehovah, 
and the fire abated. 3 And the 
name of that place was called - " Ta- 
berah, because the fire of Jehovah 
burnt among them. 

4 And the *mixed multitude that 
was among them lusted exceed- 
ingly: and the children of Israel 
also wept again, and said, -''Who 
shall give us flesh to eaf? 5 ''We 
remember the fish, which we did eat 
in Egypt for nought; the cucum- 
bers, and the melons, and the leeks, 
and the onions, and the garlic : 6 
but now "our soul is dried away; 
there is nothing at all save this 
manna to look upon. 7 -^And the 
manna was like coriander seed, and 
the ^ appearance thereof as the ap- 
pearance of bdellium. 8 The peo- 
ple went about, and gathered it, 
and ground it in mills, or beat it in 
mortars, and boiled it in pots, and 
made cakes of it: and the taste of 
it was as the taste of Afresh oil. 
9 ^And when the dew fell upon the 
camp in the night, the manna fell 
^ upon it. 

10 And Moses heard the people 
weeping throughout their families, 
every man at the door of his tent : 
and the anger of Jehovah was 
kindled greatly; and Moses was 
displeased. 11 ''And Moses said 
unto Jehovah, Wherefore hast thou 
dealt ill with thy servant '? and 
wherefore have I not found favor 
in thy sight, that thou layest the 
burden of all this people upon me"? 
1 2 Have I conceived all this peopled 
have I brought them forth, that 

1 Or, which was evil * Or, cakes baked with oil 

2 That is, Burning. ^ Or, with 

3 Heb. eye. 



143 



11. 13 NUMBERS 

Sfveiit* KIders appointrd to assist Moses. Kldad and .Mtdad. ijuails sent, and with them a Plague 



12. 



tliou shouldest say unto me, Carry 
tlieni in thy hosoni, as a "nursing- 
fatluT canit'th the sucking child, 
unto the hind which Hhou swarest 
unto their fatliers^ 1.'^ Whence 
should f have Hesh to give unto 
'all tills people? for they weep 
untonie, saying, (Jive us flesh, that 
we niav «'at. 11 '' I am not able to 
l).'ar all this people alone, because 
it is too heavy for me. 15 "And if 
thou deal thus with me, kill me, I 
^)ray tht^e, out of hand, if I have 
tound favor in thy sight; and let 
me not s(m^ my wretchedness. 

1 <) And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
(rather unto me seventy men of 
the elders of Israel, 'whom thou 
knowest to be the elders of the peo- 
ple, and officers over them; and 
bi-ing them unto the tent of meet- 
ing, that they may stand there with 
the(\ 17 '^And I will come down 
and talk with thee there: and I will 
take of the Spirit which is upon 
thee, and will nut it upon them; 
and they shall bear the burden of 
tile people with thee, that thou 
bear it not thyself alone. 18 And 
say thou unto the people, '' Sanctify 
yourselves against to-morrow, and 
ye shall eat flesh; for ye have wept 
• in the ears of Jehovah, saying. Who 
shall give us flesh to eaf? for it was 
well with us in Egypt: therefore 
Jehovah will give you flesh, and ye 
shall eat. 19 Ye shall not eat one 
day, nor two days, nor five days, 
neither ten days, nor twenty days, 
20 but a whole month, until it- 
come out at your nostrils, and it be 
loathsome unto you; because that 
*ye have rejected Jehovah who is 
among you, and have wept before 
him, saying. Why came we forth 
out of I'.gypt? 21 And Moses said. 
The people, among whom I am, are 
six hundred thousand footmen : and 
thou hast said, I will give them flesh, 
that they may eat a whole iiKmth. 

22 Shall flocks and herds be slain 
for thom, to suffice them? or shall 
all the fish of the sea be gathered 
together for them, to suffice them? 

23 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Is 'Jehovah's hand waxed short? 
now shalt thou see w^hether my 
word shall come to pass unto thee 
or not. 

24 And Moses went out, and 
"'told the people the words of Jeho- 
vah : and he gatliered seventy men 
of the elders of the people, and 
set them round about the Tent. 



" 2 K. 10. 1. 

5 ; Is. 49. 

23 
t> Gen. 24. 7 ; 

Kx. i:{. 6, 

1 1 ; :i.i. 1 
<^ ver. 21, 22; 

Jn. 6. 6-9 
'' Ex. 18. 18 ; 

Dt. 1. 12 
' Ex. 32. 32 
/ Ex. 18. 26 
" ver. 25 
/' Ex. I'J. 10. 

22 
» ver. 1 
fcJosh. 24. 

27 ; 1 S. 10. 

19 
' Is. 60. 2 ; 

59. 1 
"' ver. 16 



" ver. 17 ; 

ch. 12. 6 

" ch. 24. 2 ; 

1 S. 10. G ; 

2 Chr. 15. 

1 ; Neh. 9. 

.30 
P Ex. 33. 11 

Josh. 1. 1 
9 Mk. 9. 38- 

40 



Ex. 16. 13; 

Ps. 78. 26- 
28 ; 105. 40 



* Ps. 78. 29- 
31 ; 106. 15 



' Dt. 9. 2? 



" Ex. 2. 21 
" ch. 16. 3 



144 



25 " And Jehovah came down in the 
cloud, and spake unto him, and 
took of the Spirit that ^vas upon 
him, and put it upon the seventy 
elders : and it came to pass, that, 
when the Spirit rested upon them, 
they prophesied, but they did so no 
more. 

26 But there remained two men 
in the camp, the name of the one 
was Eldad, and the name of the 
other Medad : and "the Spirit rested 
upon them ; and they were of them 
that were written, but had not gone 
out unto the Tent; and they proph- 
esied in the camp. 27 And there 
ran a young man, and told Moses, 
and said, Eldad and Medad do 
prophesy in the camp. 28 And 
''Joshua the son of Nun, the min- 
ister of Moses, ^ one of his chosen 
men, answered and said, * IMy lord 
Moses, forbid them. 29 And Moses 
said unto him, Art thou jealous for 
my sake ? would that all Jehovah's 
people w^ere prophets, that Jehovah 
would put his Spirit upon them ! 
30 AncT Moses gat him into the 
camp, he and the elders of Israel. 

31'' And there went forth a wind 
from Jehovah, and brought quails 
from the sea, and let them fall '-^ by 
the camp, about a day's journey on 
this side, and a day's journey on 
the other side, round about the 
camp, and about t^vo cubits above 
the face of the earth. 32 And the 
people rose up all that day, and all 
the night, and all the next day, and 
gathered the quails : he that gath- 
ered least gathered ten homers : and 
they spread them all abroad for 
themselves round about the camp. 
33 'While the flesh was yet be- 
tween their teeth, ere^it was chewed, 
the anger of Jehovah was kindled 
against the people, and Jehovah 
smote the people w' ith a very great 
plague. 34 And the name of that 
place was called ^ ^ Kibroth-hattaa- 
vah, because there they buried the 
people that lusted. 35 From Kib- 
roth-hattaavah the people jour- 
neyed unto Hazeroth ; and they 
abode at Hazeroth. 
^ O And Miriam and Aaron 
Xi^ spake against Moses because 
of the Cushite woman whom he 
had married ; for he had married 
a 'Cushite woman. 2 "And they 
said. Hath Jehovah indeed spoken 
only Svith Moses? hath he not 

1 Or, from his youth 2 Or, over 

8 That is, The graves of lust. * Or, by 



12.3 



NUMBERS 



13. 23 



Moses justified against the Complaint of Aaron and Miriam. Miriam's Leprosy. Spies sent to Canaan 



spoken also ^ with us? And Jeho- 
vah heard it. 3 Now the man 
Moses was "very meek, above all 
the men that were upon the face of 
the earth. 

4 And Jehovah spake suddenly 
unto Moses, and unto Aaron, 
and unto Miriam, Come out ye 
three unto the tent of meeting. 
And they three came out. 5 * And 
Jehovah came down in a pillar of 
cloud, and stood at the door of the 
Tent, and called Aaron and Miriam ; 
and they both came forth. 6 And 
he said, Hear now my words : if 
there be a prophet among you, I 
Jehovah will make myself known 
unto him in a '^ vision, I will speak 
with him in a '^ dream. 7 ^ My 
servant Moses is not so ; -^he is 
faithful in all my house : 8 ^ with 
him will I speak mouth to mouth, 
even manifestly, and not in dark 
speeches ; and '' the form of Jehovah 
snail he behold : wherefore then 
were ye not afraid to speak against 
my servant, against Moses % 

9 And the anger of Jehovah was 
kindled against them ; and * he de- 
parted. 10 And the cloud removed 
from over the Tent; and, behold, 
* Miriam was leprous, as ^ white as 
snow : and Aaron looked upon 
Miriam, and, behold, she was lep- 
rous. 11 And Aaron said unto 
Moses, Oh, my lord, '"lay not, I pray 
thee, sin upon us, for that we have 
done foolishly, and for that we have 
sinned. 1 2 Let her not, I praj, be 
as one dead, of w^hom the flesh is 
half consumed when he cometh out 
of his mother's womb. 13 And 
Moses cried unto Jehovah, saying, 
^ Heal her, O God, I beseech thee. 
14 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
If her father had but " spit in her 
face, should she not be ashamed 
seven days'? let her be shut up 
p without the camp seven days, and 
after that she shall be brought in 
again. 15 And Miriam was shut 
up without the camp seven days : 
and the people journeyed not till 
Miriam was brought in again. 

16 And afterward the people 
journeyed from Hazeroth, and en- 
camped in the wilderness of Paran. 
-J O 1 And * Jehovah spake unto 
-LO Moses, saying, 2 Send thou 
men, that they may spy out the 
land of Canaan, which I give unto 
the children of Israel : of every 
tribe of their fathers shall ye send 



1 Or. by 



« Mt. 11. 29 
t> Ex. 19. 9 ; 

34. 5 
<^ Gen. 46. 2 ; 

1 S. 3. 1.5 
(I Gen. 31. 

11 ; 1 K. 3. 

6, l.i 
^ Josh. 1. 1 
/Heb. 3. 2,6 
y Dt. 34. 10 ; 

Hos. 12. 13 
/i Ex. 20. 4 ; 

24. 10, 11 : 

Dt. 5. 8 ; 

Ps. 17. 15 
i Gen. 17. 

22 ; 18. 33 
k Dt. 24. 9 
I Ex. 4. 6 ; 

2 K. 6. 27 
'"■ 2 Sam. 19. 

19 ; 24. 10 
" Ps. 30. 2 ; 

41. 4; Is. 

30. 26 ; Jer. 

17. 14 
" Dt. 25. 9 : 

Job 17. 6 ; 

30. 10 ; Is. 

50. 6 
P ch. 5. 1-4 
9 Dt. 1. 22, 

23 



ver. 16 ; 
Dt. 32. 44 



t iGen. 12. 9 ; 
13. 1, 3 



Dt. 1. 24, 25 
Dt. 31. 6, 23 



^ ch. 20. 1 ; 

27. 14 ; 33. 

30 
y Josh. 13. 5 

^ ver. 17 
" Josh. 15. 

14 
6 ver. 28, 33 

« Ps. 78. 12, 
43 

d ver. 24; ch. 
32. 9; 
Gen. 14. 
13; 
Dt. 1. 24 



a man, every one a prince among 
them. 3 And Moses sent them 
from the wilderness of Paran ac- 
cording to the commandment of 
Jehovah : all of them men who 
were heads of the children of Israel. 
4 And these were their names : Of 
the tribe of Reuben, Shammua the 
son of Zaccur. 5 Of the tribe of 
Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori. 
6 Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the 
son of Jephunneh. 7 Of the tribe 
of Issachar, Igal the son of Joseph. 
8 Of the tribe of Ephraim, 'Hosfiea 
the son of Nun. 9 Of the tribe of 
Benjamin, Palti the son of Raphu. 
10 Of the tribe of Zebulun, Gad- 
diel the son of Sodi. 11 Of the 
tribe of Joseph, namely, of the 
tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son 
of Susi. 12 Of the tribe of Dan, 
Ammiel the son of Gemalli. 13 Of 
the tribe of Asher Sethur the son 
of Michael. 14 Of the tribe of 
Naphtali, Nahbi the son of Vophsi. 
15 Of the tribe of Gad, Geuel the 
son of Machi. 16 These are the 
names of the men that Moses sent 
to spy out the land. And Moses 
called *Hoshea the son of Nun 
Joshua. 

17 And Moses sent them to spy 
out the land of Canaan, and said 
unto them, Get you up this way 
■^ by ' the South, and go up into the 
hill-country : 1 8 and see the land, 
what it is ; and the people that 
dwell therein, whether tney are 
strong or weak, whether they are 
few or many ; 1 9 and what the land 
is that they dwell in, whether it is 
good or bad ; and what cities they 
are that they dwell in, whether in 
camps, or in strongholds ; 20 and 
" what the land is, whether it is fat 
or lean, whether there is wood 
therein, or not. And "be ye of 
good courage, and bring of the fruit 
of the land. Now the time was the 
time of the first-ripe grapes. 

21 So they went up, and spied 
out the land from ' the wilderness 
of Zin unto Rehob, to " the entrance 
of Hamath. 22 And they went up 
^by Hhe South, and came unto 
Hebron; and "Ahiman, Sheshai, 
and Talmai, the children of * Anak, 
were there.' (Now Hebron was 
built seven years before "Zoan in 
Egypt.) 23 And they came unto 
the valley of '^ Eshcol, and cut down 
from thence a branch with one 
cluster of grapes, and they bare 

2 Or, into 



10 



145 



13.24 



NUMBERS 



14.16 



The discouraging Report of the Spies. The People rebel. Jehovah's Threat and Moses' Intercession 



it upon a staff between two; they 
hrought also of the pomegranates, 
and of the figs. 24 That place 
was called the valley of ] Eshcol, be- 
cause of th(^ cluster which the chil- 
dren of Israel cut down froni thence. 
25 And they returned from spy- 
ing out the land at the end of forty 
(iays. 26 And they went and came 
to Moses, and to Aaron, and to all 
the congi-egation of the children of 
Israel, unto the wilderness of Paran. 
to " Kadcsh ; and brought back word 
unto them, and unto all the congre- 
gation, and showed them the fruit 



of the land. 



And they told him. 



I \Jl.l\^J I'V^AX-l ^AI.U.a, 

and said, We came unto the land 
whither thou sentest us ; and surely 
* it tloweth with milk and honey ; 
and " this is the fruit of it. 28 How- 
beit the people that dwell in the 
land are strong, and the cities are 
fortified, aiul very great : and more- 
over we saw "* the children of Anak 
there. 29 Amalek dwelleth in the 
land of ' the South : and the Hit- 
tite, and the Jebusite, and •''the 
Amorite, dwell in the hill-country ; 
and ''the Canaanite dwelleth by 
the sea, and along by the side of 
the .Jordan. 

30 And Caleb stilled the people 
before Moses, and said, Let us go 
up at once, and possess it ; for we 
are well able to overcome it. 
31 But the men that went up 
with him said, '"'We are not able 
to go up against the people; for 
they are stronger than we. 32 And 
they brought up 'an evil report of 
the land which they had spied out 
unto the children of Israel, saying, 
The land, through which we have 
gone to spy it out, is * a land that 
eateth up the inhabitants thereof ; 
and 'all the people that we saw 
in it are men of great stature. 
33 And there we saw the - '" Neph- 
ilim. the sons of Anak, who come 
of the Xephilim : and " w^e were in 
our own sight as grasshoppers, and 
so we were in their sight. 
i A ,.i^^^} ^^^ the congregation 
-L Jt lifted up their voice, and 
cried ; and the people wept that 
night. 2 And all the children of 
Israel "murmured against Moses 
and against xVaron : and the whole 
coTigregation said unto them, 
^ Would that we had died in the 
land of Egypt ! or would that we 
had died in this wilderness ! 3 
And wherefore doth Jehovah bring 



That is, a duster. 



2 Or, giants 



" ch. 20. 1, 

14 ; 32. 8 
t> Ex. 3. 8, 

17; 13. 6 
•'Dt. 1.26 
ri ver. 33 
' ver. 17 ; ch, 

14. 25, 45 
/Josh. 10.6 
" ch. 14. 43, 

45 
1 Dt. 1. 28 ; 

9. 1-3 
i ch. 14. 36, 

37 ; Ps. 106. 

24 
fc Ezek. 36. 

13, 14 
' Am. 2. 9 
"^ Gen. 6. 4 
"Dt. 1. 28; 

9. 2; Josh. 

11.21 
''ch. 11. 1 
^ch. 11. 5; 

16. 13; 20. 

3, 4; 21. 6 



9 Ex. 5. 21 ; 

16. 3 
'■ ver. 31 ; 

Dt. 1. 39 
* ch. 16. 4 
< ch. 13. 27 ; 

Dt. 1. 25 
" Dt. 10. 16 
'" ch. 13. 27 
^ Dt. 1. 26 ; 9. 

23, 24 
y Dt. 1. 21, 29 

^ Ex. 17. 4 

" Ex. 16. 10 ; 
Lev. 9. 23 



Ex. 32. 9-13 



Ps. 106. 24 



d Lev. 26. 25 ; 

Dt. 28. 21 
« Ex. 32. 10 



/ Ps. 106. 23 



'J Ex. 13. 21 ; 
Dt. 6. 4 



>>■ Ex. 32. 12 



146 



us unto this land, «to fall by the 
sword 1 *■ Our wives and our little 
ones will be a prey : were it not 
better for us to return into Egypt 1 

4 And they said one to another, 
Let us make a captain, and let us 
return into Egypt. 5 ' Then Moses 
and Aaron fell on their faces before 
all the assembly of the congrega- 
tion of the children of Israel. 6 
And Joshua the son of Nun and 
Caleb the son of Jephunneh, who 
were of them that spied out the 
land, rent their clothes : 7 and 
they spake unto all the congrega- 
tion or the children of Israel, say- 
ing, 'The land, which we passed 
through to spy it out, is an exceed- 
ing good land. 8 "If Jehovah de- 
light in us, then he will bring us 
into this land, and give it unto us ; 
"a, land which floweth with milk 
and honey. 9 Only ''rebel not 
against Jehovah, neither ^fear ye 
the people of the land ; for they 
are bread for us : their ^defence 
is removed from over them, and 
Jehovah is with us : fear them not. 
10 ^But all the congregation bade 
stone them with stones. And " the 
glory of Jehovah appeared in the 
tent of meeting unto all the chil- 
dren of Israel. 

11 ^And Jehovah said unto 
Moses, How long will this peo- 
ple despise me 1 and how long will 
''they not believe in me, for all 
the signs which I have wrought 
among them '? 12 1 will smite 
them with '^the pestilence, and 
disinherit them, and ''will make 
of thee a nation greater and 
mightier than they. 

13 -^And Moses said unto Jeho- 
vah, Then the Egyptians will 
hear it ; for thou broughtest up 
this people in thy might from 
among tliem ; 14 and they will 
tell it to the inhabitants of this/ 
land. They have heard that thop. 
Jehovah art in the midst of this 
people ; for ^ thou Jehovah art seen 
"* face to face, and thy cloud stand- 
eth over them, and thou goest be- 
fore them, in a pillar of cloud by 
day and in a pillar of fire by night. 
15 Now if thou shalt kill this peo- 
ple as one man, ''then the nations 
which have heard the fame of thee 
will speak, saying, 16 Because 
Jehovah was not able to bring 
this people into the land which 
he sware unto them, therefore he 

3 Heb. shadow. * Heb. eye to eye. 



14.17 



NUMBERS 



14.45 



Forty Years of Wandering denounced. The People fight with the Canaanites, and are repulsed at Hormah 



hath slain them in the wilderness. 

17 And now, I pray thee, let the 
power of the Lord be great, accord- 
ing as thou hast spoken, saying, 

18 "Jehovah is slow to anger, ana 
abundant in lovingkindness, for- 
giving iniquity and transgression ; 
and that will by no means clear 
the guilty, visiting the iniquity of 
the fathers upon the children, upon 
the third and upon the fourth gen- 
eration. 19 * Pardon, I pray thee, 
the iniquity of this people accord- 
ing unto the greatness of thy lov- 
ingkindness, and according as thou 
hast forgiven this people, from 
Egypt even until now. 

20 And Jehovah said, ''I have 
pardoned according to thy word : 
2 1 but in very deed, ** as I live, and 
as * all the earth shall be filled with 
the glory of Jehovah ; 22 because 
•^all those men that have seen my 
glory, and my signs, which I wrought 
in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet 
have tempted me these ^ ten times, 
and have not hearkened to my 
voice; 23 ''surely they shall not 
see the land which I sware unto 
their fathers, neither shall any of 
them that despised me see it: 24 
but my servant Caleb, ' because he 
had another spirit with him, and 
hath followed me fully, ^ him will I 
bring into the land whereinto he 
went ; and his seed shall possess it. 
25 'Now the Amalekite and the 
Canaanite dwell in the valley : 
to-morrow turn ye, and get j^ou 
into the wilderness by the way 
to the Red 8ea. 

26 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses and unto Aaron, saying, 
27 How long shall I bear with 
this evil congregation, that "'mur- 
mur against me^ I have heard 
the murmurings of the children 
of Israel, which they murmur 
against me. 28 Say unto them, 
**As I live, saith Jehovah, surely 
as ''ye have spoken in mine ears, 
so will I do to you : 29 your dead 
bodies shall fall in this wilderness ; 
and all that ^were numbered of 
you, according to your whole num- 
ber, from twenty years old and up- 
ward, that have murmured against 
me, 30 surely ye shall not come 
into the land, concerning which 
I ^ sware that I would make you 
dwell therein, *save Caleb the son 
of Jephunneh, and Joshua the son 
of Nun. 31 '•But your little ones, 

1 Heb. lifted up my hand. 



5,7 



6 Ex 

34. 9 
" Mic. 7. 18- 

20 
<^ ver. 28 ; 

Dt. 32. 40 ; 

Is. 49. 18 
" Is. 6. 3 ; 

Hab. 2. 14 
/I Cor. 10. 5 
^ Ex. 6. 21 ; 

14. 11 ; 16. 

24 ; 16. 2 ; 

17. 2, 3 ; 32. 

1 ; Num. 

11. 1, 4 ; 12. 

1; 14. 2 
h ch. 26. 66 ; 

32. 11 
J ver. 7-9 
fc ch. 26. 66 ; 

32. 12 ; 

Dt. 1. 36 ; 

Josh. 14. 

6-16 
' Ch. 13. 29 
"' ch. 11. 1 
" ver. 21 
° ver. 2 ; 

Dt. 2. 14, 

16 ; Heb. 3. 

17 
P ch. 1. 45, 46 
« ver. 24 
'' ver. 3 



* ch. 26. 64, 

65 ; 32. 13 ; 

1 Cor. 10. 6 
« Dt. 2. 7 ; 8. 

2, 4 ; 29. 6 
" ch. 13. 4-16, 



'Ch. 



49 



Ex. 33. 4 



VDi.l. 41-44 



^ch. 31. 



that ye said should be a prey, them 
will I bring in, and they shall know 
the land which ye have rejected. 

32 *But as for you, your dead 
bodies shall fall in this wilderness. 

33 And your children shall be 
^ wanderers in the wilderness ' forty 
years, and shall bear your whore- 
doms, until your dead bodies be 
consumed in the wilderness. 34 
After the number of the days in 
which ye spied out the land, even 
forty days, for every day a year, 
shall ye bear your iniquities, even 
forty years, and ye shall know ^ my 
alienation. 35 I, Jehovah, have 
spoken, surely this will I do unto 
all this evil congregation, that are 
gathered together against me : in 
this wilderness they shall be con- 
sumed, and there they shall die. 

36 "And the men, whom Moses 
sent to spy out the land, who re- 
turned, and made all the congre- 
fation to murmur against him, 
y bringing up an evil report 
against the ^ land, 37 even those 
men that did bring up an evil 
report of the land, died by the 
"plague before Jehovah. 38 But 
Joshua the son of Nun, and Caleb 
the son of Jephunneh, remained 
alive of those men that went to 
spy out the land. 

39 And Moses told these words 
unto all the children of Israel : 
and "^the people mourned greatly. 

40 And they rose up early in the 
morning, and gat them up to the 
top of the mountain, saying, ^'Lo, 
we are here, and will go up unto 
the place which Jehovah^ hath 
promised : for we have sinned. 

41 And Moses said, Wherefore 
now do ye transgress the com- 
mandment of Jehovah, seeing it 
shall not prosper ? 42 Go not up, for 
Jehovah is not among you ; that 
ye be not^ smitten down before 
your enemies. 43 For there the 
Amalekite and the Canaanite are 
before you, and ye shall fall by the 
sword : because ye are turned back 
from following Jehovah, therefore 
Jehovah will not be with you. 44 
But they presumed to go up to the 
top of the mountain: nevertheless 
Hhe ark of the covenant of Jeho- 
vah, and Moses, departed not out 
of the camp. 45 Then the Amale- 
kite came down, and the Canaanite 
who dwelt in that mountain, and 

2 Heb. shepherds. 

3 Or, the revoking of my promise 



147 



15.1 



NUMBERS 



15.29 



Law foiireming Meal -offerings and Drink-offerings; Offerings for Sins of Igiiorauce 



smote them and beat tliem down, 
eveu unto " Hoiniali. 

rpT And .Jehovah spake unto 
tJ Moses, saying', 2 »Speak unto 
the clhhh-en of Israel, and say 
unto them, Wlien ye are come into 
the land of your habitations, which 
I give unto you, 3 and will make 
an offering by tire unto Jehovah, a 
burnt-oltering, or a sacrifice, 'to 
accomplish a vow, or as a freewill- 
offering, or in your ''set feasts, to 
make a sweet savor unto Jehovah, 
of tlie herd, or of the Hock ; 4 Hhen 
shall he that offereth his oblation 
offer unto Jehovah a meal-offering 
of a tenth part of an ephah of fine 
flour mingled with the f9urth part 
of a hin of oil : 5 and wine for the 
drink-offering, the fourth part of a 
hin, shalt thou prepare with the 
burnt-offering, or for the sacrifice, 
for ''each lamb. 6 Or for a ram, 
thou shalt prepare for a meal-offer- 
ing two tenth parts of an ephah of 
fine iiour mingled with the third 

§art of a hin of oil : 7 and for the 
rink-offering thou shalt offer the 
third part ot a hin of wine, of a 
sweet savor unto Jehovah. 8 And 
when thou preparest ^ a bullock for 
a burnt-offering, or for a sacrifice, 
' to accomplish a vow, or for peace- 
offerings unto Jehovah ; 9 then 
shall he offer with the bullock a 
meal-offering of three tenth parts 
of an ephah of fine Hour mingled 
with half a hin of oil : 10 and thou 
shalt offer for the drink-offering 
half a hin of wine, for an offering 
made by fire, of a sweet savor unto 
Jehovah. 

1 1 Thus shall it be done for each 
bullock, or for each ram, or for 
each of the he-lambs, or of the 
kids. 12 According to the num- 
ber that ye shall prepare, so shall 
ye do to every one according to 
their number. 13 All that are 
home-born shall do these things 
after this manner, in offering an 
offering made by fire, of a sweet 
savor unto Jehovah. 14 And if 
a stranger sojourn with you, or 
whosoever may be among you 
throughout your generations, and 
will offer an offering made by fire, 
of a sweet savor unto Jehovah ; as 
ye do, so he shall do. 15 For the 
assembly, there shall be ^one 
statute for you, and for the 
stranger that sojourneth with you, 
a statute for ever throughout your 

1 Or, in making a special vow 



° ch. 21. 3 
b Lev. 23. 1- 

44 
« ch. 28. 1-29. 

40 
rf ver. 1 1 ; 

Lev. 1. 10; 

3. 
* Lev. 1. 3 ; 

3. 1 
/ ver. 29 ; 

ch. 9. 14 



Ex. 34. 26 ; 
Lev. 23. 14 



h Dt. 14. 22, 
23; 16. 13 



« Lev. 4. 2, 

22, 27 ; 6. 
16, 18 



*; ver. 8-10 



'ver. 



generations : as ye are, so shall the 
sojourner be before Jehovah. 16 
One law and one ordinance shall be 
for you, and for the stranger that 
sojourneth with you. 

17 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 18 Speak unto the 
children of Israel, and say unto 
them, When ye come into the land 
whither I bring you, 19 then it 
§hall be, that, when ye eat of the 
bread of the land, ye shall offer 
up a heave-offering unto Jehovah. 
20 ^Of the first of your '^ dough ye 
shall offer up a cake for a heave- 
offering : as ^ the heave-offering of 
the threshing-floor, so shall ye 
heave it. 21 Of the first of your 
dough ye shall give unto Jehovah 
a heave-offering throughout your 
generations. 

22 And when ye shall err, and 
not observe all these command- 
ments, which Jehovah hath spoken 
unto Moses, 23 even all that Je- 
hovah hath commanded you by- 
Moses, from the day that Jehovah 
gave commandment, and onward 
throughout your generations ; 24 
then it shall be, if it be done ^* un- 
wittingly, without the knowledge 
of the congregation, that all the 
congregation shall offer one young 
bullock for a burnt-offering, for a 
sweet savor unto Jehovah, ^with 
the meal-offering thereof, and the 
drink-offering thereof, according 
to the ordinance, and one he-goat 
for a sin-offering. 25 And the 
priest shall make atonement for all 
the congregation of the children of 
Israel, and they shall be forgiven ; 
for it w^as an error, and they have 
brought their oblation, an offering 
made by fire unto Jehovah, and 
their sin-offering before Jehovah, 
for their error : 26 and all the con- 
gregation of the children of Israel 
shall be forgiven, and the stranger 
that sojourneth among them; for 
in respect of all the people it was 
done ' unwittingly. 

27 And if one person sin unwit- 
tingly, then he shall offer a she- 
goat a year old for a sin-offering. 

28 And the priest shall make 
atonement for the soul that erreth, 
when he sinneth unwittingly, be- 
fore Jehovah, to make atonement 
for him ; and he shall be forgiven. 

29 Ye shall have one law for him 
that doeth aught unwittingly, for 
him that is home-born among the 



148 



2 Or, coarse meal 



3 Or, in error 



15.30 



NUMBERS 



16.15 



Sabbath -breaking pniiished. Fringes prescribed. Korah's Rebellion 



children of Israel, and for the 
stranger that sojourneth among 
them. 30 But the soul that doeth 
aught with "a high hand, whether 
he be home-born or a sojourner, 
the same blasphemeth Jehovah; 
and that soul shall be cut off from 
among his people. 31 Because he 
hath despised the word of Jehovah, 
and hath broken his command- 
ment, that soul shall utterly be cut 
off; his iniquity shall be upon him. 

32 And while the children of 
Israel were in the wilderness, they 
found a man * gathering sticks upon 
the sabbath day. 33 And they 
that found him gathering sticks 
brought him unto Moses and 
Aaron, and unto all the congrega- 
tion. 34 And they put him in 
ward, ''because it had not been de- 
clared what should be done to him. 
35 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
The man shall surely be put to 
death : "^ all the congregation shall 
stone him with stones without the 
camp. 36 And all the congrega- 
tion brought him without the 
camp, and stoned him to death 
with stones; as Jehovah com- 
manded Moses. 

37 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 38 Speak unto the 
children of Israel, and bid them 
that they make them ^^ fringes 
in the borders of their gar- 
ments throughout their genera- 
tions, and that they put upon the 
fringe of each border a cord of 
blue : 39 and it shall be unto you 
for a fringe, that ye may look upon 
it, and •''remember all the com- 
mandments of Jehovah, and do 
them ; and that ye "^ follow not 
after your own heart and your own 
eyes, after which ye use to play the 
harlot ; 40 that ye may remember 
and do all my commandments, and 
be holy unto your God. 41 I am 
Jehovah your God, who brought 
you out of the land of Egypt, to be 
your God: I am Jehovah your God. 
1 f\ Now ^Korah, the son of 
XvJ Izhar, the son of Kohath, 
the son of Levi, with ^ Dathan and 
Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, 
the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, 
took men : 2 and they rose up be- 
fore Moses, with certain of the 
children of Israel, two hundred 
and fifty princes of the congrega- 
tion, 'called to the assembly, men 
of renown; 3 and they assembled 

1 Or, tassels in the corners 2 Heb. spy not out. 



°- ch. 14. 40- 

44; Dt. 1. 

43; 17. 12, 

13 
6 Ex. 31. 14, 

15 ; 35. 2, 3 
<= ch. 9. 8 
<^ Lev. 20. 2, 

27 ; 24. 14- 

23; Dt. 21. 

21 
^ Dt. 22. 12 ; 

Mt. 23. 5 
/ Dt. 4. 23 ; 6. 

12; 8. 11, 

14, 19 
^ Ex. 6. 21 ; 

Jude 11 
h Cll. 26. 9 ; 

Dt. 11. 6 
'ch. 1. 16; 

20. 9 



fc ch. 12. 2 ; 

Ps. 100. 16 
I ver. 7 
"'■ ch. 5. 3 
" ch. 14. 5 
° Lev. 10. 3 ; 

Ps. 65. 4 
P ch. 17. 5, 8 



ver. 3 



ch. 



ch. 3. 10 ; 
18. 1-7 



« Ex. 16. 7 
" 1 Cor. 10. 10 



"ch. 11.4-6; 

Ex. 16. 3 
" ch. 14. 2, 3 


y ch. 13. 27 ; 
14. 8 


^ ch. 20. 5 ; 

Ex. 22. 6 ; 

23. 11 
« Judg. 16. 

21 ; 1 S. 11. 

2 


b Gen. 4. 4, 5 


" 1 S. 12. 3 



themselves together ^against Moses 
and against Aaron, and said unto 
them, ^'Ye take too much upon 
you, seeing all the congregation are 
holy, every one of them, and '"Je- 
hovah is among them: wherefore 
then lift ye up yourselves above 
the assembly of Jehovah? 

4 And when Moses heard it, "he 
fell upon his face : 5 and he spake 
unto Korah and unto all his com- 
pany, saying, In the morning Jeho- 
vah will show who are his, and 
"who is holy, ard ^will cause him 
to come near unto him : even ^ him 
whom he shall clioose will he cause 
to come near unto him. 6 This 
do : take you censers, Korah, and 
all his company : 7 and put fire in 
them, and put incense upon them 
before Jehovah to-morrow : and it 
shall be that the man whom Jeho- 
vah doth choose, he shall be holy : 
'^ye take too much upon you, ye 
sons of Levi. 8 And Moses said 
unto Korah, Hear now, ye sons 
of Levi : 9 seemeth it hut a small 
thing unto you, tha,t the God 
of Israel hath separated you from 
the congregation of Israel, ''to 
bring you near to himself, to do the 
service of the tabernacle of Jeho- 
vah, and to stand before the con- 
gregation to minister unto them ; 
10 and that he hath brought thee 
near, and all thy brethren the sons 
of Levi with theel and 'seek ye 
the priesthood also" ? 1 1 Therefore 
thou and all thy company are 
gathered together 'against Jeho- 
vah : and Aaron, what is he that 
"ye murmur against him 1 

1 2 And Moses sent to call Dathan 
and Abiram, the sons of Eliab; 
and they said. We will not come 
up: 13 is it a small thing that 
thou hast brought us up out of a 
''land flowing with milk and honey, 
^to kill us in the wilderness, but 
thou must needs make thyself also 
a prince over us? 14 Moreover 
thou hast not brought us ^into a 
land flowing with milk and honey, 
nor given us inheritance of ^fields 
and vineyards : wilt thou ^ '^ put out 
the eyes of these men 1 we will not 
come up. 

15 And Moses was very wroth, 
and said unto Jehovah, * Respect 
not thou their offering: ''I have 
not taken one ass from them, 



3 Heb. It is enough for you. 

4 Or. vhom he will cause to come near 

5 Heb. boi-e out. 



149 



16. IC NUMBERS 

Korahs Rebellion. The Rebels pDnislied. I'sc made or the Rebels' Censers. The People complain 



16.45 



neither liave T hurt one of them. 
16 And Moses said unto Korah, 
He thou and all thy comnany be- 
fore Jehovah, thou, and they, and 
Aaron, to-morrow : 17 and take ye 
every man his ecnser, and put in- 
cense upon them, and bring ye 
l)efoie .lehovah (nery man his cen- 
ser, two hundred and tifty censers ; 
thou also, and Aaron, each his 
censer. IH And they took every 
man his censer, and put fire in 
them, and laid incense thereon, 
and sto(xi at the door of the tent 
of meetinjj with Moses and Aaron. 
19 And lv(uah assembled all the 
congrejiration against them unto the 
door of the tent of meeting : and 
"the glorv of Jehovah appeared 
unto all tlie congregation. 

20 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses and unto Aaron, saying, 

2 1 * Separate yourselves from 
among this congregation, "that I 
may consume them in a moment. 

22 And they fell upon their faces, 
and said, O God. '^the God of the 
spirits of all flesh, ^ shall one man 
sm, and wilt thou be wroth with 
all the congregation? 23 And 
Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying, 
24 Speak unto the congregation, 
saying, -^Get you up from about 
the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, 
and Abiram. 

25 And Moses rose up and went 
unto Dathan and Abiram ; and the 
elders of Israel followed him. 
26 And he spake unto the congre- 
gation, saying. Depart, I pray you, 
from the tents of these wicked 
men, and touch nothing of theirs, 
'lest ye be consumed in all their 
sins. 27 So they gat them up from 
the tabernacle of Korah, Dathan, 
and Abiram, on every side : and 
Dathan and Abiram came out, and 
stood at the door of their tents, 
and their wives, and '^ their sons, 
and their little ones. 28 And 
Moses said, Herebv ye shall know 
that * Jehovah hath sent me to do 
all these works; for / ham not 
done them of mine own mind. 29 If 
these men die the common death 
of all men, or if they be visited 
after the visitation of all men ; 
then Jehovah hath not sent me. 
30 Rut if Jehovah ^ make a new 
thing, and the ground open its 
mouth, and swallow them up, 
with all that appertain unto them, 
and they go down alive into Sheol ; 

1 Heb. create a creation. 



"ver. 42; 14. 

10 ; 20. li 
b ver. 4.'> 
e Ex. 32. 10, 

<l cii. 27. 10 
'' Gen. 18. 
•s^-.i'i ; Lev. 

4. 3 
/ver. 45 
iMxen. 19. 15, 

h ch. 26. 11 
i Ex. :i. 12- 
16 ; 4. 12. 15 



fcch. 26. 10; 

T)t. 11. 6; 

Ps. 106. 17 
' ch. 20. 11 



"^ ch. 11. 1-3 ; 
26. 10 



" ver. 2 



*[Ch. xvii. 1 
in Heb.j 



° ch. 1. 51 

P Ex. 30. 7-10 



then ye shall understand that 
these men have despised Jehovah. 

31 And it came to pass, as he 
made an end of speaking all these 
words, that the ground clave asun- 
der that was under them ; 32 and 
*the earth opened its mouth, and 
swallowed them up, and their 
households, and 'all the men that 
appertained unto Korah, and all 
their goods. 33 So they, and all 
that appertained to them, went 
down alive into Sheol : and the 
earth closed upon them, and they 
perished from among the assembly. 
34 And all Israel that were round 
about them fled at the cry of 
them ; for they said, Lest the 
earth swallow us up. 35 *^And 
fire came forth from Jehovah, and 
devoured the "two hundred and 
fifty men that offered the incense. 

*36 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 37 Speak unto Elea- 
zar the son of Aaron the priest, 
that he take up the censers out of 
the burning, and scatter thou the 
fire yonder; for they are holy, 
38 even the censers of '■^ these sin- 
ners against their own ^ lives ; and 
let them be made beaten plates for 
a covering of the altar : for they 
offered them before Jehovah ; there- 
fore they are holy ; and they shall 
be a sign unto the children of 
Israel. 39 And Eleazar the priest 
took the brazen censers, which 
they that were burnt had offered ; 
and they beat them out for a cov- 
ering of the altar, 40 to be a 
memorial unto the children of 
Israel, to the end that '' no stranger, 
that is not of the seed of Aaron, 
come near ^to burn incense before 
Jehovah ; that he be not as Korah, 
and as his company : as Jehovah 
spake unto him by Moses. 

41 But on the morrow all the 
congregation of the children of Is- 
rael * murmured against Moses and 
against Aaron, saying. Ye have 
killed the people of Jehovah. 42 
And it came to pass, when the con- 
gregation was assembled against 
ISIoses and against Aaron, that 
they looked toward the tent of 
meeting: and, behold, the cloud 
covered it, and ^the glory of Jeho- 
vah appeared. 43 And Moses and 
Aaron came to the front of the tent 
of meeting. 44 And Jehovah spake 
unto Moses, saying, 45 "Get you 

2 Or, these men who have sinned at the cost oj 
their lives 3 Or, souls 



160 



16.46 



NUMBERS 



18.8 



A Plague is sent. Aaron's Rod buds. Duties of the Priests and of the levites 



up from among this congregation, 
tnat I may consume them in a 
moment. And they fell upon their 
faces. 46 And Moses said unto 
A.aron, Take thy censer, and put 
lire therein from off the altar, and 
lay incense thereon, and carry it 
quickly unto the congregation, and 
" make atonement for them : for 
* there is wrath gone out from 
Jehovah ; the plague is begun. 
47 And Aaron took as Moses spake, 
and ran into the midst of the 
assembly ; and, behold, the plague 
was begun among the people : " and 
he put on the incense, and made 
atonement for the people. 48 And 
he stood between the dead and the 
living ; and the plague was stayed. 
49 '^Now they that died by the 
plague were fourteen thousand 
and seven hundred, besides them 
that *died about the matter of 
Korah. 50 And Aaron returned 
unto Moses unto the door of the 
tent of meeting : and the plague 
was stayed. 

*-j ^ And Jehovah spake unto 
X I Moses, saying, 2 Speak unto 
the children of Israel, and take of 
them rods, one for each fathers' 
house, of all their princes accord- 
ing to their fathers houses, twelve 
rods : write thou every man's name 
upon his rod. 3 And thou shalt 
write Aaron's name upon the rod 
of Levi ; for there shall be one 
rod for each head of their fathers' 
houses. 4 And thou shalt lay them 
up in the tent of meeting before 
^the testimony, where I meet with 
you. 5 And it shall come to pass, 
that the rod of ^ the man whom I 
shall choose shall bud : and I will 
make to cease from me the mur- 
murings of the children of Israel, 
which they murmur against you. 

6 And Moses spake unto the chil- 
dren of Israel ; and all their princes 
gave him rods, for each prince one, 
according to their fathers' houses, 
even twelve rods : and the rod of 
Aaron was among their rods. 

7 And Moses laid up the rods 
before Jehovah in '' the tent of the 
testimony. 

8 And it came to pass on the 
morrow, that Moses went into the 
tent of the testimony ; and, behold, 
' the rod of Aaron for the house of 
Levi was budded, and put forth 
buds, and produced blossoms, and 
bare ripe almonds. 9 And Moses 
brought out all the rods from be- 



" ch. 25. 13 
b ch. 18. 5 ; 

Dt. 9. 22 
" ch. 26. 7, 8, 

13 
d ch; 25. 9 
^ ver. 32, 35. 
/ver. 7; Ex. 

25. 16, 21, 

22 
y ch. 16. 5 
/i ch. 1. 50, 

63 ; 9. 15 
i Heb. 9. 4 



fc ver. 4 

' Dt. 9. 7, 24 



"» Is. 6. 6 
" ch. 1. 61 



Ex. 28. 38 ; 
Lev. 10. 17 ; 

22. 16 



*rCh. xvii. ] 
in Heb.] 



P ch. 3. 5-10 



9 ch. 4. 15-20 



ver. 7; ch. 
1. 61 



' ch. 16. 46 



« ch. 3. 9 



" Ex. 29, 9 



'" ver. 20 ; 

Dt. 18. 2; 

Mt. 10. 8 ; 

1 Pet. 5. 2, 

3 
'^ ch. 1. 51 



fore Jehovah unto all the children 
of Israel : and they looked, and 
took every man his rod. 10 And 
Jehovah said unto Moses, Put back 
the rod of Aaron ^ before the testi- 
mony, to be kept for a token 
against the ^ children of rebellion ; 
that thou may est make an end of 
their murmurings against me, that 
they die not. 1 1 Thus did Moses : 
as Jehovah commanded him, so did 
he. 

12 And the children of Israel 
spake unto Moses, saying, ""^ Be- 
hold, we perish, we are undone, 
we are all undone. 13 "Every- 
one that cometh near, that cometh 
near unto the tabernacle of Je- 
hovah, ^ dieth : shall we perish all 
of us? 

■1 O And Jehovah said unto 
-LO Aaron, Thou and thy sons 
and thy fathers' house with thee 
shall "bear the iniquity of the 
sanctuary ; and thou and thy sons 
with thee shall bear the iniquity 
of your priesthood. 2 And thy 
brethren also, the tribe of Levi, 
the tribe of thy father, bring thou 
near with thee, that they may be 
^joined unto thee, and minister 
unto thee : but thou and thy sons 
with thee shall be before the tent 
of the testimony. 3 And they 
shall keep thy charge, and the 
charge of all the Tent : only ^ they 
shall not come nigh unto the ves- 
sels of the sanctuary and unto 
''the altar, that they die not, 
neither they, nor ye. 4 And they 
shall be joined unto thee, and 
keep the charge of the tent of 
meeting, for all the service of the 
Tent : and a stranger shall not 
come nigh unto you. 5 And ye 
shall keep the charge of the sanc- 
tuary, and the charge of the altar ; 
* that there be wrath no more upon 
the children of Israel. 6 And I, 
behold, I have taken your brethren 
the Levites from among the chil- 
dren of Israel : to you they are ' a 
gift, given unto Jehovah, to do the 
service of the tent of meeting. 
7 And thou and thy sons with 
thee shall *'keep your priesthood 
for everything of the altar, and 
for that within the veil ; and ye 
shall serve : I give you the priest- 
hood as "a service of gift: and 
^the stranger that cometh nigh 
shall be put to death. 

8 And Jehovah spake unto 

1 Or, shall die 



151 



18. 9 NUMBERS 18. 30 

Tlie PriesLs' Portion o\ the Holy Things. The Tithes for the Levites. The Heave -offering of the Tithes 



Aaron, And I, bcliokl, 1 have 
jriven theetl^'c•luu■^^cM)t■ my "lieave- 
offerings, even all the liallowed 
things of the children of Israel ; 
unto thee have 1 given them ^ by 
reason of the anointing, and to 
tliy sons, as a portion for ever. 
9 This shall be tliine of the most 
holy things, rcserred from the fire : 
every oblation of theirs, eyen 
''every meal-oflering of theirs, 
and every "^sin-ofiering of theirs, 
and every trespass-offering of 
theirs, which they shall render 
unt(^ me, shall be most holy for 
thee and for thy sons. 10 As the 
most holy things slialt thou eat 
tliereof ; every male shall eat 
thereof : it shall be holy unto thee. 

1 1 And this is thine : '^the heave- 
offering of their gift, even all the 
wave-offerings of the children of 
Israel; I have 'given them unto 
thee, and to thy sons and to thy 
daughters with thee, as a portion 
for ever ; every one that is clean 
in thy house shall eat thereof. 

12 -^All the "'best of the oil, and 
all the -best of the vintage, and 
of the grain, the first-fruits of 
them which they give unto Jeho- 
vah, to thee have I given them. 
13^ The first-ripe fruits of all that 
is in their land, which they bring 
unto Jehovah, shall be thine ; 
every one that is clean in thy 
house shall eat thereof. 1 4 '' Every- 
thing devoted in Israel shall be 
thine. 15 'Everything that open- 
eth the womb, of all flesh which 
they offer unto Jehovah, both of 
man and bea,st shall be thine : 
nevertheless the first-born of man 
shalt thou surely redeem, and the 
firstling of unclean beasts shalt 
thou redeem. 1 6 •' And those that 
are to be redeemed of them from a 
month old shalt thou redeem, ac- 
cording to thine estimation, for the 
money of five shekels, after the 
shekel of the sanctuary (the same is 
twenty gerahs). 1 7 But the first- 
ling of a cow, or the firstling of a 
sheep, or the firstling of a goat, thou 
shalt not redeem; they are holy: 
thou shalt sprinkle their blood upon 
the altar, and shalt burn their fat 
for an offering made by fire, for a 
sweet savor unto Jehovah. 18 And 
tlie flesh of them shall be thine, 
as the wave-breast and as the right 

1 Or, /or a portion . 2Heb./a«. 

»Or. ^>|rt as to their redemption money, Jroni 
a month old shalt thou redeem them 



" Lev. 7. 28- 

M 
li Lev. 2. l-ic 
" Lev. c. 30 
rf ver. 1 ; 

Dt. 18. .3 
» Lev. 22. 1- 

16 
/ Dt. 18. 4 ; 

:!2. 14 ; Ps. 

81. 16; 147. 

14 
9 Ex. 22. 29 ; 

23. 19 ; 34. 

26 
h Lev. 27. 1- 

33 
« ch. 3. 46 ; 

Ex. 13. 13, 

15 



«-• ver. 11 
' 2 Chr. 13. 5 
'" Dt. 10. 9 ; 

12. 12 ; 14. 

27,29 
"Dt. 18. 2; 

Josh. 13. 

33; Ezek. 

44. 28 
° Lev. 27 30- 

33 
P ch. 1 61 



9 ver. 1 



* ver. 21 



« Neh. 10. 38 



162 



thigh, it shall be thine. 19 *A11 
tlie heave-offerings of the holy 
tilings, which the children of Is- 
rael offer unto Jehovah, have I 
given thee, and thy sons and thy 
aughters with thee, as a portion 
for ever : it is ' a covenant of salt 
for ever before Jehovah unto thee 
and to thy seed with thee. 20 And 
Jehovah said unto Aaron, "'Thou 
shalt have no inheritance in their 
land, neither shalt thou have any 
portion among them : " I am thy 
portion and thine inheritance 
among the children of Israel. 

21 And unto the children of Levi, 
behold, I have given all the " tithe 
in Israel for an inheritance, in 
return for their service which they 
serve, even the service of the tent 
of meeting. 22 And henceforth 
'''the children of Israel shall not 
come nigh the tent of meeting, lest 
they bear sin, and die. 23 But 
the Levites shall do the service of 
the tent of meeting, and they shall 
'^bear their iniquity : it shall be a 
statute for ever throughout your 
generations ; and among the chil- 
dren of Israel "■ they shall have no 
inheritance. 21 For the tithe of 
the children of Israel, which they 
offer as a heave-offering unto Je- 
hovah, I have given to the Levites 
for an inheritance : therefore I 
have said unto them. Among the 
children of Israel they shall have 
no inheritance. 

25 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 26 Moreover thou 
shalt speak unto the Levites, and 
say unto them. When ye take of 
the children of Israel "the tithe 
which I have given you from them 
for your inheritance, then ye shall 
offer up a heave-offering of it for 
Jehovah, a * tithe of the tithe. 
27 And your heave-oflfering shall 
be reckoned unto you, as though it 
were the grain of the threshing- 
floor, and as the fulness of the 
Avinepress. 28 Thus ye also shall 
offer a heave-offering unto Jeho- 
vah of all your tithes, which ye 
receive of the children of Israel ; 
and^ thereof ye shall give Jeho- 
vah's heave-offering to Aaron the 
priest. 29 Out of all your gifts ye 
shall offer every heave-offering of 
Jehovah, of all 'the ^best thereof, 
even the hallowed part thereof out 
of it. 30 Therefore thou shalt 
say unto them. When ye heave the 
^ best thereof from it, then it shall 



18.31 



NUMBEES 



19.22 



Purification of the Unclean with the Ashes of a Red Heifer 



be reckoned unto the Levites as 
the increase of the threshing-floor, 
and as the increase of the wine- 
I)ress. 31 And ye shall eat it in 
every place, ye and your house- 
holds : for it is your reward in 
return for your service in the tent 
of meeting. 32 And ye shall bear 
no sin by reason of it, when ye 
have heaved from it the ^best 
thereof : and ye shall not " pro- 
fane the holy things of the chil- 
dren of Israel, ^that ye die not. 
-i (Jk And Jehovah spake unto 
JL tJ Moses and unto Aaron, say- 
ing, 2 This is the statute of the 
law which Jehovah hath com- 
manded, saying, Speak unto the 
children of Israel, tnat they bring 
thee a red heifer ^^ without spot, 
wherein is no blemish, and ''upon 
which never came yoke. 3 And 
ye shall give her unto '^Eleazar the 
priest, and he shall "bring her 
forth without the camp, and one 
shall slay her before his face : 
4 and Eleazar the priest shall take 
of her blood with his finger, and 
^sprinkle of her blood toward the 
front of the tent of meeting seven 
times. 5 And one shall burn the 
heifer in his sight; her skin, and 
her flesh, and her blood, with her 
dung, shall he burn : 6 and the 
priest shall take ^ cedar-wood, and 
hyssop, and scarlet, and cast it 
into the midst of the burning of 
the heifer. 7 Then the priest 
''shall wash his clothes, and he 
shall bathe his flesh in water, and 
afterward he shall come into the 
camp, and the priest shall be un- 
clean until the even. 8 And he 
that burnetii her shall wash his 
clothes in water, and bathe his flesh 
in water, and shall be unclean un- 
til the even. 9 And a man that 
is clean shall gather up the ashes 
of the heifer, and lay them up with- 
out the camp in a clean place ; and 
it shall be kept for the congrega- 
tion of the children of Israel for a 
* water for impurity : it is a sin- 
offering. 10 And he that gather- 
eth the ashes of the heifer * shall 
wash his clothes, and be unclean 
until the even : and it shall be unto 
the children of Israel, and unto the 
stranger that sojourneth among 
them, for a statute for ever. 

11 ^He that toucheth the dead 
body of any man shall be unclean 



iHeb./rti. 



2 Or, neither shall ye die 
3 Or, perfect 



" Lev. 22. 15, 

16 
b Lev. 22. 

20-25 
" Dt. 21. 3 
d ch. 3. 4 
* ver. 9 ; 

Lev. 4. 11, 

12, 21 
/Lev. 4.6, 

17 
" Lev. 14. 4 
/t Lev. 16. 26, 

28 ; 22. 6 
i ch. 8. 7 
J<: ver. 7 
' ch. 5. 2 ; 6. 

6 ; Lev. 21. 

1, 11 ; Acts 

21. 26, 27 



"* ver. 19 
" Lev. 7. 20, 

21 ; 22. 3-7 
" ver. 20 ; 

Lev. 16. 31 ; 

20. 3 
P ver. 19 



3 ch. 31. 



ver. 9 



Ezek. 36. 
25; Heb. 
10. 22 



' Lev. 5. 2, 
3 ; 7. 21 ; 
22. 6, 6 



163 



seven days : 1 2 the same shall 
"* purify himself therewith on the 
third day, "* and on the seventh day 
he shall be clean : but if he purify 
not himself the third day, ^then 
the seventh day he shall not be 
clean. 13 ** Whosoever toucheth a 
dead person, the body of a man 
that hath died, and purifieth not 
himself, ''defileth the tabernacle 
of Jehovah ; and that soul shall be 
cut off from Israel : because the 
water for impurity was not ^sprin- 
kled upon him, he shall be unclean ; 
his uncleanness is yet upon him. 

14 This is the law when a man 
dieth in a tent : every one that 
Cometh into the tent, and every 
one that is in the tent, shall be 
unclean seven days. 1 5 And every 
open vessel, which hath no cov- 
ering bound upon it, is unclean. 
1 6 * And whosoever in the open 
field toucheth one that is slain 
with a sword, or a dead body, or 
a bone of a man, or a grave, shall 
be unclean seven days. 17 And 
for the unclean they shall take of 
the ashes of the burning of the 
*■ sin-oifering ; and ^ running water 
shall be put thereto in a vessel: 

18 and a clean person shall take 
hyssop, and dip it in the water, 
and sprinkle it upon the tent, and, 
upon all the vessels, and upon the 
persons that were there, and upon 
him that touched the bone, or the 
slain, or the dead, or the grave : 

19 and the clean person * shall 
sprinkle upon the unclean on the 
third day, and on the seventh day : 
and on the seventh day he shall 
purify him ; and he shall wash his 
clothes, and bathe himself in water, 
and shall be clean at even. 

20 But the man that shall be 
unclean, and shall not purify him- 
self, that soul shall be cut off from 
the midst of the assembly, because 
he hath 'defiled the sanctuary of 
Jehovah : the water for impurity 
hath not been sprinkled upon him ; 
he is unclean. 21 And it shall be 
a perpetual statute unto them : and 
he "tJbat sprinkleth the water for 
impurity shall wash his clothes ; 
and he that toucheth the water for 
impurity shall be unclean until 
even. 22 " And whatsoever the 
unclean person toucheth shall be 
unclean ; and the soul that touch- 
eth it shall be unclean until even. 

* Or, and on the seventh day, so shall he be clean 
5 Or, and * Heb. living. 



20.1 



NUMBERS 



20.28 



Miriams Diatli. The People fomplain. The Waters of Mcribah. Edom refuses Passage to Israel. The Death of Aaron 



C%f\ And the children of Israel, 
^\J even the whole congrega- 
tion, came into the " wilderness of 
Zin in the first month: and the 
people abode in Kadesh ; and Mir- 
iam died there, and was buried 
there. 

'2 ''And there was no water tor 
the congregation: and they assem- 
bletl themselves together against 
Moses and against .\aron. 3 " And 
the people strove with Moses, and 
spake, saying, ''Would that we had 
ilied ' when our brethren died be- 
fore .Ichovah! 4 And why have 
ye brought the assembly of Je- 
hovah into this wilderness, that we 
should die there, we and our 
beasts ? 5 And wherefore have ye 
made us to come up out of Egypt, 
to bring us in unto this evil place 1 
•^it is no i)lace of seed, or of figs, or of 
vines, or of pomegranates ; neither 
is there any water to drink. 6 And 
Moses and Aaron went from the 
presence of the assembly unto the 
door of the tent of meeting, and 
fell upon their faces : and the glory 
of JenoNah appeared unto them. 
7 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, 
saying, 8 Take ^ the rod, and as- 
semble the congregation, thou, and 
Aaron thy brother, and speak ye 
unto the rock before their eyes, 
that it give forth its water ; and 
thou shalt bring forth to them 
water out of the rock ; so thou shalt 
give the congregation and their 
cattle drink. 9 And Moses took 
the rod from before Jehovah, as 
he commanded him. 

10 And Moses and Aaron gath- 
ered the assembly together before 
the rock, and he said unto them, 
Hear now, ye rebels ; shall we bring 
you forth water out of this rock ^ 
11 And Moses lifted up his hand, 
and smote tho rock with his rod 
twice : and '' water came forth 
abundantly, and the congregation 
drank, ana their cattle. 12 And 
lehovah said unto Moses and 
Aaron, 'Because ye believed not in 
me, to sanctifv me in the eyes of 
the children of Israel, therefore ye 
shall not bring this assembly into 
the land which I have given them. 
1 .3 These are the waters of ^ ^ Meri- 
bah ; because the chiklren of Israel 
strove with Jehovah, and he '-^ was 
sanctified in them. 

14 And Moses sent messengers 
from Kadesh unto 'the king of 

1 That is, Strife. 2 Qr, showed himself holy 



" ch. 13. 21 ; 

'Z7. 14 ; :i3. 

3G 
b Ex. 17. 1 
« Ex. 17. 2 

d ch. 14. 2, 3 
" ch. IG. 31- 

ar. 
/ch. 16. 14 
" Ex. 4. 17, 

20 ; 17. 5, 6 
/i Ps. 7S. 16 ; 

Is. 48. 21 ; 

1 Cor. 10. 4 
»■ ver. 24 ; 

ch. 27. 14 ; 

Dt. 1. 37 ; 

3. 26, 27 
fc Ex. 17. 7 
'Gen. 30.31- 

39 ; Dt. 2. 4 



"' Josh. 2. 9, 
10 ; 9. 9, 10, 
24 

« Ex. 14. 19 



" ch. 24. 18 



P Ex. 12. 



' Judg. 11. 
17 



■ Dt. 2. 8 
ver. 1, 14 



t ch. 33. 37 
'" Gen. 25. 8 



" ver. .5, 10 
^ ch. 3. 4 



y ver. 24 



ch. 33. 38 
Dt. 10. 
6 ; 32. 60 



Edom, Thus saith thy brother 
Israel, Thou "'knowest all the trav- 
ail that hath befallen us : 15 how 
our fathers went down into Egypt, 
and we dwelt in Egypt a long time ; 
and the Egyptians dealt ill with 
us, and our fathers : 16 and when 
we cried unto Jehovah, he heard 
our voice, and sent " an angel, and 
brought us forth out of Egypt: 
and, behold, we are in Kadesh, a 
city in the uttermost of thy bor- 
der. 1 7 Let us pass, I pray thee, 
through thy land : we will not pass 
through field or through vineyard, 
neither will we drink of the water 
of the wells ; we will go along 
the king's highway; we will not 
turn aside to the right hand nor 
to the left, until we have passed 
thy border. 18 And "Edom said 
unto him, thou shalt not pass 
through me, lest I come out with 
the sword against thee. 19 And 
the children of Israel said, unto 
him. We will go up by the highway ; 
and if we drink of thy water, I 
and ^'my cattle, then will I give 
the price thereof: let me only, 
without doing anything else, pass 
through on my feet. 20 And he 
said, Thou shalt not pass through. 
And Edom came out against him 
with much people, and with a 
strong hand. 21 ^Thus Edom re 
fused to ^ give Israel passage 
through his border: ''wherefore 
Israel turned away from him. 

22 And they journeyed from * Ka- 
desh : and the children of Israel, 
even the whole congregation, came 
unto mount Hor. 23 And Jehovah 
spake unto Moses and Aaron in 
'mount Hor, by the border of the 
land of Edom, saying, 24 iiaron 
shall be " gathered unto his people ; 
for he shall not enter into the land 
which I have given unto the chil- 
dren of Israel, because '' ye rebelled 
against my word at the waters of 
Meribah. 25 Take Aaron and ""Elea- 
zar his son, and bring them up unto 
mount Hor; 26 and strip Aaron of 
his garments, and put them upon 
Eleazar his son : and Aaron shall 
be ^gathered unto his people, and 
shall die there. 27 And Moses did 
as Jehovah commanded : and they 
went up into mount Hor in the sight 
of all the congregation. 28 And 
j\Ioses stripped Aaron of his gar- 
ments, ana put them upon Eleazar 
his son ; and ^ Aaron died there on 
the top of the mount : and Moses 



164 



20.29 



NUMBERS 



21.25 



Arad conquered. The Fiery Serpents and the Brazen Serpent. The Journeys from Oboth to Pisgah. Sihon smitten 



and Eleazar came down from the 
mount. 29 And when all the con- 
gregation saw that Aaron was dead, 
they wept for Aaron thirty days, 
even all the house of Israel. 
O "j And the Canaanite, the 
Jkd X king of "Arad, who dwelt in 
the South, heard tell that Israel 
came by the way ^ of Atharim ; and 
he fought against Israel, and took 
some of them captive. 2 And 
Israel vowed a vow unto Jehovah, 
and said, If thou wilt indeed de- 
liver this people into my hand, 
then I will '-^utterly destroy their 
cities. 3 And Jehovah hearkened 
to the voice of Israel, and delivered 
up the Canaanites ; and they ^ ut- 
terly destroyed them and their 
cities : and the name of the place 
was called ■* ^ Hormah. 

4 And they journeyed from 
mount Hor by the way to the Red 
Sea, to " compass the land of Edom : 
and the soul of the people ^was 
much discouraged ^because of the 
way. 5 And the people spake 
against God, and against JMoses, 
^ Wherefore have ye brought us up 
out of Egypt to die in the wilder- 
ness *? for tliere is no bread, and 
there is no water; and ^our soul 
loatheth this '^ light bread. 6 -^And 
Jehovah sent fiery serpents among 
the people, and ^ they bit the peo- 
ple ; and ''much people of Israel 
died. 7 *'And the people came to 
Moses, and said, We have sinned, 
because we have spoken against 
Jehovah, and against thee; praj^ 
unto Jehovah, that he take away 
the serpents from us. And Moses 

grayed for the people. 8 And Je- 
ovah said unto Moses, Make thee 
a * fiery serpent, and set it upon a 
standard : and it shall come to 
pass, that every one that is bitten, 
when he seeth it, shall live. 9 And 
Moses made a ^serpent of brass, 
and set it upon the standard : and 
it came to pass, that if a serpent 
had bitten any man, when he 
looked unto the serpent of brass, 
he lived. 

10 "'And the children of Israel 
journeyed, and encamped in Oboth. 
1 1 And they journeyed from Oboth, 
and encamped at lye-abarim, in 
the wilderness which is before 
Moab, toward the sunrising. 12 
"From thence they journeyed, and 

1 Or, of the. spies ^ Heb. devote. 3 Heb. devoted. 
^ From the same root, as herem, a devoted 
thing. 5 Or, was impatient Heb. was shortened. 
6 Or, in 7 Or, vile 



"■ ch. 33. 40 ; 

Josh. 12. 

14 ; Judg. 

1. 16 
& ch. 14. 45 
" Dt. 2. 8 
<i ch. 14. 2, 3 
^ch. 11. 6 
/Dt. 8. 15 
'J Jer. 8. 17 
h 1 Cor. 10. 9 
i ch. 11. 2 
^ Is. 14. 29 ; 

30. 6 ; Jn. 

3. 14 
' 2 K. 18. 4 ; 

Jn. 3. 14, 

15 
'" ch. 33. 43, 

44 
" ch. 33. 45 



ver. 28 ; 
Dt. 2. 9, 18, 



^ ch. 33. 46- 
49 



2 Dt. 2. 
26-37 



ch. 20. 16, 
17 



« ch. 20. 21 



< Dt. 2. 32 



" Dt. 2. 37 



Am. 2. 10 



encamped in the valley of Zered. 
13 From thence they journeyed, 
and encamped on the other side of 
the Arnon, w^hich is in the wilder- 
ness, that Cometh out of the bor- 
der of the Amorites : for the Arnon 
is the border of Moab, between 
Moab and the Amorites. 1 4 Where- 
fore it is said in the book of the 
Wars of Jehovah, 

Vaheb '^in Suphah, 

And the valleys of the Arnon, 

15 And the slope of the valleys 
That inclineth toward the 

dwelling of "Ar, 
And leaneth upon the border 
of Moab. 

16 ^And from thence they jour- 
neyed to ^Beer: that is the well 
whereof Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Gather the people together, and I 
will give them water. 

17 Then saDg Israel this song : 
Spring up, O well; sing ye 

unto it : 
18 The well, which the princes 

digged. 
Which the nobles of the people 

delved, 
"With the sceptre, and with 

their staves. 
And from the wilderness they 
journeyed to Mattanah ; 1 9 and 
from Mattanah to Nahaliel ; and 
from Nahaliel to Bamoth ; 20 
and from Bamoth to the valley 
that is in the field of Moab, to 
the top of Pisgah, which looketh 
down upon "the desert. 

21 *And Israel sent messengers 
unto Sihon king of the Amorites, 
saying, 22 '"Let me pass through 
thy land : we will not turn aside 
into field, or into vineyard ; we 
will not drink of the water of the 
wells : we will go by the king's 
highway, until we have passed thy 
border. 23 'And Sihon would not 
suffer Israel to pass through his 
border : but Sihon gathered all 
his people together, and went out 
against Israel into the wilder- 
ness, and came to ' Jahaz ; and he 
fought against Israel. 24 And 
Israel smote him with the edge of 
the sword, and possessed his land 
from the Arnon unto the Jabbok, 
even unto the children of Ammon ; 
for the "border of the children of 
Ammon was strong. 25 And Is- 
rael took all these cities: and 
"Israel dwelt in all the cities of 

8 Or, in storm, ^ That is, A vjell. 

10 Or, By order of the law-giver ii Or, Jeshimon 



156 



21.26 



NUMBERS 



22.15 



Sihon and Og smitten. Balak sends lor Bala 



clie Amoiites, in Heshbon, and in 
all the 'towns thereof. 26 For 
Heslibon was the city of Sihon the 
king of the Amorites, who liad 
fouglit against the former king 
of yUrd\), and taken all his land 
out of his liand, even unto the 
Arnon. 27 Wherefore they that 
speak in proverbs sav, 

Come ye to Heshbon ; 

Let the city of Sihon be built 
and established : 

28 "For a Hre is gone out of 

Heshbon, 
A rtame from the city of 

Sihon : 
It hath devoured *Ar of 

Moab. 
The lords of "Hhe high places 

of the Arnon. 

29 '^Wocto thee, Moab! 

Thou art undone, O people of 
'' Chemosh : 

He hath given his -^sons as 
fugitives, 

And his ^daughters into cap- 
tivity. 

Unto Sihon king of the Amo- 
rites. 

30 We have shot at them ; Hesh- 

bon is perished even unto 

'' Dibon, 
And we have laid waste even 

unto Xophah, 
"Which reaclieth unto Medeba, 

31 Thus Israel dwelt in the land 
of the Amorites. 32 And Moses 
sent to spy out * Jazer ; and they 
took the towns thereof, and drove 
out the Amorites that were there. 

33 *And they turned and went 
up by the way of Bashan : and 
Og the king of Bashan went out 
against them, he and all his peo- 
ple, to battle at Edrei. 34 And 
.Jehovah said unto Moses, Fear 
him not : for I have delivered 
him into thy hand, and all his 
people, and nis land ; and thou 
shalt do to him as thou didst 
unto Sihon king of the Amorites, 
who dwelt «at Heshbon. 3-5 So 
the V smote him, and his sons and 
all his people, until there was none 
left him remaining : and they pos- 
sess(Ml his land. 1 ' And the chil- 
^^ dren of Israel journeyed, 
A^ ^ and encamped in the plains 
of Moab beyond the Jordan at 
Jericho. 

2 And Balak the son of Zippor 
saw all that Israel had done to 
the Amorites. 3 '" And Moab was 

» Heb. daughters. 2 Or, Bamoth 



" Jer. 48. 45 
t> ver. 15 
" ch. 22. 41 ; 

18.15.2; 

Hi. 12 
rf .J er. 48. 40 
' Judg. 11. 

24; iK. 11. 

33 ; 2 K. 23. 

13 
/Is. 15. 5 
'■' Is. 16. 2 
/i ch. 32. 3, 34 
' ch. 32. 1,'3, 

35 
fc Dt. 3. 1-7 
' ch. 33. 48, 

49 
"' Ex. 15. 15 



" ch. 25. IS- 
IS; 31. 1-3 
Josh. 24. 9 
P ch. 23. 7 ; 
Dt. 23. 4 

5 ver. 17 ; ch. 

23. 7, 8 

'■ ver. 12 ; ch. 

24. 9 



* ch. 23. 23 ; 
24. 1; 
Josh. 13. 

22 



« ch. 23. S ; 
24.9 



156 



sore afraid of the people, because 
they were many : and J\Ioab was 
distressed because of the children 
of Israel. 4 And Moab said unto 
the elders of "Midian, Now will 
■^ tliis multitude lick up all that is 
round about us, as the ox licketh 
up the grass of the field. And 
Balak the son of Zippor was king 
of Moab at that time. 5 "And 
he sent messengers unto Balaam 
the son of Beor, to^Pethor, which 
is by the River, to the land of the 
children of his people, to call him, 
saying, Behold, there is a people 
come out from Egypt: behold, 
they cover the ^ face of the earth., 
and they abide over against me. 
6 ^Corne now therefore, I pray 
thee, *■ curse me this people ; for 
they are too mighty for me : per- 
adventure I shall prevail, that we 
may smite them, and that I may 
drive them out of the land ; for I 
know that he whom thou blessest 
is blessed, and he whom thou 
cursest is cursed. 

7 And the elders of Moab and 
the elders of Midian departed 
with the rewards of * divination 
in their hand ; and thej^ came 
unto Balaam, and spake unto him 
the words of Balak. 8 And he 
said unto them, Lodge here this 
night, and I will bring you word 
again, as Jehovah shall speak 
unto me : and the princes of 
Moab abode with Balaam. 9 And 
God came unto Balaam, and said, 
What men are these with thee? 

10 And Balaam said unto God, 
Balak the son of Zippor, king of 
Moab, hath sent unto me, saying, 

11 Behold, the people that is come 
out of Egypt, it covereth the '^ face 
of the earth : now, come curse me 
them ; peradventure I shall be 
able to fight against them, and 
shall drive them out. 12 Ajid 
God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt 
not go with them ; ^ thou shalt not 
curse the people; for they are 
blessed. 13 And Balaam rose up 
in the morning, and said unto the 
princes of Balak, Get you into 
your land ; for Jehovah refuseth 
to give me leave to go with you. 
14 And the princes of Moab rose 
up, and they went unto Balak, 
and said, Balaam refuseth to come 
with us. 

15 And Balak sent yet again 
princes, more, and more honor- 

3 Heb. the assembly. * Heb. eye. 



22.16 



NUMBERS 



23.1 



Balaam and his Ass meet the Angel of Jehovah. The Angel's Message. Balak meets Balaam 



able than they. 16 And they 
came to Balaam, and said to him, 
Thus saith Balak the son of Zip- 
por. Let nothing, I pray thee, 
hinder thee from coming unto 
me : 1 7 for I will promote thee 
unto very great honor, and what- 
soever thou sayest unto me 1 will 
do : " come therefore, I pray thee, 
curse me this people. 18 And 
Balaam answered and said unto 
the servants of Balak, *If Balak 
would give me his house full of 
silver and gold, I cannot go be- 
yond the word of Jehovah my 
God, to do less or more. 19 Now 
therefore, I pray you, tarry ye also 
here this night, that I may know 
what Jehovah will speak unto 
me more. 20 And God came 
unto Balaam at night, and said 
unto him. If the men are come to 
call thee, rise up, go with them ; 
but " only the word which I speak 
unto thee, that shalt thou do. 

21 ''And Balaam rose up in the 
morning, and saddled his ass, and 
went with the princes of Moab. 
22 And God's anger was kindled" 
because he went ; and the angel of 
Jehovah placed himself in the way 
for an adversary against him. 
Now he was riding upon his ass, 
and his two servants were with 
him. 23 And the ass saw the 
angel of Jehovah standing in the 
way, with his sword drawn in his 
hand ; and the ass turned aside 
out of the way, and went into the 
field : and Balaam smote the ass, 
to turn her into the way. 24 Then 
the angel of Jehovah stood in a 
narrow path between the vine- 
yards, a wall being on this side, 
and a wall on that side. 25 And 
the ass saw the angel of Jehovah, 
and she thrust herself unto the 
wall, and crushed Balaam's foot 
against the wall : and he smote 
her again. 26 And the angel of 
Jehovah went further, and stood 
in a narrow place, where was no 
way to turn either to the right 
hand or to the left. 27 And the 
ass saw the angel of Jehovah, and 
she lay down under Balaam : and 
Balaam's anger was kindled, and he 
smote the ass with his staff. 28 And 
* Jehovah opened the mouth of the 
ass, and she said unto Balaam, 
What have I done unto thee, that 
thou liast smitten me these three 
times'? 29 And Balaam said unto 
the ass. Because thou hast mocked 



" ver. 6 

b ver. 38 ; 
ch. 24. 13 

"^ ver. 35 ; ch. 
23. 5, 12, 16, 
26 ; 24. 13 

d 2 Pet. 2. 16 

" 2 Pet. 2. 16 



/ Josh. 6. 13- 
15 



3 ch. 14. 40 



ft ver. 



fc ch. 21. 



' ch. 23. 13 



me : I would there were a sword in 
my hand, for now I had killed thee. 
30 And the ass said unto Balaam, 
Am not I thine ass, upon which 
thou hast ridden all thy life long 
unto this day '? was I ever wont to 
do so unto thee'? And he said, 
Nay. 

31 Then Jehovah opened the 
eyes of Balaam, and he saw -^the 
angel of Jehovah standing in 
the way, with his sword drawn 
in his hand; and he bowed his 
head, and fell on his face. 32 And 
the angel of Jehovah said unto 
him, Wherefore hast thou smitten 
thine ass these three times '? be- 
hold, I am come forth for an adver- 
sary, because thy way is ^ perverse 
before me : 33 and the ass saw me, 
and turned aside before me these 
three times : unless she had turned 
aside from me, surely now I had 
even slain thee, and saved her alive. 
34 And Balaam said unto the angel 
of Jehovah, ^ I have sinned ; for I 
knew not that thou stoodest in the 
way against me : now therefore, if 
it displease thee, I will get me back 
again. 35 And the angel of Jeho- 
vah said unto Balaam, Go with the 
men ; but ^ only the word that I 
shall speak unto thee, that thou 
shalt speak. So Balaam went with 
the princes of Balak. 

36 And when Balak heard that 
Balaam was come, he went out to 
meet him unto the City of Moab, 
which is on the border of the Ar- 
non, which is in the utmost part 
of the border. 37 And Balak said 
unto Balaam, Did I not earnestly 
send unto thee to call thee 1 where- 
fore cam est thou not unto me? am 
I not able indeed to promote thee 
to honor 1 38 And Balaam said 
unto Balak, Lo, I am come unto 
thee : ' have I now any power at 
all to speak anything"? the word 
that God putteth in my mouth, 
that shall I speak. 39 And Balaam 
went with Balak, and they came 
unto Kiriath-huzoth. 40 And Ba- 
lak sacrificed oxen and sheep, and 
sent to Balaam, and to the princes 
that were with him. 

41 And it came to pass in the 
morning, that Balak took Balaam, 
and brought him up into ^ " the high 
places of Baal; and he saw from 
thence the ' utmost part of the peo- 
r> Q pie. 1 And Balaam said unto 
^ O Balak, Build me here seven 

1 Heb. headlong. 2 Or, Bamoth-baal 



167 



23.2 



NUMBERS 



23.20 



ifailaain's First Propbcry. His .Second Prophecy 



altars, and prepare me here seven 
bullocks and seven rams. 2 And 
IJalak did as IJalaam liad spoken; 
and Balak and Balaam oil'ered on 
every altar a bullock and a ram. 
.'J And iialaani said unto Balak, 
fStand by thy burnt-oiiering, and 

I will ixo : peradventure Jehovah 
will come to meet me; and what- 
soever he showeth me I will tell 
thee. And he went to a bare 
heiifht. 4 And (Jod met Balaam : 
ana he said unto him, 1 have pre- 
pared the seven altars, and I have 
ottered up a bullock and a ram on 
every altar. 5 And Jehovah "put 
a word in Balaam's mouth, and 
said, Keturn unto Balak, and thus 
thou shalt speak. 6 And he re- 
turned unto him, and, lo, he was 
standing by his burnt-offering, he, 
and all the princes of Moab. 7 And 
he ''took up his parable, and said, 

From '^ Ai'am hath Balak brought 

me. 
The king of Moab from the 

mountains of the East : 
''Come, curse me Jacob, 
And come, ^ defy Israel. 

8 How shall I curse, " whom God 

hath not cursed 1 
And how shall I defy, whom 
Jehovah hath not defied'? 

9 For from the top of the rocks I 

see him, 
And from the hills I behold 

him : 
Lo, it is a people that-^dwelleth 

alone. 
And snail not be reckoned 

among the nations. 
10 "Who can count the dust of 

Jacob, 
'^ Or number the fourth part of 

Israel 1: 
Let ^me die the '^ death of the 

righteous, 
And let my ^last end be like 

his ! 

II And Balak said unto Balaam, 
What hast thou done unto me *? I 
took thee to curse mine enemies, 
and, behold, thou hast blessed them 
altogether. 12 And he answered 
and said, Must I not take heed to 
speak * that which Jehovah putteth 
in my mouth 1 

13 And Balak said unto him, 
Come, I pray thee, with me unto 
another place, from whence thou 
mayest see them; thou shalt see 
but the utmost part of them, and 

1 Heb. I>f vrnth against. 

2 Heb. Or, by number, the &c. 3 Heb. my soul. 



" ch. 22. 20, 

35; Dt. 18. 

18; Is. ol. 

16; Jer. 

1. 9 
6ch. 24. 3,15. 

20, 23 ; Job 

27. 1 ; 29. 1 ; 

Pa. 78. 2 ; 

Is. 14. 4 ; 

Mic. 2. 4 ; 

Hab. 2. 
« ch. 22. 6 ; 

Dt. 23. 4 
d ch. 22. 6 
« ch. 22. 12 
/ Ex. .33. 16 ; 

Dt. 32. 8 ; 

33. 28 
s'Gen. 13. 

16 ; 28. 14 
h Is. 57. 1 
i Ps. 37. 37 
fc ch. 22. 20 



I ch. 



"* 1 S. 1.5. 29; 

Mai. 3. 6; 

Rom. 11. 

29 ; Tit. 1. 

2 ; Heb. 6. 

18; Jas. 1. 

17 
"18.40.8; 

66. 11 



»Is. 


43. 13 


PPs 


32. 2, 5 


85. 


2 


9 Is. 


33. 24 ; 


40. 


2; Jer. 


60. 


20 


'•Ex 


. 29. 45, 


46, 


Lev. 26 


12, 


Zech. 


2. 





*Dt 


33. 5; 


Ps 


89. 15- 


18 




<ch 


24.8 


"cb 


22.7; 


24. 


l; 


Josh. IS. 


22 





"0611.49.9; 
Mic. 6. 8 



168 



shalt not see them all : and curse 
me them from thence. 14 And he 
took him into the field of Zophim, 
to the top of Pisgah, and built seven 
altars, and offered up a bullock and 
a ram on every altar. 15 And he 
said unto Balak, Stand here by thy 
burnt-ofiering, wdiile I meet Jeho- 
vah yonder. 1 6 And Jehovah met 
Balaam, and 'put a word in his 
mouth, and said. Return unto 
Balak, and thus shalt thou speak. 
17 And he came to him, and, lo, he 
was standing by his burnt-9ffering, 
and the princes of Moab with him. 
And Balak said unto him, What 
hath Jehovah spoken % 18 And he 
took up his parable, and said, 

Bise up, Balak, and hear ; 

Hearken unto me, thou son of 
Zippor : 

19 "*God is not a man, that he 

should lie, 
Neither the son of man, that he 

should repent : 
" Hath he said, and will he not 

doiti 
Or hath he spoken, and will he 

not make it good 1 

20 Behold, I have received com- 

inandTiient to bless : 
And he hath blessed, and "I 
cannot reverse it. 

21 ^ He hath not beheld iniquity in 

Jacob ; 
* Neither hath he seen ^ perverse- 

ness in Israel : 
'■Jehovah his God is with him, 
And the shout of a "king is 

among them. 

22 *God bringeth them forth out 

of Egypt ; 
He hath as it w^ere the ^ strength 
of the ^ wdld-ox. 

23 Surely there is no '^ enchant- 

ment '^ with Jacob ; 
Neither is there any divination 

' with Israel : 
® Now shall it be ^ said of Jacob 

and of Israel, 
What hath God wrought ! 

24 Behold, the people riseth up as 

a lioness. 

And as a " lion doth he lift him- 
self up : 

He shall not lie down until he 
eat of the prey. 

And drink the blood of the slain. 

25 And Balak said unto Balaam, 
Neither curse them at all, nor bless 
them at all. 26 But Balaam an- 

< Or, trouble 5 Or, horns 

I ^r. ox-antelope Heb. reem. 7 Or, againsi 

» Or, At the due season 

» Or, told to . . . what God hath wrought 



23.27 



KUMBERS 



24.19 



Balaam's Third Prophecy. His Fourth Prophecy 



swered and said unto Balak, Told 
not I thee, saying, " All that Jeho- 
vah speaketh, that I must dol 

27 And Balak said unto Balaam, 
Come now, I will take thee unto 
another place ; peradventure it 
will please God that thou mayest 
curse me them from thence. 28 And 
Balak took Balaam unto the top of 
Peor, that looketh down upon ^ the 
desert. 29 And Balaam said unto 
Balak, Build me here seven altars, 
and prepare me here seven bullocks 
and seven rams. 30 And Balak did 
as Balaam had said, and offered up 
a bullock and a ram on every altar. 
O/l 1 And when Balaam saw 
i-^T: that it pleased Jehovah to 
bless Israel, he went not, as at the 
other times, to meet with ^ enchant- 
ments, but he set his face toward 
the ''wilderness. 2 And Balaam 
lifted up his eyes, and he saw Is- 
rael dwelling according to their 
tribes ; and f the Spirit of God 
came upon him. 3 And he took 
up his parable, and said, 
* Balaam the son of Beor saith, 
And the man whose eye ^was 
closed saith ; 

4 He saith, who -^heareth the 

words of God, 
Who seeth the fi' vision of the 

Almighty, 
Falling down, and having his 

eyes open : 

5 How goodly are thy tents, O 

Jacob, 
Thy tabernacles, O Israel ! 

6 As valleys are they spread forth, 
As gardens by the river-side. 

As '^lign-aloes which Jehovah 

hath planted, 
As * cedar- trees beside the 

waters. 

7 Water shall flow from his 

buckets, 
And his seed shall be in many 

waters. 
And his king shall be higher 

than * Agag, 
And ^his kingdom shall be 

exalted. 

8 *" God bringeth him forth out of 

Egypt ; 
He hath as it were the strength 

of the wild-ox : 
He shall " eat up the nations his 

adversaries, 
And shall break their bones in 

pieces. 
And "smite them through with 

his arrows. 

1 Or, Jeshimou 2 Or, is opened 



" ch. 22. 18 
6 ch. 22. 7 ; 

23. 23 
" ch. 23. 28 
d ch. 11. 26 
« ver. 15, 16 
/ch. 22.20 
^ch. 12.6; 

Gen. 15. 1 
ft Ps. 45. 8 
' Ps. 1. 3 
fc ver. 20 ; 

1 S. 15. 8 
1 2 S. 6. 12 ; 

1 Chr. 14. 2 
"' ch. 23. 22 
" ch. 23. 24 ; 

Ps. 2. 9 
° Ps. 45. 6 



P ch. 23. 24 ; 

Gen. 40. 9 
s Gen. 12. 3 ; 

27. 29 



ch. 22. 18 



« ch. 16. 28 
t ch. 22. 20 

« ch. 31. 8. 
16; Josh. 

13. 22 



ver. 3, 4 



* Gen. 49. 10 



^2 8. 8. 2; 
1 Chr. 18. 2 



« Gen. 27. 

29; 2S. 8. 

14 ; Ps. 60. 

8 ; Am. 9. 

11, 12 
"■ Gen. 32. 3 
b Gen. 49. 

10; Mic. 

6. 2 



9 He ^' couched, he lay down as a 
lion. 

And as a lioness ; who shall rouse 
him up 1 

* Blessed be every one that bless- 
eth thee. 

And cursed be every one that 
curseth thee. 

10 And Balak's anger was kin- 
dled against Balaam, and he smote 
his hands together ; and Balak 
said unto Balaam, I called thee to 
curse mine enemies, and, behold, 
thou hast altogether blessed them 
these three times. 11 Therefore 
now flee thou to thy place : I 
thought to promote thee unto 
great honor ; but, lo, Jehovah 
hath kept thee back from honor. 
12 And Balaam said unto Balak, 
'spake I not also to thy messen- 
gers that thou sentest unto me, 
saying, 13 If Balak would give me 
his house full of silver and gold, I 
cannot go beyond the word of 
Jehovah, to do either good or bad 
* of mine own mind ; ' what Jeho- 
vah speaketh, that will I speaks 

14 And now, behold, "I go unto 
my people : come, and I will adver- 
tise thee what this people shall do 
to thy people in the latter days. 

15 And he took up his parable, 
and said, 

" Balaam the son of Beor saith, 
And the man whose eye ^was 
closed saith ; 

16 He saith, who heareth the 

words of God, 
And knoweth the knowledge of 

the Most High, 
Who seeth the vision of the 

Almighty, 
Falling down, and having his 

eyes open : 

17 I see him, but not now ; 

I behold him, but not nigh : 
There shall come forth a star 

out of Jacob, 
And a ^ sceptre shall rise out of 

And shall ^ smite through the 

corners of Moab, 
And break down all the sons 

^of tumult. 

1 8 And ^ Edom shall be a possession , 
«Seiralso shall be a possession, 

who were his enemies ; 
While Israel doeth valiantly. 

19 And ^out of_ Jacob shall one 

have dominion. 
And shall destroy the remnant 
from the city. 

8 Or, o/Sheth 



169 



24. 20 NUMBERS 

Balaaiu-s Fourth rrophery. The Sin of Poor and the Zeal of Phinehas. The People numhered 



26.4 



20 And he looked on Anialek, and 
took up his parable, antl said, 

Amalek was the tirst of the 

nations; 
But his latter end shall '»come 
to destruction. 
•2\ And he looked on the * Kenite, 
and took up his parable, and said, 
Strong is thy dwelling-place. 
And tliy nest is set in tne rock. 
•22 Nevertheless ^ Kain shall be 
wasted. 
'^ Until " Asshur shall carry thee 
away captive. 

23 And he took up his parable, 
and said, 

Alas, who shall live when Uod 
=*doeththis1 

24 But ships shall come from the 

coast of '^ Kittim, 
And they shall afflict Asshur, 

and shall afflict " Eber ; 
And he also shall -^come to 

destruction. 

25 And Balaam rose up, and went 
and returned to ^ his place ; and 
Balak also went his way. 

4 ") ^ And Israel abode in 
w O '■ Shittim ; and the people 
began ' to play the harlot with the 
daughters of Moab : 2 for ^ they 
called the people unto the sacri- 
fices of their gods ; and the people 
did eat, and bowed down to their 
gods. 3 And 'Israel ^joined him- 
self unto ^ Baal-peor : and the 
anger of Jehovah was kindled 
against Israel. 4 And Jehovah 
said unto Moses, Take all the 
chiefs of the people, and hang 
them up unto Jehovah before the 
sun, that the fierce anger of Jeho- 
vah may turn away from Israel. 
5 And Moses said unto the judges 
of Israel, Slay ye every one his 
men that have joined themselves 
unto Baal-peor. 

6 And, behold, one of the chil- 
dren of Israel came and brought 
unto his brethren a '" Midianitish 
woman in the sight of Moses, and 
in the sight of all the congre- 
gation of the children of Israel, 
while thev were weeping at the 
door of the tent of meeting. 7 
"And when Phinehas, the son of 
Eleazar, the son of Aaron the 
priest, saw it, he rose up from 
the midst of the congregation, 
and took a spear in his hand ; 
8 and he went after the man of 

1 Or, the Kenites 2 Or, Hoir long f Asshur &c 
3 Or, estfihlisheth him * Or, yoked 

* Or, the Baal of Feor See ch. 23. 28. 



° ver. 24 ; 

Ex. 17. 14; 

1 S. 15. 8 
b Gen. 15. 19 
<= Gen. 10. 21, 

22 
d Gen. 10. 4 ; 

Ezek. 27. 6 
' Gen. 10. 21 
/ver. 20 
y ver. 14 
h ch. 33. 49 ; 

Josh. 2. 1 
i ch. 31. 16 ; 

1 Cor. 10. 

8 ; Rev. 2. 

14 
k Ex. 34. 15 ; 

Dt. 32. 38 
' Ps. 106. 28, 

29 ; Hos. 9. 

10 
"^ ch. 22. 4 
" ch. 16. 46- 

48; Ps. 106. 



ch. 14. 37 ; 

16. 48-50 ; 

31. 16 
P Ps. 106. 31 
9 Is. 54. 10 ; 

Ezek. 34. 

25; 37. 26 
" Ex. 29. 9 
* ch. 16. 46 



< ver. 18 
" ch. 31. 8 



" ver. 1 ; ch. 
31. 1-3 



* ch. 25. 9 



J/ch. 1. 2; 
Ex. 30. 11- 
16 ; 38. 25, 



160 



Israel into the ^pavilion, and 
thrust both of them through, the 
man of Israel, and the woman 
through her body. 80 the plague 
was stayed from the children of 
Israel. 9 " And those that died by 
the plague were twenty and four 
thousand. 

10 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 11 Phinehas, the 
son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron 
the priest, hath turned my wrath 
away from the children of Israel, 
in that he was jealous with my 
jealousy among them, so that I 
consumed not the children of Israel 
in my jealousy. 12 Wherefore say, 
^Behold, I give unto him my *cove- 
nant of peace : 1 3 and it shall be 
unto him, and to his seed after 
him, the covenant of an *■ everlast- 
ing priesthood ; because he was 
jealous for his God, and 'made 
atonement for the children of 
Israel. 

14 Now the name of the man 
of Israel that was slain, who w^as 
slain with the Midianitish woman, 
was Zimri, the son of Salu, a prince 
of a fathers' house among the 
Simeonites. 15 And the name of 
the Midianitish woman that was 
slain was ' Cozbi, the daughter of 
" Zur ; he was head of the people 
of a fathers' house in Midian. 

16 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 17 ''Vex the Mid- 
ianites, and smite them; 18 for 
they vex you with their wiles, 
wherewith they have beguiled you 
in the matter of Peor, and in the 
matter of Cozbi, the daughter of 
the prince of JNIidian, their sister, 
who was slain on the day of the 
plague in the matter of Peor. 
/^ And it came to pass after 
^\J the "" plague, that Jehovah 
spake unto Moses and unto Eleazar 
the son of Aaron the priest, saying, 
2 ^ Take the sum of all the congre- 
gation of the children of Israel, 
from twenty j^ears old and upward, 
by their fathers' houses, all that 
are able to go forth to Avar in 
Israel. 3 And Moses and Eleazar 
the priest spake with them in the 
plains of Moab by the Jordan at 
Jericho, saying, 4 Take the smn of 
the people, from twenty years old 
and upward ; as Jehovah com- 
manded Moses and the children of 
Israel, that came forth out of the 
land of Egypt. 

6 Or, alcove 



26.5 



NUMBEES 



26.37 



Th« People are numbered 



5 Reuben, the first-born of 
Israel ; the sons of lleuben : of 
Hanoch, the family of tlie Ha- 
nochites ; of Pallu, the family of 
the Palluites ; 6 of Hezron, the 
family of the Hezronites; of 
Carmi, the family of the Carmites. 
7 These are the families of the 
Reiibenites ; and they that were 
numbered of them were "forty and 
three thousand a'nd seven hundred 
and thirty. 8 And the sons of 
Pallu : Eliab. 9 And the sons of 
Eliab : Nemuel, and Dathan, and 
Abiram. These are that Dathan 
and Abiram, who were ^called 
of the congregation, who strove 
against Moses and against Aaron 
in the company of Korah, when 
they strove against Jehovah, 10 
and " the earth opened its mouth, 
and swallowed them up together 
with Korah, when that company 
died ; '^ what time the fire devoured 
two hundred and fifty men, and 
they became a sign. 11 ^ Notwith- 
standing, the sons of Korah died 
not. 

12 The sons of Simeon after 
their families : of ^ Nemuel, the 
family of the Nemuelites ; of Ja- 
min, the family of the Jaminites ; 
of '^Jachin, the family of the Ja- 
chinites; 13 of ^Zerah, the family 
of the Zerahites ; of Shaul, the 
family of the Shaulites. 14 These 
are the families of the Simeonites, 
■''twenty and two thousand and 
two hundred. 

15 The sons of Gad after their 
families : of '^ Zephon, the family 
of the Zephonites ; of Haggi, the 
family of the Haggites ; of Shuni, 
the family of the Shunites ; 16 of 
^ Ozni, the family of the Oznites ; 
of Eri, the family of the Erites ; 
17 of •^Arod, the family -of the 
Arodites ; of Areli, the family of 
the Arelites. 18 These are the 
families of the sons of Gad accord- 
ing to those that were numbered 
of them, ^ forty thousand and five 
hundred. 

19 The sons of Judah : Er and 
Onan ; and Er and Onan died in 
the land of Canaan. 20 And the 
sons of Judah after their families 
were : of Shelah, the family of the 
Shelanites ; of Perez, the family of 

1 In Gen. 46. 10, Ex. 6. 15, Jemuel. 

2 In 1 Chr. 4. 24, Jarib. 

3 In Cien. 46. 10, Zohar. 

4 In Gen. 46. 16, Ziphion. 

5 In Gen. 46. 16, Ezbon. 

6 In Gen. 46. 16, Arodi. 

11 



■ ch. 1. 21 
> ch. 1. 16 ; 

16. 2 
' ch. 16. 32 
' ch. 16. 35, 

38 
' ch. 16. 27, 

33 ; Dt. 24. 

16 
^ch. 1. 23 
' ch. 1. 25 



ch. 1. 27 



ch. 1. 



k ch. 1. 31 



' ch. 27. 1 



"" ch. 1. 35 



the Perezites ; of Zerah, the family 
of the Zerahites. 2 1 And the sons 
of Perez were: of Hezron, the 
family of the Hezronites ; of Hamul, 
the family of the Hamulites. 22 
These are the families of Judah 
according to those that were num- 
bered of them, '* thi'eescore and six- 
teen thousand and five hundred. 

23 The sons of Issachar after 
their families : of Tola, the family 
of the Tolaites ; or Puvah, the family 
of the Punites ; 24 of ^ Jashub, the 
family of the Jashubites ; of Shim- 
ron, the family of the Shimronites. 
25 These are the families of Issa- 
char according to those that were 
numbered of them, 'threescore and 
four thousand and three hundred. 

26 The sons of Zebulun after 
their families : of Sered, the family 
of the Seredites ; of Elon, the family 
of the Elonites ; of Jahleel, the 
family of the Jahleelites. 27 These 
are the families of the Zebulunites 
according to those that were num- 
bered of them, ^threescore thousand 
and five hundred. 

28 The sons of Joseph after their 
families : Manasseh and Ephraim. 
29 The sons of ]\lanasseh : of Ma- 
chir, the family of the Machirites ; 
and Machir begat Gilead : of Gilead, 
the family of the Gileadites. 30 
These are the sons of Gilead : of 
^ lezer, the family of the lezerites ; 
of Helek, the family of the Hele- 
kites ; 31 and of Asriel, the family 
of the Asrielites ; and of Shechem, 
the family of the Shechemites ; 32 
and of Snemida, the family of the 
Shemidaites ; and of Hepher, the 
family of the Hepherites. 33 And 
Zelophehad the son of Hepher had 
no sons, but daughters : and ^ the 
names of the daughters of Zelophe- 
had were Mahlah, and Noah, Hog- 
lah, Milcah, and Tirzah. 34 These 
are the families of Manasseh ; and 
they that were numbered of them 
were "" fifty and two thousand and 
seven hundred. 

35 These are the sons of Ephraim 
after their families : of Shuthelah, 
the family of the Shuthelahites ; of 
^Becher, the family of the Beche- 
rites ; of Tahan, the family of the 
Tahanites. 36 And these are the 
sons of Shuthelah : of Eran, the fam- 
ily of the Eranites. 37 These are 
the families of the sons of Ephraim 



T In Gen. 46. 13, lob. „ ^ , 

8 In Josh. 17. 2, Abiezer. See Judg. 6. 11, 24, 34. 

9 In 1 Chr. 7. 20, Bered. 



161 



26. o8 



NUMBERS 



27.1 



The People are nnmhcred 



according,' to those that were num- 
bered of them, "thirty and two 
thousand and tive hundred. These 
are the sons of Joseph after their 
families. 

.SS 'J'lie sons of Benjamin after 
their famiUes : of Behi, the family 
of the Jiehiites ; of Ashbel. the fam- 
ily of the AshbeHtes; of ^Ahiram, 
the family of tlie Ahiramites ; 39 of 
-Sht'phupham, tiie family of the 
Shuphamiles : of Hupham, the 
family of the Iluphamites. 40 And 
the sons of Bela were ^Ard and 
Xaaman : of Ard, the family of the 
Anhtes ; of Naaman, the family of 
the Xaamites. 41 These are the 
sons of Benjamin after their fami- 
lies ; and they that were numbered 
of tinMu were ''forty and five thou- 
sand and six hundred. 

42 These are the sons of Dan 
after their families: of "^Shuham, 
the family of the Shuhamites. 
These are the families of Dan after 
their families. 43 All the families 
of the Shuhamites, according to 
those that were numbered of them, 
were '' threescore and four thousand 
and four hundred. 

44 The sons of Asher after their 
families; of Imnah, the family of 
the [mnites ; of Ishvi, the family of 
the Ishvites ; of Beriah, the family 
of the J^eriites. 45 Of the sons of 
Beriah : of Heber, the family of the 
Heberites ; of ^lalchiel, the family 
of the Malchielites. 46 And the 
name of the daughter of Asher was 
Serah. 47 These are the families 
of the sons of Asher according to 
those that were numbered of them, 
•* fifty and three thousand and four 
hundred. 

48 The sons of Naphtali after 
their families : of Jahzeel, the fam- 
ily of the Jahzeelites ; of Guni, the 
family of the Gunites ; 49 of Jezer, 
the family of the Jezerites ; of 
Shillem, the family of the Shillem- 
ites. oO These are the families of 
Naphtali according to their fami- 
lies ; and they that were numbered 
of them were " forty and five thou- 
sand and four hundred. 

5 1 These are they that were num- 
bered of the children of Israel, -^six 
hundred thousand and a thousand 
seven hundred and thirty. 

52 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saymg, 53 Unto these the 

i t" n^"^- ^!- 21' B' ; 1" 1 ^Jir- 8- 1- Aharah. 
: 40 '^^en. 46. 21, Muvpim, and Huppim 
I In 1 Chr. 8. 3, Addar. 
* In Gen. 46. 23, Hushim. 



" ch. 1. 33 
«» ch. 1. 37 
" ch. 1. 39 
d ch. 1. 41 
" ch. 1. 43 
/ Ex. 12. 37 ; 

38. 26 ; 

Num. 1. 

46; 11. 21 



^ ch. 33. 54 
/» ch. 33. 54 ; 
34. 13 



i Ex. 6. 20 



k ch. 3. 2 



I ch. 3. 4 ; 
Lev. 10. 
1. 2 



"' ch. 3. 39 
" ch. 1. 47 



ch. IS. 23, 
24 



P ch. 14. 29- 
35; Dt. 2. 
14-lG; 
Heb. 3. 17 



3 ch. 26. 
36. 1 



162 



land shall be divided for an inher- 
itance according to the number of 
names. 54 ^To the more thou 
shalt give the more inheritance, 
and to the fewer thou shalt give 
the less inheritance : to every one 
according to those that were num- 
bered of him shall his inheritance 
be given. 55 Notwithstanding, the 
land shall be ''divided by lot: ac- 
cording to the names of the tribes 
of their fathers they shall inherit. 
56 According to the lot shall their 
inheritance be divided between the 
more and the fewer. 

57 And these are they that were 
numbered of the Levites after their 
families : of Gershon, the family of 
the Gershonites ; of Kohath, the 
family of the Kohathites; of Me- 
rari, the family of the Merarites. 

58 These are the families of Levi : 
the family of the Libnites, the fam- 
ily of the Hebronites, the family 
of the Mahlites, the family of the 
Mushites, the family of the Korah- 
ites. * And Kohath begat Amram. 

59 And the name of Amram's wife 
was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, 
who was born to Levi in Egypt : 
and she bare unto Amram Aaron 
and Moses, and Miriam their sister. 

60 *And unto Aaron were born 
Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and 
Ithamar. 61 'And Nadab and 
Abihu died, when they offered 
strange fire before Jehovah. 62 
And they that were numbered of 
them were '" twenty and three thou- 
sand, every male from a month old 
and upward : for " they were not 
numbered among the children of 
Israel, " because there was no inher- 
itance given them among the chil- 
dren of Israel. 

63 These are they that were num- 
bered by Moses and Eleazar the 
priest, who numbered the children 
of Israel in the plains of Moab by 
the Jordan at Jericho. 64 ^'But 
among these there was not a man 
of them that were numbered by 
jMoses and Aaron the priest, who 
numbered the children of Israel in 
the wilderness of Sinai. 65 For 
Jehovah had said of them. They 
shall surely .di& in the wilderness. 
And there was not left a man of 
them, save Caleb the son of Jephun- 
neh, and Joshua the son of Nun. 
r> ^7 Then drew near * the 
^ I daughters of Zelophehad, 
the son of Hepher, the son of 
Gilead, the son of Machir, the son 



27.2 



NUMBERS 



28.7 



Zelopheliad's DaugLters. Moses warned of his Death. Joshua to Ite his Suceessor. The Continual Burnt-offering 



of Manasseh, of the families of 
Manasseh the son of Joseph ; and 
these are " the names of his daugh- 
ters : Mahlah, Noah, and Hoglah, 
and Milcah, and Tirzah. 2 And 
they stood before Moses, and be- 
fore Eleazar the priest, and before 
the princes and all the congrega- 
tion, at the door of the tent of meet- 
ing, saying, 3 Our father died in the 
wilderness, and he was not among 
the company of them that gathered 
themselves together against Jeho- 
vah in the company of Korah : but 
*he died in his own sin; and ""he 
had no sons. 4 Why should the 
name of our father be taken away 
from among his family, because he 
had no son? Give unto us a pos- 
session among the brethren of our 
father. 5 '^And Moses brought 
their cause before Jehovah. 

6 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, 
saying, 7 ^The daughters of Zelo- 
phehad speak right : thou shalt 
surely give them a possession of 
an inheritance among their father's 
brethren ; and thou shalt cause the 
inheritance of their father to pass 
unto them. 8 And thou shalt 
speak unto the children of Israel, 
saying, If a man die, and have no 
son, then ye shall cause his inher- 
itance to pass unto his daughter. 
9 And if he have no daughter, then 
ye shall give his inheritance unto 
his brethren. 10 And if he have 
no brethren, then ye shall give his 
inheritance unto his father's breth- 
ren. 1 1 And if his father have no 
brethren, then ye shall give his 
inheritance unto his kinsman that 
is next to him of his family, and he 
shall possess it : and it shall be 
unto the children of Israel a ^ stat- 
ute and ordinance, as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 

12 -^And Jehovah said unto 
Moses, Get thee up into this ^ moun- 
tain of Abarim, and behold the 
land which I have given unto the 
children of Israel, 13 And when 
thou hast seen it, thou also ^ shalt 
be gathered unto thy people, as 
Aaron thy brother was gathered ; 
14 because 'ye rebelled against my 
word in the wilderness of Zin, in 
the strife of the congregation, to 
sanctify me at the waters before 
their eyes. (These are the waters 
of Meribah of Kadesh in the wilder- 
ness of Zin.) 

15 And Moses spake unto Jeho- 

1 Heb. statute of judgment. 



°ch. 


26 


33 


bch 


26 


64, 


65 






"ch. 


26. 


33 


rf vei 


. 21 


• 


ch. 


9. 


B 


«ch. 


36. 


2; 


Josh. 


17. 4 


/Dt 


32 


48- 


52 






^ch. 


33. 


47, 


48 






hch. 


31. 


2 


i ch. 


20. 


12 


fcch. 


16. 


22 


'ch. 


11. 


26- 


29; 


Dt. 


34. 


9 




'^veI 


. 23 




«Dt 


3. 


28; 


■31. 


3,7 


.8, 


23 







^ Lev. 3. 11 



1 Ex. 29. 38- 

42 



vah, saying, 16 /'^Let Jehovah, the 
God of the spirits of all flesh, ap- 
point a man over the congregation, 

17 who may go out before them, 
and who may come in before them, 
and who may lead them out, ana 
who may bring them in ; that the 
congregation of Jehovah be not as 
sheep which have no shepherd. 

18 And Jehovah said unto Moses, 
Take thee Joshua the son of Nun, 
a man ^ in whom is the Spirit, and 
"' lay thy hand upon him ; 1 9 and 
set him before Eleazar the priest, 
and before all the congregation ; 
and "give him a charge in their 
sight. 20 And thou shalt put of 
thine honor upon him, that all the 
congregation of the children of 
Israel may obey^ 21 And he shall 
stand before Eleazar the priest, 
who shall inquire for him " by the 
judgment of the Urim before Jeho- 
vah : at his word shall they go out, 
and at his word they shall come 
in, both he, and all the children of 
Israel with him. even all the con- 
gregation. 22 And Moses did as 
Jehovah commanded him ; and he 
took Joshua, and set him before 
Eleazar the priest, and before all 
the congregation : 23 and he laid 
his hands upon him, and gave him 
a charge, as Jehovah spake bj'' 
Moses. 

r> O And Jehovah spake unto 
w O Moses, saying, 2 Command 
the children of Israel, and say 
unto them. My oblation, my '•^^'food 
for my offerings made by fire, of a 
sweet savor unto me, shall ye ob- 
serve to offer unto me in their due 
season. 3 *And thou shalt say 
unto them, This is the offering 
made by fire which ye shall offer 
unto Jehovah : he-lambs a year 
old without blemish, two day by 
day, for a continual burnt-offering. 
4 The one lamb shalt thou offer in 
the morning, and the other lamb 
shalt thou offer ^at even; 5 and 
the tenth part of an ephah of fine 
flour for a meal-offering, mingled 
with the fourth part of a hin of 
beaten oil. 6 It is a continual 
burnt-offering, which was or- 
dained in mount Sinai for a 
sweet savor, an offering made by 
fire unto Jehovah. 7 And the 
drink-offering thereof shall be 
the fourth part of a hin for the 
one lamb : in the holy place shalt 
thou pour out a drink-offering of 

2 Heb. bread. 3 Heb. between the two evenings. 



168 



28.8 



OflVriiiirs on 



NUMBERS 

the Sa).l.iitli: the Hvw iMooiis; at the Fussover; the Feast of Weeks; the Feast of Trumpets 



29.6 



strong drink unto Jehovah. 8 And 
the othei- lamb shalt thou otter at 
even : as tlie nieal-otlenng of the 
morning, and as the (hink-ofienng 
thereof, tliou shalt olier it, an otter- 
ing made l)y iire, of a sweet savor 
unto Jehovali. , , , i 

9 And on the sabbath day two 
lie-himbs a year old without 
blemish, and two tenth parts o/ 
(t)i ephdh of hne tlour for a ineal- 
otlering, mingled with oil, and the 
drink-otreiing thereof: 10 this is 
the burnt oiiering of every sab- 
bath, besides the "continual burnt- 
otterin^^ and the drink-offering 
thereof. , , . . „ 

11 And Mn the beginnings ot 
your months ye shall offer a burnt- 
oflering unto Jehovah : two young 
bullocks, and one ram, seven he- 
lambs a year old without blemish ; 
1*2 '■and' three tenth parts of an 
ephah of fine flour for a meal-offer- 
ing, mingled with oil, for each bul- 
lock ; and two tenth parts of fine 
flour for a meal-offering, mingled 
with oil, for the one ram; 13 and 
a tenth part of fine flour mingled 
with oil for a meal-offering unto 
every lamb; for a burnt-offering 
of a sweet savor, an offering made 
by fire unto Jehovah, 14 And 
their drink-offerings shall be half 
a hill of wine for a bullock, and 
the third part of a hin for the 
ram, and the fourth part of a 
hin for a lamb : this is the burnt- 
ofiering of every month through- 
out the months of the year. 15 
And one he-goat for a sin-offering 
unto Jehovah ; it shall be offered 



besides tht 



itinual burnt-offei 



ing, and the drink-offering thereof. 
16 ''And in the first month, on 
the fourteenth day of the month, 
is Jehovah's passover. 17 And on 
the fifteenth day of this month 
shall be a feast : seven days shall 
unleavened bread be eaten. IS In 
the first day shall be a holy convo- 
cation : ye shall do no servile work ; 
19 but ye shall offer an offering 
made by fire, a burnt-offering unto 
Jehovah : two young bullocks, and 
one ram, and seven he-lambs a 
year old ; they shall be unto you 
without blemish ; "20 and their 
meal-offering, fine flour mingled 
with oil : three tenth parts shall 
ye offer for a bullock, and tAvo 
tenth parts for the ram ; 2 1 a 
tenth part shalt thou offer for 
every lamb of the seven lambs ; 



" ver. 3 
«- ch. 10. 10 ; 
Ezek. 40. 

^ C^. 15. 4-12 

'' ver. 3 

<" Ex. 12. 14- 

20; Lev. 

23. 0-8 ; 

Dt. 10. 

1-8 


/ ver. 3 
'J Lev. 3. 11 
h ver. 3 


ever 


18 


fcEx. 23. 16; 
34. 22 ; Lev. 
23. 15-21 ; 
Dt. 16. 9- 
12 


'ver 


18 


"ver 


3 


" Ex. 23. 16 ; 
34. 22 ; Lev. 

23. 23-25 


'"ch. 


28.26 


»' ch. 


28. 27 


«ch 


28. 3 



22 and one he-goat for a sin- 
ofiering, to make atonement for 
you. 23 Ye shall offer these be- 
sides -^the burnt-offering of the 
morning, which is for a contin- 
ual burnt-offering. 24 After this 
manner ye shall offer daily, for 
seven days, ^the ^food of the 
offering made by fire, of a sweet 
savor unto Jehovali : it shall be 
offered besides the ''continual 
burnt-offering, and the drink- 
offering thereof. 25 And on the 
seventh day ye shall have a holy 
convocation ; ' ye shall do no ser- 
vile work. 

26 Also in * the day of the first- 
fruits, v/hen ye offer a new meal- 
offering unto Jehovah in your 
feast of weeks, ye shall have a 
holy convocation ; ' ye shall do 
no servile work ; 27 but ye shall 
offer a burnt-offering for a sweet 
savor unto Jehovah : two young 
bullocks, one ram, seven he-lambs 
a year old ; 28 and their meal- 
offering, fine flour mingled with 
oil, three tenth parts for each 
bullock, two tenth parts for the 
one ram, 29 a tenth part for every 
lamb of the seven lambs ; 30 one 
he-goat, to make atonement for 
you. 31 '"Besides the continual 
burnt-offering, and the meal-offer- 
ing thereof, ye shall offer them 
(they shall be nnto you without 
blemish), and their drink-offerings. 
r>Q And "in the seventh 
w \j month, on the first day of 
the month, ye shall have a holy 
convocation ; "ye shall do no ser- 
vile work : it is a day of blowing 
of trumpets unto you. 2 And ye 
shall offer a burnt-offering for a 
sweet savor unto .TehoAah : one 
young bullock, one ram, seven 
he-lambs a year old without 
blemish ; 3 and their meal-offer- 
ing, fine flour mingled with oil, 
three tenth parts for the bullock, 
two tenth parts for the ram, 4 and 
one tenth part for every lamb ot 
the seven lambs ; 5 and one he- 
goat for a sin-offering, to make 
atonement for you ; 6 ^ besides the 
burnt-offering of the new moon, 
and the rneal-offering thereof, and 
the * continual burnt-offering and 
the meal-offering thereof, and their 
drink-offerings, according unto 
their ordinance, for a sweet savor, 
an offering made by fire unto Je- 
hovah. 

1 Heb. bread. 



164 



I 



29.7 



NUMBERS 

Offerings on the Day of Atonement; at tlie Feast of Tabernacles 



29.38 



7 And on "the tenth day of 
this seventh month ye shall have 
a holy convocation ; and ye shall 
afflict your souls : ye shall do no 
manner of work ; 8 but ye shall 
oifer a burnt-offering unto Jeho- 
vah for a sweet savor : one young 
bullock, one ram, seven he-lambs 
a year old ; they shall be unto 
you without blemish ; 9 and their 
meal-offering, fine flour mingled 
with oil, three tenth parts for the 
bullock, two tenth parts for the 
one ram, 10 a tenth part for every 
Iamb of the seven lambs : 11 
one he-goat for a sin-offering ; 
besides the sin-offering of atone- 
ment, and *the continual burnt- 
offering, and the meal-offering 
thereof, and their drink-offerings. 

12 And on "the fifteenth day of 
the seventh month ye shall have a 
holy convocation ; ye '' shall do no 
servile work, and ye shall keep a 
feast unto Jehovah seven days : 
13 and ye shall offer a burnt-offer- 
ing, an offering made by fire, of a 
sweet savor unto Jehovah ; thir- 
teen young bullocks, two rams, 
fourteen he-lambs a year old ; they 
shall be without blemish ; 1 4 and 
their meal-offering, fine flour min- 
gled with oil, three tenth parts for 
every bullock of the thirteen bul- 
locks, two tenth parts for each ram 
of the two rams, 15 and a tenth 
part for every lamb of the fourteen 
lambs ; 1 6 and one he-goat for a 
sin-offering ; * besides the continual 
burnt-offering, the meal-offering 
thereof, and the drink-offering 
thereof. 

17 And on ^the second day ye 
shall offer twelve young bullocks, 
two rams, fourteen he-lambs a year 
old without blemish ; 1 8 and their 
meal-offering and their drink-ofier- 
ings for the bullocks, for the rams, 
and for the la.mbs, according to 
their number, after the ordinance ; 
19 and one he-goat for a sin-offer- 
ing ; ^ besides the continual burnt- 
offering, and the meal-offering 
thereof, and their drink-offerings. 

20 And on the third day eleven 
bullocks, two rams, fourteen he- 
lambs a year old without blemish ; 
2 1 and their meal-offering and their 
drink-offerings for the bullocks, for 
the rams, and for the lambs, accord- 
ing to their number, after the ordi- 
nance ; 22 and one he-goat for a 
sin-off*ering ; beside the continual 
burnt-offering, and the meal-offer- 



• Lev. 16. 

29-34; 23. 
26-32 



ch. 



" Lev. 23. 

33-35 



rf ver. 1 



* ver. 11 



/Lev. 23. 36 



h Lev. 23. 



ing thereof, and the drink-offering 
thereof. 

23 And on the fourth day ten 
bullocks, two rams, fourteen he- 
lambs a year old without blemish ; 
24 their meal-offering and their 
drink-offerings for the bullocks, for 
the rams, and for the lambs, accord- 
ing to their number, after the 
ordinance; 25 and one he-goat 
for a sin-offering; besides the 
continual burnt-ofiering, the meal- 
offering thereof, and the drink- 
offering thereof. 

26 And on the fifth day nine 
bullocks, two rams, fourteen he- 
lambs a year old without blemish ; 
27 and their meal-offering and their 
drink-offerings for the bullocks, for 
the rams, and for the lambs, accord- 
ing to their number, after the ordi- 
nance ; 28 and one he-goat for a 
sin-offering; besides the continual 
burnt-offering, and the meal-offer- 
ing thereof, and the drink-offering 
thereof. 

29 And on the sixth day eight 
bullocks, two rams, fourteen he- 
lambs a year old without blemish ; 
30 and their meal-offering and their 
drink-offerings for the bullocks, for 
the rams, and for the lambs, ac- 
cording to their number, after the 
ordinance; 31 and one he-goat for 
a sin-offering ; besides the contin- 
ual burnt-offering, the meal-offer- 
ing thereof, and the drink-offerings 
thereof. 

32 And on the seventh day seven 
bullocks, two rams, fourteen he- 
lambs a year old without blemish ; 
33 and their meal-offering and their 
drink-offerings for the bullocks, for 
the rams, and for the lambs, accord- 
ing to their number, after the ordi- 
nance ; 34 and one he-goat for a 
sin-offering,* besides the contin- 
ual burnt-offering, the meal-oflei- 
ing thereof, and tne drink-offerinf; 
thereof. 

35 ''On the eighth da^/ ye shall 
have a solemn assembly : ye shall 
do no servile work ; 36 but ye 
shall offer a burnt-offering, an offer- 
ing made by fire, of a sweet savor 
unto Jehovah : one bullock, one 
ram, seven he-lambs a year old 
without blemish ; 37 _ their meal- 
offering and their drink-offerings 
for the bullock, for the ram, and 
for the lambs, shall be according to 
their number, after the ordinance : 
38 and one he-goat for a sin-offer- 
ing ; besides the continual burnt- 



165 



29.39 



NUMBERS 



31.9 



Law fomcrning Vows. Slaughter of the Midlanites 



offerin)^, and the moal-offering 
tliereof, and the drink-offering 
thereof. 

39 These ye shall ofier unto 
Jehovah in your "set feasts, be- 
sides your vows, and your freewill- 
ollerings, for your burnt-offerings, 
and for your meal-offerings, and tor 
your drink-offerings and for your 
peace-oHerings. * 40 And Moses 
told tlie children of Israel accord- 
ing to all that Jehovah com- 
manded Moses. 

O / \ And Moses spake unto the 
Ov/ heads of the tribes of the 
children of Israel, saying, This is 
tlie thing which Jehovah hath com- 
manded. 2 " When a man voweth 
a vow unto Jehovah, or sweareth 
an oath to bind his soul with a 
bond, he shall not ^ break his word ; 
he shall do according to all that 
proceedeth out of his mouth. 3 Also 
when a woman voweth a vow unto 
Jehovah, and bindeth herself by a 
bond, being in her father's house, 
in her youth, 4 and ber father 
heareth her vow, and her bond 
wherewith she hath bound her soul, 
and her father holdeth his peace at 
her ; then all her vows shall stand, 
and every bond wherewith she hath 
bound her soul shall stand. 5 But 
if her father disallow her in the day 
that he heareth, none of her vows, 
or of her bonds wherewith she hath 
bound her soul, shall stand : and 
Jehovah will forgive her, because 
hfer father disallowed her. 

6 And if she be married to a hus- 
band, while her vows are upon her, 
or the rash utterance of her lips, 
wherewith she hath bound her soul, 
7 and her husband hear it, and hold 
his peace at her in the day that he 
heareth it; then her vows shall 
stand, and her bonds wherewith 
she hath bound her soul shall stand. 
<S But if her husband disallow her 
in the day that he heareth it, then 
he shall make void her vow which 
is upon her, and the rash utterance 
of her lips, wherewith she hath 
bound her soul : and Jehovah will 
forgive her. 

9 But the vow of a widow, or of 
her that is divorced, even every- 
thing wherewith she hath bourid 
her soul, shall stand against her. 
10 And if she vowed in her hus- 
band's house, or bound her soul by 
a bond with an oath, 11 and her 
husband heard it, and held his 

1 Heb. profane. 



« Lev. 23. 2 



*[Ch. 30. 1 
in Heb.] 



b Dt. 23. 21- 
23: Mt. 6. 



" ch. 25. 1, 
16, 17 



d ch. 20. 24, 
26 ; 27. 13 



Lev. 26. 25 



/ch. 14. 44 
^ ch. 10. 8, J 



f>- Josh. 13. 21 
i ch. 25. 15 



■ ver. 16 ; 
Josh. 13. 22 



peace at her, and disallowed her 
not ; then all her voavs shall stand, 
and every bond wherewith she 
bound her soul shall stand. 12 But 
if her husband made them null and 
void in the day that he heard them, 
then whatsoever proceeded out of 
her lips concerning her vows, or 
concerning the bond of her soul, 
shall not stand : her husband hath 
made them void ; and Jehovah will 
forgive her. 

1 3 Every vow, and ewQvj binding 
oath to afflict the soul, her husband 
may establish it, or her husband 
may make it void. 14 But if her 
husband altogether hold his peace 
at her from day to day, then he 
establisheth all her vows, or all her 
bonds, Avhich are upon her : he hath 
established them, because he held 
his peace at her in the day that he 
heard them. 15 But if he shall 
make them null and void after that 
he hath heard them, then he shall 
bear her iniquity. 16 These are 
the statutes, which Jehovah com- 
manded Moses, between a man and 
his wife, between a father and his 
daughter, being in her youth, in 
her father's house. 

And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 2 "Avenge 
the children of Israel of the Midi- 
anites : afterward shalt thou be 
'^ gathered unto thy people. 3 And 
Moses spake unto the people, say- 
ing. Arm ye men from among you 
for the war, that they may go 
against Midian, to execute "Jeho- 
vah's vengeance on Midian. 4 Of 
every tribe a thousand, throughout 
all the tribes of Israel, shall ye 
send to the war. 5 So there were 
delivered, out of the thousands of 
Israel, a thousand of every tribe, 
twelve thousand armed for war. 
6 And Moses sent them, a thousand 
of every tribe, to the war, them and 
Phinehas the son of Eleazar the 
priest, to the war, with -^the vessels 
of the sanctuary and ^ the trumpets 
for the alarm in his hand. 7 And 
they warred against Midian, as 
Jehovah commanded Moses ; and 
they slew every male. 8 And they 
slew the kings of Midian with the 
rest of their slain : ^ Evi, and 
Rekem, and 'Zur, and Hur, and 
Eeba, the five kings of Midian: 
^ Balaam also the son of Beor they 
slew with the sword. 9 And the 
children of Israel took captive the 
women of Midian and their little 



31 



166 



31.10 



NUMBERS 



31.41 



Slaughter of the Midianites. Division of the Booty. Jehovah's Heave -offering of the Booty 



ones ; and all their cattle, and all 
their flocks, and all their goods, 
they took for a prey. 1 And all 
their cities in the places wherein 
they dwelt, and all their encamp- 
ments, they burnt with fire. 
11 And they took all the spoil, 
and all the prey, both of man and 
of beast. 1 2 And they brought the 
captives, and the prey, and the 
spoil, unto Moses, and unto Eleazar 
the priest, and unto the congrega- 
tion of the children of Israel, unto 
the camp at the plains of Moab, 
which are by the Jordan at 
Jericho. 

13 And Moses, and Eleazar the 
priest, and all the princes of the 
congregation, went forth to meet 
them without the camp. 14 And 
Moses was wroth with the officers 
of the host, the captains of thou- 
sands and the captains of hun- 
dreds, who came from the service 
of the war. 15 And Moses said 
unto them. Have ye saved all the 
women alive *? 16 "Behold, these 
caused the children of Israel, 
through the counsel of * Balaam, 
to commit trespass against Jeho- 
vah in the matter of Peor, and so 
the plague was among the con- 
gregation of Jehovah. 17 ''Now 
therefore kill every male among 
the little ones, and kill every 
woman that hath known man by 
lying with him. 18 But all the 
women-children, that have not 
known man by lying with him, 
keep alive for yourselves. 19 '^Ana 
encamp ye without the camp 
seven days : whosoever hath killed 
any person, and whosoever hath 
touched any slain, purify your- 
selves on the third day and on the 
seventh day, ye and your captives. 
20 And as to every garment, and 
all that is made of skin, and all 
work of goats' hair, and all things 
made of wood, ye shall purify 
yourselves. 

21 And Eleazar the priest said 
unto the men of war that went to 
the battle. This is the statute of 
the law which Jehovah hath com- 
manded Moses : 22 howbeit the 
gold, and the silver, the brass, 
the iron, the tin, and the lead, 
23 everything that may abide the 
fire, ye shall make to go through 
the fire, and it shall be clean ; 
nevertheless it shall be purified 
with the water for impurity : and 
all that abideth not the fire ye 



ch. 25. 1- 
' ver. 8 



' Dt. 7. 2 ; 
20. 16-18 



ch. 

22 


19. 


11- 


ch. 
30 


18. 


21- 



shall make to go through the 
water. 24 And ye shall wash your 
clothes on the seventh day, and ye 
shall be clean ; and afterward ye 
shall come into the camp. 

25 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 26 Take the sum 
of the prey that was taken, both 
of man and of beast, thou, and 
Eleazar the priest, and the heads 
of the fathers' houses of the congre- 
gation ; 27 and divide the prey 
into two parts : between the men 
skilled in war, that went out to 
battle, and all the congregation. 
28 ''And levy a tribute unto Jeho- 
vah of the men of war that went 
out to battle: one soul of five 
hundred, both of the persons, and 
of the oxen, and of the asses, and 
of the flocks : 29 take it of their 
half, and give it unto Eleazar the 
priest, for Jehovah's heave-offering. 
30 And of the children of Israel's 
half, thou shalt take one drawn 
out of every fifty, of the persons, 
of the oxen, of the asses, and of the 
flocks, even of all the cattle, and 
give them unto the Levites, that 
keep the charge of the tabernacle 
of Jehovah. 31 And Moses and 
Eleazar the priest did as Jehovah 
commanded Moses. 

32 Now the prey, over and above 
the booty which the men of war 
took, was six hundred thousand 
and seventy thousand and five 
thousand sheep, 33 and threescore 
and twelve thousand oxen, 34 and 
threescore and one thousand asses, 
35 and thirty and two thousand 

Eersons in all, of the women that 
ad not known man by lying with 
him. 36 And the half, which was 
the portion of them that went out 
to war, was in number three hun- 
dred thousand and thirty thou- 
sand and seven thousand and five 
hundred sheep : 37 and Jehovah's 
tribute of the sheep was six hun- 
dred and threescore and fifteen. 

38 And the oxen were thirty and 
six thousand ; of which Jehovah's 
tribute was threescore and twelve. 

39 And the asses were thirty thou- 
sand and five hundred ; of which Je- 
hovah's tribute was threescore and 
one. 40 And the persons were six- 
teen thousand ; of whom Jehovah's 
tribute was thirty and two persons. 
41 And Moses gave the tribute, 
which was Jehovah's heave-offer- 
ing, unto Eleazar the priest, as 
Jehovah commanded Moses. 



16^ 



31. 42 



NUMBERS 

Jtlniviili's Portion of the Booty from the Midiaiiites. Rculien and Gad settle in Gilead 



32. 18 



42 Aiul (»f tliechildroii of Israel's 
Iwilf, wliirli Moses divided off from 
the moil that warred 13 (now the 
ccm-^resat ion's lialf was tliree hiiii- 
(h-ed tlionsaiidaiid thirty thousand, 
seven tlioiisand and live hundred 
sheep, II and thirty and six thou- 
sand oxen, 4;") and tliirty thousand 
and live hun(h-ed asses, 46 and six- 
teen thousand i)ersons), 47 even or 
the cliihh-en of Israel's half, Moses 
took one drawn out of every fifty, 
l)(>th of man and of beast, and gave 
them unto the Levites, that kept 
the eharge of the tabernacle of 
Jehovah ; as Jehovah commanded 
Moses. 

48 And the officers that were 
(ner the thousands of the host, 
the cai)tains of thousands, and the 
captains of hundreds, came near 
unto Moses; 49 and they said unto 
Moses, Tiiy servants have taken 
the sum of the men of war that are 
under our charge, and there lacketh 
not one man of us. 50 And we 
liave brought Jehovah's oblation,^ 
what every man hath gotten, of 
jewels of gold, ankle-chains, and 
bracelets, signet-rings, ear-rings, 
and ' armlets, to make atonement for 
our souls before Jehovah. 51 And 
Moses and Eleazar the priest took 
the gold of them, even all wrought 
jewels. 52 And all the gold of the 
heave-offering that they offered up 
to Jehovah, of the captains of thou- 
sands, and of the captains of hun- 
dreds, was sixteen thousand seven 
hundred and fifty shekels. 53 {""For 
the men of war had taken booty, 
every man for himself.) 54 And 
Moses and Eleazar the priest took 
the gold of the captains of thou- 
sands and of hundreds, and brought 
it into the tent of meeting, for a 
memorial for the children of Israel 
before Jehovah. 

3r) Now the children of 
-^ Reuben and the children 
of Gad had a ''very great multi- 
tude of cattle : and when they saw 
the land of "^ Jazer, and the land of 
Gilead, that, behold, the place was 
a place for cattle; 2 the children 
of Gad and the children of Reuben 
came and spake unto Moses, and 
to Eleazar the priest, and unto the 
princes of the congregation, say- 
ing, 3 "^Ataroth, and Dibon, and 
Jazer, and '- Nimrah, and Heshbon, 
and Elealeh, and •* Sebam, and 

1 Or, necklaces 2 in ver. 30, Beth-nimrah. 
3 In ver. 38, Sibmah. 



" ver. 3'-i 
f) Ex. 12. 38 
« ch. 21. 32 
d ver. 34-38 



ch. 13. 27- 
14. 4 



/ch. 13. 3, 
26 ; Dt. 1. 
19-25 



c ch. 14. 
30 



/i ch. 14. 33- 
35 



i Josh. 4. 12, 
13 



^- Josh. 
1-4 



168 



Nebo, and "* Beon, 4 the land which 
Jehovah smote before the con- 
gregation of Israel, is a land for 
cattle ; and thy servants have 
cattle. 5 And they said, If we 
have found favor in thy sight, 
let this land be given unto thy ser- 
vants for a possession ; bring us 
not over the J ordan. 

6 And Moses said unto the chil- 
dren of Gad and to the children of 
Reuben, Shall your brethren go to 
the war, and shall ye sit here'? 

7 " And wherefore discourage ye 
the heart of the children of Israel 
from going over into the land 
which Jehovah hath given theml 

8 Thus did your fathers, when I 
sent them from -^ Kadesh- barnea to 
see the land. 9 For when they 
went up unto the valley of Eshcol, 
and saw the land, they discouraged 
the heart of the children of Israel, 
that they should not go into the 
land which Jehovah had given 
them. 10 And Jehovah's anger 
was kindled in that day, and he 
sware, saying, 11 ^Surely none of 
the men that came up out of Egypt, 
from twenty years old and upward 
shall see the land which I sware 
unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and 
unto Jacob ; because they have nol 
wholly followed me : 1 2 save Caleb 
the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite, 
and Joshua the son of Nun ; because 
they have wholly followed Jehovah. 
13 ''And Jehovah's anger was kin- 
dled against Israel, and he made 
them wander to and fro in the wil- 
derness forty years, until all the 
generation, that had done evil in 
the sight of Jehovah, was con- 
sumed. 14 And, behold, ye are 
risen up in your fathers' stead, an 
increase of sinful men, to augment 
yet the fierce anger of Jehovah 
toward Israel. 15 For if ye turn 
away from after him, he will yet 
again leave them in the wilder- 
ness ; and ye will destroy all this 
people. 

16 And they came near unto 
him, and said. We will build sheep- 
folds here for our cattle, and cities 
for our little ones : 17' but we 
ourselves will be ready armed to go 
before the children of Israel, until 
we have brought them unto their 
place : and our little ones shall 
dwell in the fortified cities because 
of the inhabitants of the land. 
18 *We will not return unto our 

* In ver. 38, Baal-meon. 



32.19 



NUMBERS 



33.7 



Renbeii, Gad, and tlie Half-tribe of Manasseli settle in tfUcad. Record of Israel's Journeys 



houses, until the children of Israel 
have inherited every man his in- 
heritance. 1 9 For we will not in- 
herit with them on the other side of 
the Jordan, and forward ; because 
our inheritance is fallen to us on 
this side of the Jordan eastward. 

20 "And Moses said unto them, 
If ye will do this thing, if ye will 
arm yourselves to go before Jeho- 
vah to the war, 2 1 and every armed 
man of you will pass over the 
Jordan before Jehovah, until he 
hath driven out his enemies from 
before him, 22 *and the land is 
subdued before Jehovah ; then 
afterward ye shall return, and be 
guiltless towards Jehovah, and 
towards Israel ; and this land shall 
be unto you for a possession before 
Jehovah. 23 But if ye will not do 
so, behold, ye have sinned against 
Jehovah ; and be sure your sin will 
find you out. 24 Build you cities for 
your little ones, and folds for your 
sheep ; and '^ do that which hath 
proceeded out of your mouth. 25 
And the children of Gad and the 
children of Reuben spake unto 
Moses, saying. Thy servants will 
do as my lord commandeth. 26 
Our little ones, our wives, our 
flocks, and all our cattle, shall be 
there in the cities of Gilead; 
27 but thy servants will pass over, 
every man that is armed for war, 
before Jehovah to battle, as my 
lord saith. 

28_ So Moses gave charge con- 
cerning them to Eleazar the priest, 
and to Joshua the son of Nun, and 
to the heads of the fathers' houses 
of the tribes of the children of 
Israel. 29 And Moses said unto 
them. If the children of Gad and 
the children of Reuben will pass 
with you over the Jordan, every 
man that is armed to battle, before 
Jehovah, and the land shall be 
subdued before you ; then ye shall 
give them the land of Gilead for a 
possession : 30 but if they will not 
pass over with you armed, they 
shall have possessions among you 
in the land of Canaan. 31 And 
the children of Gad and the chil- 
dren of Reuben answered, saying, 
As Jehovah hath said unto thy 
servants, so will we do. 32 We 
will pass over armed before Jeho- 
vah into the land of Canaan, and 
the possession of our inheritance 
shall remain with us beyond the 
Jordan. 



Dt. 3. 18 
Dt. 3. 20 
Ch. 30 



d Dt. 3. 8- 
17; Josh. 
12. 1-6 



' Dt. 3. 14 ; 
Judg. 10. 4 



/Ps. 77. 20; 
105. 26 ; 
Mic. 6. 4 



3 Ex. 12. 37 



h Ex. 14. 8 



i Ex. 12. 12 



fc Ex. 13. 20 



' Ex. 14. 1, 2 



33 ''And Moses gave unto them, 
even to the children of Gad, and 
to the children of Reuben, and unto 
the half-tribe of Manasseh the son 
of Joseph, the kingdom of Sihon 
king of the Amorites, and the king- 
dom of Og king of Bashan, the land, 
according to the cities thereof with 
their borders, even the cities of the 
land round about. 34 And the 
children of Gad built Dibon, and 
Ataroth, and Aroer, 35 and Atroth- 
shophan, and Jazer, and Jogbehah, 
36 and Beth-nimrah, and Beth- 
haran : fortified cities, and folds 
for sheep. 37 And the children 
of Reuben built Heshbon, and 
Elealeh, and Kiriathaim, 38 and 
Nebo, and Baal-meon, (their names 
being changed,) and Sibmah : and 
they gave other names unto the 
cities which they builded. 39 And 
the children of Machir the son of 
Manasseh went to Gilead, and took 
it, and dispossessed the Amorites 
that were therein. 40 And Moses 
gave Gilead unto Machir the son 
of Manasseh ; and he dwelt therein. 

41 And Jair the son of Manasseh 
went and took the towns thereof, 
and called them ^ •-' Havvoth-jair. 

42 And Nobah went and took 
Kenath, and the '^ villages thereof, 
and called it Nobah, after his own 
name. 

O O These are the ^ journeys of 
O O the children of Israel, '*when 
they went forth out of the land of 
Egypt by their hosts under -^the 
hand of Moses and Aaron. 2 And 
Moses wrote their goings out 
according to their journeys by the 
commandment of Jehovah : and 
these are their journeys according 
to their goings out. 3 ^ And they 
journeyed from Rameses in the first 
month, on the fifteenth day of the 
first month ; on the morrow after 
the passover the children of Israel 
^ went out with a high hand in the 
sight of all the Egyptians, 4 while 
the Egyptians were burying all 
their first-born, whom Jehovah had 
smitten among them: 'upon their 
gods also Jehovah executed judg- 
ments. 

5 And the children of Israel 
journeyed from Rameses, and en- 
camped in Succoth. 6 ^ And they 
journeyed from Succoth, and en- 
camped in Etham, which is in the 
edge of the wilderness. 7 'And 

1 That is, The towns of Jair. 3 Qr, stages 

2 Heb. daughters. * Or, by which 



33.8 



NUMBERS 



33.52 



Rerord of Isratl's Joiirnoys from Ramcses to Abelsliittim. Death of Aaron 



they journeyed from Ethani, and 
turned hack unto Pi hahn'oth. 
which is before IJaal-zephon : and 
thev encamped before Migdol. 
8 °A!id they journeyed from be- 
fore Hahiroth, and passed through 
the midst of the sea into the wilder- 
ness : and Hliey went three days' 
journev in the wilderness of Etham. 
and en'cami)ed in Marah. 9 '^And 
they journeyed from Marah, and 
came unto Hlim : and in Elim were 
t\velv(> springs of water, and three- 
score and ten palm-trees ; and they 
encamped there. 10 And they 
journeyed from Elim, and en- 
camped by the Red Sea. 11 And 
they journeyed from the Red Sea, 
and encamped in "^the wilderness 
of Sin. 1'2 And they journeyed 
from the wilderness of Sin, and 
encamped in Dophkah. 13 And 
they journeyed from Dophkah. 
and encamped in Alush. 14 And 
they journeyed from Alush, and 
encamped ""in Rephidim, where 
was no water for the people to 
drink. 15 And they journeyed 
from Rephidim, and encamped in 
■''the wilderness of Sinai. 16 And 
they journeyed from the wilder- 
ness of Sinai, and encamped in 
^ Kibroth-hattaavah. 1 7 And they 
journeyed from Kibroth-hattaa- 
vah, and encamped in '' Hazeroth. 
18 And they journeyed from 
Hazeroth, and encamped in Rith- 
mah. 19 And they journeyed 
from Rithmah, and encamped in 
Rimmon-perez. 20 And they 
journeyed from Rimmon-perez, and 
encamped in Libnah. 21 And they 
journeyed from Libnah, and en- 
camped in Rissah. 22 And they 
journeyed from Rissah, and en- 
camped in Kehelathah. 2.3 And 
they journeyed from Kehelathah, 
and encamped in mount Shepher. 
24 And they journeyed from 
mount Shepher, and encamped in 
Haradah. 25 And they journeyed 
from Haradah, and encamped in 
Makheloth. 26 And they jour- 
neyed from Makheloth. and en- 
camped in Tahath. 27 And they 
journeyed from Tahath, and en- 
camped in Terah. 28 And they 
journeyed from Terah, and en- 
camped in Mithkah. 29 And 
they journeyed from Mithkah, and 
encamped in Hashmonah. 30 
And they journeyed from Hash- 
monah, and encamped in 'Mose- 
roth. 31 And they journeyed 



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170 



from Moseroth, and encamped in 
Bene-jaakan. 32 And they jour- 
neyed from Bene-jaakan, and en- 
camped in Hor-haggidgad. 33 
And they journeyed from Hor- 
haggidgad, and encamped in 
*Jotbathah. 34 And they jour- 
neyed from Jotbathah, and en- 
camped in Abronah. 35 And they 
journeyed from Abronah, and en- 
camped in ' Ezion-geber. 36 And 
they journej'-ed from Ezion-geber, 
and encamped in the wilderness of 
"*Zin (the same is Kadesh). 37 
And they journeyed from Kadesh, 
and encamped in " mount Hor, " in 
the edge of the land of Edom. 

38 ^And Aaron the priest went 
up into mount Hor at the com- 
mandment of Jehovah, and died 
there, in the fortieth year after the 
children of Israel were come out of 
the land of Egypt, in the fifth 
month, on the first day of the 
month. 39 And Aaron was a hun- 
dred and twenty and three years 
old when he died in mount Hor. 

40 And the Canaanite, the king 
of ^Arad, who dwelt in the South 
in the land of Canaan, heard of the 
coming of the children of Israel. 

41 And they journeyed from 
mount Hor, and encamped in Zal- 
monah. 42 And they journeyed 
from Zalmonah, and encamped in 
Punon. 43 And they journeyed 
from Punon, and encamped in 
'"Oboth. 44 And they journeyed 
from Oboth, and encamped in 
lye-abarim, in the border or Moab. 
45 And they journeyed from lyim, 
and encamped in Dibon-gad. 46 
And they journeyed from Dibon- 
gad, and encamped in Almon-dib- 
lathaim. 47 And they journeyed 
from Almon-diblathaim, and en- 
camped in the mountains of "Aba- 
rim, before Nebo. 48 And they 
journeyed from the mountains of 
xAbarim, and * encamped in the 
plains of Moab by the Jordan at 
Jericho. 49 And they encamped 
by the Jordan, from Beth-jeshi- 
moth even unto " Abel-shittim in 
the plains of Moab. 

50 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses in the plains of Moab by 
the Jordan at Jericho, saying, 
51 Speak unto the children oi 
Israel, and say unto them. When 
ye pass over the Jordan into the 
land of Canaan, 52 then ye shall 
drive out all the inhabitants of 
the land from before you, and 



33.53 



NUMBERS 



34.27 



Directions concerning the Conquest and Division of Canaan. 5ames of tliose who are to make the Division 



""destroy all their figured stones, 
and destroy all their molten im- 
ages, and demolish all their high 
places: 53 *and ye shall take 
possession of the land, and dwell 
therein ; for unto you have I 
given the land to possess it. 54 
''And ye shall inherit the land 
by lot according to your families ; 
to the more ye shall give the more 
inheritance, and to the fewer thou 
shalt give the less inheritance : 
wheresoever the lot falleth to any 
man, that shall be his ; according 
to the tribes of your fathers shall 
ye inherit. 55 But if ye will not 
drive out the inhabitants of the 
land from before you, then shall 
those that ye let remain of them 
be ''as pricks in your eyes, and 
as thorns in your sides, and they 
shall vex you in the land wherein 
ye dwell. 56 And it shall come 
to pass, that, as I thought to do 
unto them, so will I do unto 
you. 

O^ And Jehovah spake unto 
tJj^ Moses, saying, 2 Command 
the children of Israel, and say 
unto them, When ye come into 
the land of Canaan (this is the 
land that shall fall unto you for 
an inheritance, even the land of 
Canaan according to the borders 
thereof), 3 Hhen your south quar- 
ter shall be from the wilderness 
of Zin along by the side of Edom, 
and your south border shall be 
from the end of the Salt Sea -^east- 
ward ; 4 and your border shall turn 
about southward of the ascent of 
Akrabbim, and pass along to Zin ; 
and the goings out thereof shall 
be southward of Kadesh-barnea ; 
and it shall go forth to Hazar- 
addar, and pass along to Azmon ; 
5 and the border shall turn about 
from Azmon unto the brook of 
Egypt, and the goings out thereof 
shall be at ^ the sea. 

6 And for the western border, 
ye shall have the great sea ^and 
the border thereof: this shall be 
your west border. 

7 ^ And this shall be your north 
border : from the great sea ye shall 
mark out for you mount Hor; 
8 from mount Hor ye shall mark 
out unto * the entrance of Hamath ; 
and the goings out of the border 
shall be at Zedad; 9 and the bor- 
der shall go forth to Ziphron, and 
the goings out thereof shall be at 

1 Or, for a border 



" Ex. 23. 24 ; 

Lev. 26. 1 ; 

Dt. 7. 5 ; 

12. 3, 30 ; 

Ps. 106. 34 
& Dt. 11. 

31 ; 17. 14 ; 

Josh. 21. 

43 
" ch. 26. 63- 

60 
d Josh. 23. 

13 
" Josh. 15. 

1-3 
/Josh. 15. 5 
•J Josh. 15. 4 
h Ezek. 47. 

15-17 
J Josh. 13. 5 



fc 2 K. 23. 33 
' Dt. .3. 17 ; 

Josh. 13. 

27 
"' Gen. 15. 

18; Dt. 11. 

24 



" ch. 32. 33 



" Josh. 14. 
1,2 



Hazar-enan: this shall be your 
north border. 

10 And ye shall mark out your 
east border from Hazar-enan to 
Shepham ; 1 1 and the border shall 
go dx)w.n from Shepham to ^ Riblah, 
on the east side of Ain ; and the 
border shall go down, and shall 
reach unto the ^ side of the sea of 
' Chinnereth eastward ; 1 2 and the 
border shall go down to the Jordan, 
and the goings out thereof shall 
be at the Salt Sea. This shall be 
your land according to the borders 
thereof round about. 

13 And Moses commanded the 
children of Israel, saying, '"This 
is the land which ye shall inherit 
by lot, which Jehovah hath com- 
manded to give unto the nine 
tribes, and to the half -tribe : 14 
"^for the tribe of the children of 
Reuben according to their fathers' 
houses, and the tribe of the chil- 
dren of Gad according to their 
fathers' houses, have received, and 
the half -tribe of Manasseh have 
received, their inheritance : 15 the 
two tribes and the half-tribe have 
received their inheritance beyond 
the Jordan at Jericho eastward, 
toward the sunrising. 

16 And Jehovah spake unto 
Moses, saying, 17 "These are the 
names of the men that shall divide 
the land unto you for inheritance : 
Eleazar the priest, and Joshua the 
son of Nun. 18 And ye shall 
take one prince of every tribe, to 
divide the land for inheritance. 
1 9 And these are the names of the 
men : Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb 
the son of Jephunneh. 20 And 
of the tribe of the children of 
Simeon, Shemuel the son of Am- 
mihud. 21 Of the tribe of Ben- 
jamin, Elidad the son of Chislon. 
22 And of the tribe of the chil- 
dren of Dan a prince, Bukki the 
son of Jogli. 23 Of the children 
of Joseph : of the tribe of the 
children of Manasseh a prince. 
Hanniel the son of Ephod. 24 Ana 
of the tribe of the children of 
Ephraim a prince, Kemuel the son 
of Shiphtan. 25 And of the tribe 
of the children of Zebulun a prince, 
Elizaphan the son of Parnach. 
26 And of the tribe of the chil- 
dren of Issachar a prince, Paltiel 
the son of Azzan. 27 And of the 
tribe of the children of Asher a 
prince, Ahihud the son of She- 

2 Heb. shoulder. 



171 



34.28 



NUMBERS 

Cities to l)« given to the Levites. Cities of Refuge for Manslayers 



35.2^ 



lomi. 28 And of the tribe of the 
children of Naphtali a prince, 
Fedahel the son of Annniliud. 
29 Tliese are tliey wlioni Jehovah 
connnanded to (hvide tlie inheri- 
tance unto tlie cliildren of Israel 
in tlie land of I'anaaii. 
O ;*r "And Jehovah spake unto 
fjt) Afoses in the plains of Moab 
by tlie Jordan at Jei-icho, saying, 
•j'Cyonnnand the children of Lsi-ael, 
that they give unto the Levites 
of the i'nhei-itance of their pos- 
session cities to dwell in ; and 
' suburbs for the cities round about 
them shall ye give unto the Le- 
vites. :\ And the cities shall they 
have to dwell in ; and their sub- 
urbs shall be for their cattle, and 
for their substance, and for all 
their beasts. 4 And the suburbs 
of the cities, which ye shall give 
unto the Levites, shall be from 
tlie wall of the city and outward 
a thousand cubits round about. 
5 And ye shall measure without 
the city for the east side two thou- 
sand cubits, and for the south side 
two thousand cubits, and for the 
west side two thousand cubits, and 
for the north side two thousand 
cubits, the city being in the midst. 
This shall be to them the suburbs 
of the cities. 6 And the cities 
which ye shall give unto the Le- 
vites, they shall be the ''six cities 
of refuge, which ye shall give for 
the manslayer to flee unto : and 
besides them ye shall give forty 
and two cities. 7 All the cities 
which ye shall give to the Levites 
shall be forty and eight cities ; 
them shall t/e give with their sub- 
urbs. 8 "^ And concerning the cities 
^vhich ye shall give of the posses- 
sion of the children of Israel, from 
the many ye shall take many ; and 
from the few ye shall take few : 
every one according to his inheri- 
tance which he inheriteth shall 
give of his cities unto the Levites. 
9 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, 
saying, 10 Speak unto the children 
of Israel, and say unto them. When 
ye nass over the Jordan into the 
land of Canaan, 11 <^then ye shall 
appoint you cities to be cities of 
refuge for you, that the manslayer 
that killeth any person ^* unwit- 
tingly may flee thither. 12 And 
the cities shall be unto you for 
refuge from the avenger, that the 
manslayer die not, until he stand 



Or, i)aslure lands 



- Or, through 



« Lev. 25. 32- 

34 
«- Josh. 20. 

7-y 
" ch. 26. 64 ; 

33. 64 ; 

Lev. 26. 32- 

34 ; Josh. 

21. 1-42 
d Dt. 19. 1-13 
" ver. 15, 22 ; 

Ex. 21. 13; 

Lev. 4. 2, 

22 



/ver. 11 
'J Ex. 21. 12, 

14; Lev. 

24. 17 
/' ver. 31 



before the congregation for judg- 
ment. 13 And the cities which ye 
shall give shall be for you six cities 
of refuge. 14 Ye shall give three 
cities beyond the Jordan, and 
three cities shall ye give in the 
land of Canaan ; they shall be 
cities of refuge. 15 For the chil- 
dren of Israel, and for the stranger 
and for the sojourner among them, 
shall these six cities be for refuge ; 
that every one that killeth any 
person "^-^ unwittingly may flee 
thither. 

16 ^But if he smote him with 
an instrument of iron, so that he 
died, he is a murderer : the mur- 
derer shall surely be put to death. 
17 And if he smote him with a 
stone in the hand, whereby a man 
may die, and he died, he is a mur- 
derer : the murderer ^ shall surely 
be put to death. 18 Or if he 
smote him with a weapon of wood 
in the hand, whereby a man may 
die, and he died, he is a murderer : 
the murderer shall surely be put 
to death. 1 9 The avenger of blood 
shall himself put the murderer to 
death : when he meeteth him, he 
shall put him to death. 20 And 
if he thrust him of hatred, or 
hurled at him, lying in wait, so 
that he died, 21 or in enmity 
smote him with his hand, so that 
he died ; he that smote him shall 
surely be put to death ; he is a 
murderer : the avenger of blood 
shall put the murderer to death, 
when ne meeteth him. 

22 'But if he thrust him sud- 
denly without enmity, or hurled 
upon him anything without lying 
in wait, 23 or with any stone, 
whereby a man may die, seeing 
him not, and cast it upon him. so 
that he died, and he was not his 
enemy, neither sought his harm ; 
24 then the congregation shall 
judge between the smiter and the 
avenger of blood according to 
these ordinances ; 25 and the con- 
gregation shall deliver the man- 
slayer out of the hand of the 
avenger of blood, and the congre- 
gation shall restore him to his city 
of refuge, whither he was fled : and 
he shall dwell therein until the 
death of the high priest, who was 
anointed with the holy oil. 26 But 
if the manslayer shall at any time 
go beyond the border of his city of 
refuge, whither he fleeth, 27 and 
the avenger of blood find him with- 



172 



35. 28 



NUMBERS 



36.13 



Law foucerning Murder; concerning the Marriage of Heiresses 



out the border of his city of refuge, 
and the avenger of blood slay the 
manslayer ; ^ he shall not be guilty 
of blood, 28 because he should 
have remained in his city of refuge 
until the death of the high priest : 
but after the death of the high 
priest the manslayer shall return 
into the land of his possession. 

29 And these things shall be 
for a '^statute and ordinance unto 
you throughout your generations 
in all your dwellings. 30 " Whoso 
killeth any person, the murderer 
shall be slain at the mouth of wit- 
nesses : but * one witness shall not 
testify against any person that he 
die. 31 Moreover ye shall take no 
ransom for the life of a murderer, 
that is guilty of death ; but he 
shall surely be put to death. 32 
And ye shall take no ransom for 
him that is fled to his city of 
refuge, that he may come again to 
dwell in the land, until the death 
of the priest. 33 ''So ye shall not 
pollute the land wherein ye are: 
for blood, it polluteth the land ; 
and no expiation can be made for 
the land for the blood that is shed 
therein, but '^ by the blood of him 
that shed it. 34 And thou shalt 
not "defile the land which ye in- 
habit, in the midst of which -^I 
dwell : for I, Jehovah, dwell in the 
midst of the children of Israel. 
O/^ ^And the heads of the 
O vJ fathers' houses oi the family 
of the children of Gilead, the son 
of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of 
the families of the sons of Joseph, 
came near, and spake before Moses, 
and before the princes, the heads 
of the fathers' houses of the chil- 
dren of Israel : 2 and they said, 
Jehovah commanded my lord to 
give the land for inheritance by 
lot to the children of Israel : and 
my lord ''was commanded by Je- 
hovah to give the inheritance of 
Zelophehad our brother unto his 
daughters. 3 And if they be mar- 
ried to any of the sons of the other 
tribes of the children of Israel, 
then will their inheritance be 
taken away from the inheritance 
of our fathers, and will be added 

1 Or, there shall be no blood-guiltiness for him, 

2 Heb. statute of judgment. 



" ver. 16 
6Dt. 17. 6; 

19. 15 ; Mt. 

18. 10; Jn. 

7. 51; 8. 17, 

18 
«Dt. 21. 7, 

8 ; Ps. 106. 

d Gen. 9. 6 
« Lev. 18. 24, 

25 
/ch. 5 
^ ch. 27. 1 
h ch. 27. 5, 6 



'Lev. 



fc 1 Chr. 23. 
22 



' ch. 26. 33 



ch. 22. 1 ; 
Lev. 20. 40 ; 
27.34 



to the inheritance of the tribe 
whereunto they shall belong : so 
will it be taken away from the lot 
of our inheritance. 4 And when 
the * jubilee of the children of 
Israel shall be, then will their in- 
heritance be added unto the in- 
heritance of the tribe whereunto 
they shall belong : so will their 
inheritance be taken away from 
the inheritance of the tribe of our 
fathers. 

5 And Moses commanded the 
children of Israel according to the 
word of Jehovah, saying, The tribe 
of the sons of Joseph speaketh 
right. 6 This is the thing which 
Jehovah doth command concern- 
ing the daughters of Zelophehad, 
saying, Let them be married to 
whom they think best ; only into 
the family of the tribe of their 
father shall they be married. 7 So 
shall no inheritance of the children 
of Israel remove from tribe to 
tribe ; for the children of Israel 
shall cleave every one to the in- 
heritance of the tribe of his fathers. 

8 " And every daughter, that pos- 
sesseth an inheritance in any tribe 
of the children of Israel, shall be 
wife unto one of the family of the 
tribe of her father, that the chil- 
dren of Israel may possess every 
man the inheritance of his fathers. 

9 So shall no inheritance rernove 
from one tribe to another tribe ; 
for the tribes of the children of 
Israel shall cleave every one to his 
own inheritance. 

10 Even as Jehovah commanded 
Moses, so did the daughters of 
Zelophehad: 11 for ^ Mahlah, Tir- 
zah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and 
Noah, the daughters of Zelophe- 
had, were married unto tneir 
father's brothers' sons. 12 They 
were married into the families of 
the sons of Manasseh the son of 
Joseph ; and their inheritance re- 
mained in the tribe of the family 
of their father. 

13 "* These are the command- 
ments and the ordinances which 
Jehovah commanded by Moses 
unto the children of Israel in the 
plains of Moab by the Jordan at 
Jericho. 



173 



THE FIFTH BOOK OF MOSES, 

COMMONl-Y CALLED 

DEUTERONOMY 



Moses recounts the Departure from Horeb. The Appointment of Assistants. The Sending of Spies 



1 These are the words which 
Moses spake unto all Israel 
" beyond the Jordan in the wilder- 
ness, in tlie '''Arabah over against 
Suph, between Taran, and Tophel, 
and Laban, and Hazeroth, and 
Di-zahab. 2 It is eleven days' 
journey from ^ Horeb by the way 
of mount ''Seir unto ^Kadesh- 
barnea. 3 And it came to pass in 
the •''fortieth year, in the eleventh 
month, on the first day of the 
month, that Moses spake unto the 
children of Israel, ^ according unto 
all that Jeliovah had given him in 
commandment unto them ; 4 after 
he had '' smitten Sihon the king of 
the Amorites, who dwelt in Hesh- 
bon, and Og the king of Bashan, 
who dwelt in Ashtaroth, at Edrei. 
5 Beyond the Jordan, in the land 
of Moab, began Moses to declare 
this law, saying, 6 Jehovah our 
God 'spake unto us in Horeb, say- 
ing. Ye have dwelt long enough in 
this mountain: 7 turn you, and 
take your journev, and go to ^the 
hill-country of the Amorites, and 
unto all the places nigh thereunto, 
in the Arabah, in the hill-country, 
and in the lowland, and in 'the 
South, and by the sea-shore, the 
land of the Canaanites, and Leba- 
non, as far as the great river the 
river Euphrates. 8 Behold, I have 
set the land before you : go in and 
possess the land which Jehovah 
'"sware unto your fathers, to Abra- 
ham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give 
unto them and to their seed after 
them. 

9 And I spake unto you at that 
time, saying, "I am not able to 
bear you myself alone: 10 Jehovah 
your God hath "multiplied you, and, 
behold, ye are this day as the stars 
of heaven for multitude. 1 1 Jeho- 
vah, the God of your fathers, make 
you a thousand times as many as 

M'^^rM^'U'^ ^®r?P '^'alley running north and 
south of the Dead Sea. 



" ch. 4. 46 
t> ch. 2. 8 
" Ex. 3. 1 ; 

17. 6 
d Gen. 32. 3 
' Num. 32. S 
/ Num. 33. 

*' ch. 4. 1, 2 
/» Num. 21. 

24, 25 
I Num. 10. 

11-13 
fc ch. 11. 24; 

Gen. 15. 

18 ; Josh. 

10. 40 
' Gen. 12. 9 
"* Gen. 26. 3 ; 

Ex. 33. 1 ; 

Num. 14. 

23; 32. 11 
'^ Ex. 18. 18, 

24 
° ch. 10. 22 ; 

26.6; Gen. 

15. 5 ; 22. 

17 



P Ex. 18. 21 

1 ch. 10. 17 ; 
16. 19 ; 24. 

17 



'' Ex. 18. 19, 
23 

' Ex. 18. 20 



< ver. 2 



"ch. 2.7; 
8. 15 ; 32. 10 



" ver. 7 



y Num. 13. 
1-3 



174 



ye are, and bless you, as he hath 
promised you ! 1 2 How can I my- 
self alone bear your cumbrance, 
and jfour burden, and your strife 1 
13-^ Take you wise men, and under- 
standing, and known, according to 
your tribes, and I will make them 
heads over you. 14 And ye an- 
swered me, and said, The thing 
which thou hast spoken is good for 
us to do. 15 So 1 took the heads 
of your tribes, wise men, and 
known, and made them heads over 
you, captains of thousands, and 
captains of hundreds, and captains 
of fifties, and captains of tens, and 
officers, according to your tribes. 
16 And I charged your judges at 
that time, sajang. Hear the causes 
between your brethren, and judge 
righteously between a man and his 
brother, and the sojourner that is 
with him. 17 « Ye shall not respect 
persons in judgment ; ye shall hear 
the small and the great alike; ye 
shall not be afraid of the face of 
man; for the judgment is God's: 
and *■ the cause that is too hard for 
you ye. shall bring unto me, and I 
will hear it. 18 *And I com- 
manded you at that time all the 
things which ye should do. 

1 9 And we journeyed from * Ho- 
reb, and went through all that 
"great and terrible wilderness 
which ye saw, by the way to the 
"hill-country of the Amorites, as 
Jehovah our God commanded us; 
and we came to ^ Kadesh-barnea. 
20 And I said unto you, Ye are 
come unto the hill-country of the 
Amorites, which Jehovah our God 
giveth unto us. 21 Behold, Jeho- 
vah thy God hath set the land_ be- 
fore thee : go up, take possession, 
as Jehovah, the God of thy fathers, 
hath spoken unto thee ; fear not, 
neither be dismayed. 22 ^And ye 
came near unto me every one of 
you, and said, Let us send men be- 
fore us, that they may search the 



1. 23 



DEUTERONOMY 



2.6 



Tke People's Unbelief. Their Defeat at Horraali. The Journey from Kadesh to the Zered 



land for us, and bring us word 
again of the way by which we must 
go up, and the cities unto which 
we shall come. 23 And the thing 
pleased me well ; and I took twelve 
men of you, one man for every 
tribe: 24 and "they turned and 
went up into the hill-country, and 
came unto the valley of Eshcol, 
and spied it out. 25 And they 
took of the fruit of the land in their 
hands, and brought it down unto 
us, and brought us word again, and 
said. It is a good land which Jeho- 
vah our God giveth unto us. 

26 ^ Yet ye would not go up, but 
rebened against the commandment 
of Jehovah your God: 27 and ''ye 
murmured in your tents, and said. 
Because Jehovah hated us, he hath 
brought us forth out of the land of 
Egypt, to deliver us into the hand 
of the Amorites, to destroy us. 28 
Whither are we going upl our 
brethren have made our heart to 
melt, saying. The people are 
greater and taller than we ; the 
cities are great and fortified up to 
heaven ; and moreover we have 
seen '' the sons of the A.nakim there. 
29 Then I said unto you, Dread not, 
neither be afraid of them. 30 Je- 
hovah your God who goeth before 
you, * he will fight for you, accord- 
ing to all that he did for you in 
Egypt before your eyes, 31 and in 
the wilderness, where thou hast 
seen how that -^Jehovah thy God 
bare thee, as a man doth bear his 
son, in all the way that ye went, 
until ye came unto this place. 
32 Yet ^ in this thing ye did not 
believe Jehovah your God, 33 ^who 
went before you in the way, to seek 
you out a place to pitch your tents 
in, in fire by night, to show you by 
what way ye should go, and in the 
cloud by day. 

34 And Jehovah heard the voice 
of your words, and was wroth, and 
^sware, saying, 35 Surely there 
shall not one of these men of this 
evil generation see the good land, 
which I sware to give unto your 
fathers, 36 save Caleb the son of 
Jephunneh; he shall see it; and 
Ho him will I give the land that 
he hath trodden upon, and to his 
children, because he hath wholly 
followed Jehovah. 37 '^Also Jeho- 
vah was angry with me for your 
sakes, saying, ' Thou also shalt not 
go in thither: 38 Joshua the son 

1 Or, for all this thing 



" Num. 13. 

21-25 
6 Num. 14. 

1-4 
" Ps. 106. 25 
d ch. 9. 2 ; 

Num. 13. 

28, 33 
« ch. 3. 22 ; 

20. 4 ; Ex. 

14. 14 
/Acts 13. 18 
" Num. 9. 

15-23 
>>■ Num. 14. 

28-30 
i Num. 14. 

24; Josh. 

14. 9 
fc Num. 20. 

12 
I Num. 27. 

13, 18 



"* Num. 14. 

30 
" ch. 3. 28 ; 

31.7; 

Num. 34. 

17 ; Josh. 

11. 23 
" Num. 14. 3, 

31 
J' Num. 14. 

25 
5 Num. 14. 

40 
'' Num. 14. 

41-43 
'Num. 14. 

44 
t Num. 14. 

45 



" ch. 2. 7, 14 
" Num. 21. 4 



y Num. 20. 
14-21 



Ex. 15. 15 



of Nun, who standeth before thee, 
'"he shall go in thither : encourage 
thou him ; for " he shall cause 
Israel to inherit it. 39 Moreover 
° your little ones, that ye said should 
be a prey, and your children, that 
this day have no knowledge of good 
or evil they shall go in thither, and 
unto them will I give it, and they 
shall possess it. 40 But as for you, 
^turn you, and take your journey 
into the wilderness by the way to 
the Bed Sea. 

41 «Then ye answered and said 
unto me, We have sinned against 
Jehovah, we will go up and fight, 
according to all that Jehovah our 
God commanded us. And ye girded 
on every man his weapons of war, 
and "^were forward to go up into 
the hill-country. 42 '"AndJenovah 
said unto me. Say unto them, Go 
not up, neither fight ; for I am not 
among you ; lest ye be smitten be- 
fore your enemies. 43 So I spake 
unto you, and ye hearkened not ; 
but 'ye rebelled against the com- 
mandment of Jehovah, and were 
presumptuous, and went up into 
the hill-country. 44 *And the 
Amorites, that dwelt in that hill- 
country, came out against you, and 
chased you, as bees do, and beat 
you down in Seir, even unto Hor- 
mah. 45 And ye returned and 
wept before Jehovah ; but Jehovah 
hearkened not to your voice, nor 
gave ear unto you. 46 So ye abode 
in Kadesh ''many days, according 
unto the days that ye abode there. 

2 "Then we turned, and took 
our journey into the wilder- 
ness by the way to the Bed Sea, as 
Jehovah spake unto me ; and we 
compassed ^ mount Seir many days. 
2 And Jehovah spake unto me, 
saying, 3 Ye have compassed this 
mountain long enough : turn you 
northward. 4 ^ And command thou 
the people, saying, Ye are to pass 
through the border of your brethren 
the children of Esau, that dwell in 
Seir; and Hhey will be afraid of 
you. Take ye good heed unto your- 
selves therefore; 5 contend not 
with them ; for I will not give you 
of their land, no, not so much as 
for the sole of the foot to tread on ; 
because I have given mount Seir 
unto Esau for a possession. 6 Ye 
shall purchase food of them for 
money, that ye may eat ; and ye 
shall also buy water of them for 

2 Or, deemed it a light thing 



176 



2. 



DEUTERONOMY 



2.34 



The .loiiiiK'V from Kadt'sli to tlio Ivrnl The Crossiiii,' of Ar iuid the Anion. Conquest of Heshbon 



money, tliat ye may drink. 7 For 
.Jehovali thy God bath blessed thee 
in all the work of thy band; he 
hath known thy walkiniJf through 
this " j^reat wilderness : these ''forty 
yeai-s .b'hovah thy (4od bath been 
with thee; thou hast lacked noth- 
ing. S So we passed by from our 
brethren the children of Esau, that 
dwell in Seir, from the way of 
the '■ Arabah from Elath and from 
Ezion-geber. 

And we turned and passed by 
the way of the wilderness of ISIoab. 

9 An(l Jehovah said unto me, Vex 
not Moab, neither contend wdth 
them in battle ; for I will not give 
thee of his land for a possession; 
because I have given '^ Ar unto '^ the 
children of Lot for a possession. 

10 (The Emim dwelt therein afore- 
time, a people great, and many, 
and tall, as the Anakim : 11 these 
also are accounted -^Rephaim, as 
the Anakim ; but the Moabites call 
them Emim. 12 ^ The Horites also 
dwelt in Seir aforetime, but the 
children of Esau succeeded them ; 
and they destroyed them from 
before them, and dwelt in their 
stead ; ^ as Israel did unto the land 
of his possession, w^hich Jehovah 
gave unto them). 13 Now rise up, 
and get you over the brook Zered. 
And we went over the brook 
Zered. 14 And the days in which 
we came from Kadesh-barnea, until 
we were come over the brook Zered, 
were ' thirty and eight years ; until 
*all the generation of the men of 
war were consumed from the midst 
of the camp, as Jehovah sware 
unto them. 1 5 ' Moreover the hand 
of Jehovah was against them, to 
destroy them from the midst of 
the camp, until they were con- 
sumed. 

16 So it came to pass, when ^ all 
the men of war w^ere consumed and 
dead from among the people, 17 
that Jehovah spake unto me, say- 
ing, 18 Thou art this day to pass 
over "Ar, the border of Moab : 
19 and when thou comest nigh 
over against the children of Am- 
mon, vex them not, nor contend 
with them ; for I will not give thee 
ot the land of the children of Am- 
nion for a possession ; because I 
have^ given it unto "the children of 
Lot for a possession. 20 (That also 
IS accounted a land of ^ Rephaim : 
Rei)hami dwelt therein aforetime; 
but the Ammonites call them Zam- 



" ch. 1. 19 
b ver. 14 ; 

Num. 14. 

3:i, 34 ; 32. 

13 
'^ch. 1. 1 
rf ver. 18, 29 ; 

Num. 21. 

If), 28 
« Gen. 19. 

3G, 37 
/ver. 20; 

Gen. 14. 5 
" ver. 22 
h Num. 21. 

25, 35 
1 ver. 7 
k Num. 14. 

29-35; 26. 

64, 65 ; Ps. 

106. 26 ; 

1 Cor. 10. 6 
' Jude 6 
'" ver. 14 
" ver. 9 
" ver. 9 
P ver. 11 



•? ver. 12 
'■ Josh. 13. 3 

* Gen. 10. 
14 ; 1 Chr. 
1. 12 

« Jer. 47. 4; 

Am. 9. 7 
" ch. 11. 25 ; 

Ex. 23. 27 ; 

Josh. 2. 9 
" Ex. 15. 14- 

16 

* Num. 21. 
21-32 



V ver. 9 



176 



zummim, 21 a people great, and 
many, and tall, as the Anakim ; 
but Jehovah destroj^ed them before 
them ; and they succeeded them, 
and dw^elt in their stead ; 22 as he 
did for the children of Esau, that 
dwell in Seir, when he destroyed 
'J the Horites from before them ; 
and they succeeded them, and 
dwelt in their stead even unto this 
day. 23 And the *■ Avvim, that 
dwelt in villages as far as Gaza, 
the *Caphtorim, that came forth 
out of ^Caphtor, destroyed them, 
and dwelt in their stead). 24 Rise 
ye up, take your journey, and nass 
over the valley of the Arnon : be- 
hold, I have given into thy hand 
Sihon the Amorite, king of Hesh- 
bon, and his land ; begin to possess 
it, and contend with him in battle. 
25 This day will I begin to put 
" the dread of thee and the fear of 
thee upon the peoples that are 
under the whole heaven, who shall 
hear the report of thee, and " shall 
tremble, and be in anguish because 
of thee. 

26 ^And I sent messengers out 
of the wilderness of Kedemoth unto 
Sihon king of Heshbon with words 
of peace, saying, 27 Let me pass 
through thy land : I will go ^ along 
by the highway, I will turn neither 
unto the right hand nor to the left. 
28 Thou shalt sell me food for 
money, that I may eat ; and give 
me water for money, that I may 
drink : only let me pass through 
on my feet; 29 as the children of 
Esau that dwell in Seir, and the 
Moabites that dwell in ^Ar, did 
unto me ; until I shall pass Over 
the Jordan into the land which 
Jehovah our God giveth us. 30 
But Sihon king of Heshbon would 
not let us pass by him ; for Jehovah 
thy God hardened his spirit, and 
made his heart '-^obstinate, that he 
might deliver him into thy hand, 
as at this day. 31 And Jehovah 
said unto me, Behold, I have begun 
to deliver up Sihon and his land 
before thee : begin to possess, that 
thou mayest inherit his land. 32 
Then Sihon came out against us, 
he and all his people, unto battle 
at Jahaz. 33 And Jehovah our 
God delivered him up before us; 
and we smote him, and his ^ sons, 
and all his people. 34 And we 
took all his cities at that time, and 

1 Heb. by the way, bu the way. 2 Heb. strong 
a Or, son 



2.35 



DEUTERONOMY 



3.21 



Conquest of Heshbon and of Baslian. Possession of the Transjordaiiic Tribes 



^''utterly destroyed every ^inhab- 
ited city, with the women and the 
little ones ; we left none remaining : 

35 * only the cattle we took for a 
prey unto ourselves, with the spoil 
of the cities which we had taken. 

36 From ''Aroer, which is on the 
edge of the valley of the Arnon, 
and from the city that is in the 
valley, even unto Gilead, there was 
not a city too high for us ; Jehovah 
our God delivered up all before us: 

37 ''only to the land of the chil- 
dren of Ammon thou earnest not 
near; all the side of the river 
Jabbok, and the cities of the hill- 
country, and wheresoever Jehovah 
our God forbade us. 

3 ''Then we turned, and went 
up the way to Bashan : and 
Og the king of Bashan came out 
against us, he and all his people, 
unto battle at Edrei. 2 And Je- 
hovah said unto me, Fear him not ; 
for I have delivered him, and all 
his people, and his land, into thy 
hand ; and thou shalt do unto him 
as thou didst unto Sihon king of 
the Amorites, who dwelt at Hesh- 
bon. 3 So Jehovah our God de- 
livered into our hand Og also, the 
king of Bashan, and all his people: 
and we smote him until none was 
left to him remaining. 4 And we 
took all his cities at that time; 
there was not a city which we took 
not from them ; threescore cities, 
all the region of -^Argob, the king- 
dom of Og in Bashan. 5 All these 
were cities fortified with high 
walls, gates, and bars ; besides the 
^unwalled towns a great many. 6 
And we ^utterly destroyed them, 
as we did unto Sihon king of Hesh- 
bon, ^ utterly destroying every ^ in- 
habited city, with the women and 
the little ones. 7 ^ But all the 
cattle, and the spoil of the cities, 
we took for a prey unto ourselves. 

8 *And we took the land at that 
time out of the hand of the two 
kings of the Amorites that were 
beyond the Jordan, from the valley 
of the Arnon unto mount Hermon 

9 {^ which Hermon the Sidonians 
call ' Sirion, and the Amorites call 
it Senir); 10 all the cities of the 
^ plain, and all Gilead, and all 
Bashan, unto Salecah and Edrei, 
cities of the kingdom of Og in 
Bashan. 1 1 (For only Og king of 
Bashan remained of the remnant 

1 Heb. devoted. ^ Or, country towns 

'■^ Heh. city of men. * Ov, table-land 



"■ ch. 3. 6 
^ ch. 3. 7 
" ch. 3. 12 ; 4. 

48 
d ver. 19 
« Num. 21. 

33-35 
/ ver. 13, 14 ; 

1 K. 4. 13 
'-> ch. 2. 34 
h ch. 2. 35 
' Num. 32. 

33; Josh. 

12. 1-7; 13. 

8-12 
fc ch. 4. 48 ; 

Josh. 11. 

17 ; Ps. 42. 

6 ; 133. 3 
I Ps. 29. 6 



™ch. 2. 11, 20 
« 2 S. 11. 1 ; 

12. 26 ; 

Jer. 49. 2 
" ch. 2. 36 
P Num. 32. 

32-38 ; 

Josh. 13. 

8-13 
9 Num. Z2. 

41 ; 1 Chr. 

2. 22 



Num. 32. 



' Num. 34. 
11 ; Josh. 
13. 27 



i Num. 32. 
20 ; Josh. 
4. 12, 13 



Ex. 12. 38 



^ Josh. 22. 4 



177 



of the '"Rephaim ; behold, his bed- 
stead was a bedstead of iron ; is it 
not in " Kabbah of the children of 
Ammon? nine cubits was the 
length thereof, and four cubits the 
breadth of it, after the cubit of a 
man). 

12 And this land we took in 
possession at that time : from 
° Aroer, which is by the valley of the 
Arnon, and half the hill-country 
of ^ Gilead, and the cities thereof, 
gave I unto the Reubenites and to 
the Gadites : 13 and the rest of 
Gilead, and all Bashan, the king- 
dom of Og, gave I unto the half- 
tribe of Manasseh ; ^ all the region 
of Argob, '^ even all Bashan. (The 
same is called the land of Rephaim. 
14 '^ Jair the son of Manasseh took 
all the region of Argob, unto the 
border of the Geshurites and the 
Maacathites, and called them, even 
Bashan, after his own name, 
Havvoth-jair, unto this day). 15 
''And I gave Gilead unto Machir. 

16 And unto the Reubenites and 
unto the Gadites I gave from Gil- 
ead even unto the valley of the 
Arnon. the middle of the valley, 
■^ and tne border thereof, even unto 
the river Jabbok, which is the bor- 
der of the children of Ammon ; 

17 the Arabah also, and the Jor- 
dan '^and the border thereof, from 
'Chinnereth even unto the sea of 
the Arabah, the Salt Sea, under 
the ^slopes of Pisgah eastward. 

18 And I commanded you at that 
time, saying, Jehovah your God 
hath given you this land to possess 
it : * ye shall pass over armed before 
your brethren the children of Israel, 
all the men of valor. 19 But your 
wives, and your little ones, and 
your cattle (I know that ye have 
"much cattle), shall abide in your 
cities which I have given you, 

20 until Jehovah give rest unto 
your brethren, as unto you, and 
they also possess the land which 
Jehovah your God giveth them 
beyond the Jordan : nhen shall ye 
return every man unto his posses- 
sion, which I have given you. 

21 And I commanded Joshua at 
that time, saying. Thine eyes have 
seen all that Jehovah your God 
hath done unto these two kings : 
so shall Jehovah do unto all the 
kingdoms whither thou goest over. 

5 Or, all the region of Argob. {A II that Bashan 
is called &c. , , „ __, 

6 Or, with 7 Or, for a border 8 Or, springs 



3. 22 



DEUTERONOMY 

Moses forbidden to rross the Jordan. Israel exhorted to observe fiod's Law 



4.19 



22 Ye shall not fear them; for 
Jehovah your God, "he it is that 
fighteth for you. , ^ , 

23 AikI I besought Jehovah at 
that time, saying, 24 O Lord Jeho- 
vah, thou liast begun to show thy 
servant thy greatness, and thy 
strong hand : for what god is there 
in heaven or in earth, that can do 
according to tliy works, and ac- 
cording to thy mighty acts? 25 Let 
me go over, I pray thee, and see 
the good land that is beyond the 
Jordan, that goodly ^mountain, 
and Lebanon. 26 But Mehovah 
was wroth with me for your sakes. 
and hearkened not unto me; and 
Jehovah said unto me, Let it suffice 
thee; speak no more unto me of 
this matter. 27 Get thee up unto 
the top of " Pisgah, and lift up thine 
eyes westward, and northward, and 
southward, and eastward, and be- 
hold with thine eyes: ''for thou 
shalt not go over this Jordan. 
28 *But charge Joshua, and en- 
courage him, and strengthen him ; 
•^for he shall go over before this 
people, and he shall cause them to 
inherit the land which thou shalt 
see. 29 So we abode in the valley 
over against ^ Beth-peor. 

4 And now, O Israel, hearken 
unto the statutes and unto the 
ordinances, which '' I teach you, to 
do them ; that ' ye may live, and go 
in and possess the land which Jeho- 
vah, the God of your fathers, giv- 
eth you. 2 * Ye shall not add unto 
the word which 'I command you, 
neither sliall ye diminish from it, 
that ye may keep the command- 
ments of Jehovah j^our God which 
I command you. 3 ""Your eyes 
have seen what Jehovah did be- 
cause of Baal-peor ; for all the men 
that followed Baal-peor, Jehovah 
thy God hath destroyed them from 
the midst of thee. 4 But ye that 
did cleave unto Jehovah j^our God 
are alive every one of you this day. 

5 Behold, I have taught you stat- 
utes and ordinances, " even as Jeho- 
vah my God commanded me, that 
ye should do so in the midst of the 
land whither ye go in to possess it. 

6 Keep therefore and do them ; ''for 
this is your wisdom and your under- 
standing in the sight of the peoples, 
that shall hear all these statutes, 
and say. Surely this great nation is 
a wise and understanding people. 

7 For what great nation is there, 

1 Or, hill-country 



« ch. 1. 30 
(> ch. 1. 37 
<= Num. 23. 

14 ; 27. 12 
d ch. 1. 37 
« ch. 31. 3, 7, 

8, 23 ; 

Num. 27. 18 
/ch. 1. 38 
'■' ch. 4. 46 ; 

34. 6; 

Num. 25. 

1-3 
/» ch. 1. 3 
' ch. 5. 33 ; 

8. 1 ; 16. 20 ; 

30. 16, 19 
k ch. 12. 32 
' ver. 5, 14, 

40 
"' Num. 23. 

1-9 
" Lev. 26. 

46 ; 27. 34 
ch. 30. 19, 

20 ; 32. 46, 

47 



P Ps. 148. 14 
9 Ps. 34. 18 ; 

85. 9 
»■ Ps. 89. 14 ; 

97. 2 ; 119. 

144, 160, 

172 
* ver. 23 ; 

ch. 6. 12 ; 

8. 11, 14, 19 
t ch. 6. 2 ; 

12. 1 ; 16. 3 
"ver. 10;ch. 

6. 7, 20-2.T ; 

11. 19 ; 32. 

46 
" ch. 14. 23 ; 

17. 19 ; 31. 
12,13 

^ ver. 9 
y Ex. 19. 18 ; 
Heb. 12. 

18, 19 

^ ch. 10. 4 ; 

Ex. 34. 28 
" Ex. 31. 18 ; 

34. 1, 28 



i> ver. 25 ; ch. 
9. 12 ; 31. 29 
"' ch. 5. 8, 9 



f^ ch. 13. 5, 10 



178 



that hath -a god ^so nigh unto 
them, as Jehovah our God is * when- 
soever we call upon him? 8 And 
what great nation is there, that 
hath ''statutes and ordinances so 
righteous as all this law, which I 
set before you this day ? 

9 Only * take heed to thyself, and 
keep thy soul diligently, lest thou 
forget the things which thine eyes 
saw, and lest they depart from thy 
heart 'all the days of thy life ; but 
" make them known unto thy chil- 
dren and thy children's children ; 
10 the day that thou stoodest be- 
fore Jehovah thy God in Horeb, 
when Jehovah said unto me, As- 
semble me the people, and I will 
make them hear my words, 'that 
they may learn to fear me all the 
days that they live upon the earth, 
and that they may ^ teach their 
children. 11 And ye came near 
and stood under the mountain ; 
^and the mountain burned with 
fire unto the heart of heaven, with 
darkness, cloud, and thick dark- 
ness. 1 2 And Jehovah spake unto 
you out of the midst of the fire : ye 
heard the voice of words, but ye 
saw nO form ; only ye heard sl voice. 

13 And he declared unto you his 
covenant, which he commanded 
you to perform, even Hhe ten 
^ commandments ; and " he wrote 
them upon two tables of stone. 

14 And Jehovah commanded me 
at that time to teach you statutes 
and ordinances, that ye might do 
them in the land whither ye go 
over to possess it. 

15 Take ye therefore good heed 
unto yourselves ; for ye saw no 
manner of form on the day that 
Jehovah spake unto you in Horeb 
out of the midst of the fire ; 1 6 lest 
ye ''corrupt yourselves, and "make 
you a graven image in the form of 
any figure, the likeness of male or 
female, 1 7 the likeness of any beast 
that is on the earth, the likeness of 
any winged bird that ilieth in the 
heavens, 18 the likeness of any- 
thing that creepeth on the ground, 
the likeness of any fish that is in 
the water under the earth ; 1 9 and 
lest thou lift up thine eyes unto 
heaven, and when thou seest the 
sun and the moon and the stars, 
even all the host of heaven, ''thou 
be drawn away and worship them, 
and serve them, which Jehovah 
thy God hath allotted unto all the 

2 Or, God 3 Heb. loords. 



4.20 



DEUTERONOMY 



4.45 



Israel exhorted to observe Ood's law. Three Cities of Refuge beyond tlie Jordan. Tbe Law recapitulated 



peoples under the whole heaven. 
20 But Jehovah hath taken you, 
and brought you forth out of " the 
iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be 
unto him a people of inheritance, 
as at this day. 21 * Furthermore 
Jehovah was angry with me for 
your sakes, and sware that I should 
not go over the Jordan, and that I 
should not go in unto that good land, 
which Jehovah thy God giveth thee 
for an inheritance : 22 but ''I must 
die in this land, I must not go over 
the Jordan; but ye shall go over, 
and possess that good land. 
23 Take heed unto yourselves, 
''lest ye forget the covenant of 
Jehovah your God, which he made 
with you, and ^ make you a graven 
image in the form of anything 
which Jehovah thy God hath for- 
bidden thee. 24 For Jehovah thy 
God is a -^devouring fire, a ^jealous 
God. 

25 When thou shalt beget chil- 
dren, and children's children, and 
ye shall have been long in the land, 
and shall '' corrupt yourselves, and 
'make a graven image in the form 
of anything, and shall do that 
which is evil in the sight of Jeho- 
vah thy God, to provoke him to 
anger ; 26 I ^call heaven and earth 
to witness against you this day, that 
ye shall soon ^utterly perish from 
off the land whereunto ye go over 
the Jordan to possess it; ye shall 
not prolong your days upon it, but 
shall utterly be destroyed. 27 And 
Jehovah will "* scatter you among 
the peoples, and ye shall be left 
few in number among the nations, 
whither Jehovah shall lead you 
away. 28 And there ye shall serve 
gods, the work of men's hands, 
"wood and stone, "which neither 
see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell. 
29 ^But from thence ye shall seek 
Jehovah thy God, and thou shalt 
find him, when thou searchest after 
him ^with all thy heart and with all 
thy soul. 30 When thou ''art in 
tribulation, and all these things are 
come upon thee, ^ in the latter days 
thou shalt return to Jehovah thy 
God, and hearken unto his voice : 
31 for Jehovah thy God is a * mer- 
ciful God ; * he will not fail thee, 
neither "destroy thee, nor "forget 
the covenant of thy fathers which 
he sware unto them. 

32 For * ask now of the days that 
are past, which were before thee, 

1 Or, if in the latter days thou return 



" 1 K. 8. 51 ; 

Jer. 11. 4 
6 ch. 1. 37 
= Num. 27. 

13, 14 
d ver. 9 
^ ver. 16 
/ch. 9. 3; 

Ex. 24. 17 ; 

Heb. 12. 29 
'J ch. 5. 9 ; 6. 

15 

^ ver. 16 
»' ver. 23 
fc ch. 30. 19 ; 

31. 28 ; 32. 1 
' ch. 7. 4 ; 8. 

19, 20 
"* ch. 28. 64 ; 

29. 28 
" ch. 28. 36, 

64 ; 29. 17 
" Ps. 115. 4-8 
P ch. 30. 1-3, 

10 
9 ch. 6. 6 ; 

10. 12 
'^ Ps. 18. 6 ; 

59. 16 ; 107. 

6, 13 
* Ex. 34. 6 
< ch. 31. 6, 8 ; 

Josh. 1. 5 ; 

1 Chr. 28. 

20; Heb. 

13. 5 
" Jer. 30. 11 
" Lev. 26. 45 
^ ch. 32. 7 



y Gen. 1. 27 ; 

Is. 45. 12 
^ ch. 28. 64 
"■ ch. 6. 24, 

26 ; Ex. 20. 

22 
6 ch. 33. 29 ; 

Ex. 14. 30 
" ch. 7. 19 
d ch. 5. 16 ; 

6. 21 ; Ps. 

136. 12 
* ver. 39 ; 

Ex. 8. 10 ; 

9. 14 ; Is. 
43. 11 ; 45. 
21 ; Mk. 
12. 32 

/ver. 33 ; 

ch. 8. 5 ; 

Neh. 9. 13 ; 

Heb. 12. 25 
^ ch. 7. 7, 8 ; 

10. 15 ; 33. 3 
h Ex. 33. 14 ; 

Is. 63. 9 
i Num. 32. 

4; 34. 14,15 
fc ver. 35 
I ver. 2 ; Ps. 

105. 45 
"^ ch. 5. 16, 

29, 33 
" ch. 32. 47 ; 

Ex. 23. 26 
ch. 19. 2-13; 

Num. 35. 6 ; 

Josh. 20. 

7-9 



since the ^day that God created 
man upon the earth, and ^ from the 
one end of heaven unto the other, 
whether there hath been any suck 
thing as this great thing is, or hath 
been heard like it ^ 33 .« Did ever a 
people hear the voice of God speak- 
ing out of the midst of the fire, as 
thou hast heard, and live 1 34 * Or 
hath God assayed to go and take 
him a nation from the midst of an- 
other nation, '^by trials, by signs, 
and by wonders, and by war, and 
'^ by a mighty hand and by an out- 
stretched arm, and by great terrors, 
according to all that Jehovah your 
God did for you in Egypt before 
your eyes'? 35 Unto thee it was 
showed, that thou mightest know 
that Jehovah he is God ; ^ there is 
none else besides him. 36 -^Out of 
heaven he made thee to hear his 
voice, that he might instruct thee : 
and upon earth he made thee to see 
his great fire ; and thou heardest 
his words out of the midst of the 
fire. 37 ^And because he loved thy 
fathers, therefore he chose their 
seed after them, and brought thee 
out with ''his presence, with his 

great power, out of Egypt; 38 to 
rive out nations from before thee 
greater and mightier than thou, to 
bring thee in. Ho give thee their 
land for an inheritance, as at this 
day. 39 Know therefore this day, 
and lay it to thy heart, that Jeho- 
vah he is God in heaven above and 
upon the earth beneath ; ^ there is 
none else. 40 'And thou shalt keep 
his statutes, and his command- 
ments, which I command thee this 
day, that '" it may go well with thee, 
and with thy children after thee, 
and '' that thou mayest prolong thy 
days in the land, which Jehovah 
thy God giveth thee, for ever. 

41 "Then Moses set apart three 
cities beyond the Jordan toward 
the sunrising; 42 that the man- 
slayer might flee thither, that slay- 
eth his neighbor unawares, and 
hated him not in time past; and 
that fleeing unto one of these cities 
he might live : 43 namely, Bezer 
in the wilderness, in the ^ plain 
country, for the Reubenites ; and 
Ramoth in Gilead, for the Gadites; 
and Golan in Bashan, for the 
Manassites. 

44 And this is the law which 
Moses set before the children of 
Israel : 45 these are the testimo- 

a Or, table-land 



179 



4.46 



DEUTERONOMY 



5.24 



The Law rerapitulatcd. The Ten Comniandiueiits given in Horeb. The Peoples Dread 



nies, and the statutes, and the or- 
rlinances. which Moses si)ake unto 
the cliildi-en of Israel, wlien they 
came fortli out of Egypt, 46 be- 
yond tlie Jordan, in tlie valley 
"over against Ijeth peor, in the 
land of 'sSilion king of the Amo- 
j-ites, who dwelt at Heshbon, whom 
Moses and the children of Israel 
smote, when they came forth out 
of Egypt. 47 And they took his 
land in possession, and the land of 
Og king of Kaslian, the two kings 
of the Amorites, who were beyond 
the Jordan toward the sunrising ; 
48 from ""Aroer, which is on the 
edge of the valley of the Arnon, 
even unto ''mount Sion (the same 
is Hermon), 49 and all the Arabah 
beyond the Jordan eastward, even 
unto the sea of the Arabah, under 
the ' slopes of Pisgah. 

5 And Moses called unto all 
Israel, and said unto them. 
Hear, O Israel, the statutes ana 
the ordinances which I speak in 
your ears this day, that ye may 
learn them, and observe to do 
them. 2 Jehovah our God made 
" a covenant with us in Horeb, 
3 -^Jehovah made not this cove- 
nant with our fathers, but with 
us, even us, who are all of us here 
alive this day. 4 Jehovah spake 
with you •' face to face in the mount 
''out of the midst of the fire 5 (I 
stood between Jehovah and you at 
that time, to show you the word of 
Jehovah : ' for ye were afraid be- 
cause of the fire, and went not up 
into the mount), saying, 

6 *I am Jehovah thy God, who 
brought thee out of the land of 
Egypt, out of the house of ^ bond- 
age. 

7 Thou shalt have no other gods 
•'' before me. 

8 Thou shalt not make unto thee 
a graven image, 7wr any likeness of 
anything that is in heaven above, 
or that is in the earth beneath, or 
that is in the water under the 
earth : 9 thou shalt not bow down 
thyself unto them, nor serve them ; 
for I, Jehovah, thy God, am a jeal- 
ous God, visiting the iniquity of 
the fathers unon the chiklren, and 
upon the third and upon the fourth 
generation of them that hate me ; 
10 and showing lovingkindness 
unto •* thousands of them that love 
me and keep my commandments. 

\ Or. s/>r/7)f7S 3 Or, besides mc 

- Heb. bondmen. ■» Or, a thousand generations 



" ch. 3. 29 
t> Num. 21. 

21-'« 
<^ ch. 2. .36 
(I ch. 3. 9 
* Ex. 19. F, ; 

Mai. 4. 4 
/Num. 20. 

(i;i-Gr. 
f Num. 14. 

14 
/' ch. 4 33 
' Ex. 19. 10, 

21-21 
A- Ex. 20. 2-17 



' ch. 6. 13 : 
10. 20 



Ex. 20. 11 



*[Ver. 18 
in Heb.] 

" Rom. 7. 7 : 
13. 9 



' ch. 4. 13 ; 
Ex. 31. 18 



180 



11 'Thou shalt not take the 
name of Jehovah thy God ^in 
vain : for Jehovah will not hold 
him guiltless that taketh his name 
■■^in vain. 

12 Observe the sabbath day, to 
keep it holy, as Jehovah thy God 
commanded thee. 13 Six days 
shalt thou labor, and do all thy 
work ; 1 4 but the seventh day is 
a sabbath unto Jehovah thy God : 
in it thou shalt not do any work, 
thou, nor thy son, nor thy daugh- 
ter, nor thy man-servant, nor thy 
maid-servant, nor thine ox, nor 
thine a.ss, nor any of thy cattle, 
nor thy stranger that is within 
thy gates ; that thy man-servant 
and thy maid-servant may rest as 
well as thou. 1 5 "' And thou shalt 
remember that thou wast a servant 
in the land of Egypt, and Jehovah 
thy God brought thee out thence 
by a mighty hand and by an out- 
stretched arm : therefore Jehovah 
thy God commanded thee to keep 
the sabbath day. 

16 Honor thy father and thy 
mother, as Jehovah thy God com- 
manded thee; that thy days may 
be long, and that it may go well 
with thee, in the land which 
Jehovah thy God giveth thee. 

17 Thou shalt not kill. 

18 Neither shalt thou commit 
adultery. 

1 9 Neither shalt thou steal. 

20 Neither shalt thou bear false 
witness against thy neighbor. 

* 2 1 ** Neither shalt thou covet thy 
neighbor's wife ; neither shalt thou 
desire thy neighbor's house, his 
field, or his man-servant, or his 
maid-servant, his ox, or his ass, or 
anything that is thy neighbor's. 

22 These words Jehovah spake 
unto all your assembly in the 
mount out of the midst of the 
fire, of the cloud, and of the thick 
darkness, with a great voice : and 
he added no more. And " he wrote 
them upon two tables of stone, and 
gave them unto me. 23 And it 
came to pass, v*^hen ye heard the 
voice out of the midst of the dark- 
ness, while the mountain was burn- 
ing with fire, that ye came near 
unto me, even all the heads of your 
tribes, and your elders ; 24 and ye 
said. Behold, Jehovah our God hath 
showed us his glorv and his great- 
ness, and we have heard his voice 
out of the midst of the fire : we 

5 Or, for vanity (or, falsehood) 



5.25 



DEUTERONOMY 



6.18 



The People's Dread at Sinai. Israel exhorted to be faithful to Jehovah 



have seen this day that God doth 
speak with man, and he liveth. 
25 "- Now therefore why should we 
die'? for this great fire will con- 
sume us : if we hear the voice of 
Jehovah our God any more, then 
we shall die. 26 For who is there 
of all flesh, that hath heard the 
voice of the living God speaking 
out of the midst of the fire, as we 
have, and lived % 27 Go thou near, 
and hear all that Jehovah our God 
shall say : and speak thou unto us 
all that Jehovah our God shall 
speak unto thee; and we will 
hear it, and do it. 

28 And Jehovah heard the voice 
of your words, when ye spake unto 
me ; * and Jehovah said unto me, I 
have heard the voice of the words 
of this people, which they have 
spoken unto thee : they have well 
said all that they have spoken. 
29 ^''Oh that there were such a 
heart in them, that they would 
fear me, and keep all my com- 
mandments always, that ''it might 
be well with them, and with their 
children for ever ! 30 Go say to 
them, Return ye to your tents, 

31 ^But as for thee, stand thou 
here by me, and I will speak unto 
thee all the commandment, and 
the statutes, and the ordinances, 
which thou shalt teach them, that 
they may do them in the land 
which 1 give them to possess it. 

32 Ye shall observe to do therefore 
as Jehovah your God hath com- 
manded you : -^ye shall not turn 
aside to the right hand or to the 
left. 33 Ye shall walk in all the 
way which Jehovah your God hath 
commanded you, ^ that ye may live, 
and that it may be well with you, 
and that ye may prolong your days 
in the land which ye shall possess. 

6 Now this is the command- 
ment, the statutes, and the 
ordinances, which Jehovah your 
God commanded to teach you, that 
ye might do them in the land 
whither ye go over to possess it ; 
2 that thou mightest ^ fear Jehovah 
thy God, to keep all his statutes 
and his commandments, which I 
command thee, thou, and thy son, 
and thy son's son, * all the days of 
thy life ; and that thy days may 
be prolonged. 3 Hear therefore, 
O Israel, and observe to do it ; that 

1 Or, Oh that they had such a heart as this 
alway, to fear me, and keep all my command- 
ments, that &c. 



" ch. 18. 16 ; 

Ex. 20. 18, 

19 
* ch. 18. 17 
" Ps. 81. 13 ; 

Is. 48. 18 
<' ver. 16, 33 
" Ex. 24. 12 
/ch. 17. 20; 

28. 14 ; 

Josh. 1. 7 ; 

23. 6 
•' ch. 4. 1, 40 
t>- ch. 10. 12 
i ch. 4. 9 



fc ch. 5. 33 
' Ex. 3. 8, 17 
"' Mt. 22. 37 ; 

Mk. 12. 29, 

30 ; Lk. 10. 

27 
" ch. 4. 35, 39 
° ch. 4. 9 
1' ch. 11. 18 ; 

Ex. 12. 14 ; 

13. 9, 16 
9 ch. 11. 20 



ch. 9. 1 ; 
19. 1 ; Josh. 
24. 13 



» ch. 8. 10 ; 

11. 15 ; 14. 

29 
t ch. 4. 9 



Mt. 4. 10 ; 
Lk. 4. 8 



' ch. 6. 11 : 
10. 20 



^ ch. 4. 24 ; 
5. 9 



y Mt. 4. 7 ; 

Lk. 4. 12 

^ Ex. 17. 7 

« ch. 11. 22 



*it may be well with thee, and 
that ye may increase mightily, as 
Jehovah, the God of thy fathers, 
hath promised unto thee, in ^ a land 
flowing with milk and honey. 

4 ™ Hear, O Israel : '-^Jehovah our 
God is " one Jehovah : 5 and thou 
shalt love Jehovah thy God with 
all thy heart, and with all thy soul, 
and with all thy might. 6 And 
these words, which I command thee 
this day, shall be upon thy heart ; 

7 and Hhou shalt teach them dili- 
gently unto thy children, and shalt 
talk of them when thou sittest in 
thy house, and when thou walkest 
by the way, and when thou hest 
down, and when thou risest up. 

8 ^ And thou shalt bind them for a 
sign upon thy hand, and they shall 
be for frontlets between thine eyes. 

9 * And thou shalt write them upon 
the door-posts of thy house, and 
upon thy gates. 

10 And it shall be, when Jeho- 
vah thy God shall bring thee into 
the land which he sware unto thy 
fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and 
to Jacob, to give thee, ''great and 
goodly cities, which thou buildedst 
not, 1 1 and houses full of all good 
things, which thou filledst not, 
and cisterns hewn out, which thou 
hewedst not, vineyards and olive- 
trees, which thou plantedst not, 
and * thou shalt eat and be full ; 
1 2 then beware lest * thou forget Je- 
hovah, who brought thee forth out 
of the land of Egypt, out of the 
house of bondage. 1 3 " Thou shalt 
fear Jehovah thy God; and him 
shalt thou serve, and " shalt swear 
by his name. 14 Ye shall not go 
after other gods, of the gods of the 
peoples that are round about you ; 
15 for Jehovah thy God in the 
midst of thee is a ""^ jealous God; 
lest the anger of Jehovah thy God 
be kindled against thee, and he 
destroy thee from oflT the face of 
the earth. 

16 ^Ye shall not tempt Jehovah 
your God, ^as ye tempted him in 
Massah. 17 "Ye shall dihgently 
keep the commandments of Jeho- 
vah your God, and his testimonies, 
and his statutes, which he hath 
commanded thee. 18 And thou 
shalt do that which is right and 
good in the sight of Jehovah ; that 
* it may be well with thee, and that 

2 Or, Jehovah our God, Jehovah is one Or, 
Jehovah is our God, Jehovah is one Or, Jehovah 
is our God, Jehovah alone 



181 



6.19 



DEUTERONOMY 



7.18 



Children to be told of the great Deliverance. Israel warned against Apostasy. Blessings of Obedience 



thou mayest ffo in and possess the 
good land which Jehovah sware 
unto thy fathers, 19 to thrust out 
all thine enemies from before thee, 
as Jehovah hath spoken. 

20 " When thy son asketh thee in 
time to come, saying, What mean 
the testimonies, and the statutes, 
and the ordinances, which Jehovah 
our (iod hath commanded you ? 21 
tlien thou shalt say unto thy son, 
We were Pharaohs bondmen in 
Egypt : and Jehovah brought us 
out of Egypt with a mighty hand : 
22 and Jehovah showed signs and 
wonders, great and sore, upon 
Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon 
all 11 is house, before our eyes ; 
2'^ and he brought us out from 
thence, that he might bring us in, 
to give us the land which he sware 
unto our fathers. 24 And Jeho- 
vah commanded us to do all these 
statutes, *to fear Jehovah our God, 
for our good always, that he might- 
preserve us alive, as at this day. 
25 And "it shall be righteousness 
unto us, if we observe to do all this 
commandment before Jehovah our 
God, as he hath commanded us. 

7 ''When Jehovah thy God shall 
bring thee into the land whither 
thou goest to possess it, and shall 
^ cast out many nations before thee, 
the Hittite, and the Girgashite, and 
the Amorite, and the Canaanite, 
and the Perizzite, and the Hivite, 
and the Jebusite, ''seven nations 
greater and mightier than thou ; 
2 and when Jehovah thy God shall 
deliver them up before thee, and 
thou shalt smite them ; -^then thou 
shalt - utterly destroy them : ^ thou 
shalt make no covenant with them, 
* nor show mercy unto them ; 3 
' neither shalt thou make marriages 
with them ; thy daughter thou shalt 
not give unto his son, nor his 
daughter shalt thou take unto thy 
son. 4 For he Avill turn away thy 
son from following me, that they 
may serve other gods : so will 
the anger of Jehovah be kindled 
against you, and * he will destroy 
thee quickly. 5 But thus shall ye 
deal with them : ' ye shall break 
down their^ altars, and dash in 
pieces their "pillars, and hew down 
their Asherim, and burn their 
graven images with fire. 

6 For thou art '"a holy people 
unto Jehovah thy God : Jenovah 
thy God hath chosen thee to be 

1 Heb. i'luck off. 2 Heb. devote, s Or, obelisks 



« Ex. 13. 8, 

14 
bch. 10. 12 
'^ch. 24. 13 
d ch. 20. 10- 

18 

• Acts 13. 19 
/Num. 31. 

17 
'J Ex. 23. 32 
/' ver. 16 ; 

ch. 13. 8 

• Ex. 34. 1'., 
10 

• ch. 4. 26 

' ch. 12. 3 ; 
Ex. 23. 24 ; 
34. 13 
"^ ch. 14. 2, 
21 ; Ex. 
19. G 



« ch. 14. 2 ; 

26. 18; Ex. 

19. 5 
o ch. 4. 37 
P ch. 4. 35, 39 
« ch. 6. 10 



■ ch. 28. 1- 
14 ; Lev. 
26. 3-13 



ch. 13. 17 ; 
30. 5 ; Lev. 



« Ex. 23. 26 
" Ex. 15. 26 



" ver. 2 
^ Ex. 23. 33 

182 



"a people for his own possession, 
■* above all peoples that are ui)on 
the face of the earth. 7 " Jehovah 
did not set his love upon you, nor 
choose you, because ye were more 
in number than any people; for ye 
were the fewest of all peoples: 8 
but because Jehovah loveth you, 
and because he would keep the 
oath which he sware unto your 
fathers, hath Jehovah brought you 
out with a mighty hand, and re- 
deemed you out of the house of 
bondage, from the hand of Pharaoh 
king ot Egypt. 9 Know therefore 
that Jehovah thy God, ^' he is God, 
the faithful God, who keepeth cove- 
nant and lovingkindness with them 
that *love him and keep his com- 
mandments to a thousand genera- 
tions, 10 and repayeth them that 
hate him to their face, to destroy 
them : he will not be slack to him 
that hateth him, he will repay him 
to his face. 11 Thou shalt there- 
fore keep the commandment, and 
the statutes, and the ordinances, 
which I command thee this day, 
to do them. ^ 

12 ""And it shall come to pass, 
because ye hearken to these ordi- 
nances, and keep and do them, 
that Jehovah thy God will keep 
with thee the covenant and the 
lovingkindness which he sware 
unto thy fathers: 13 and he will 
love thee, and bless thee, and 
* multiply thee; he will also bless 
the fruit of thy body and the fruit 
of thy ground, thy grain and thy 
new wine and thine oil, the increase 
of thy cattle and the young of thy 
flock, in the land which he sware 
unto thy fathers to give thee. 14 
Thou shalt be blessed above all 
peoples : there shall not be male 
or female * barren among you, or 
among your cattle. 15 And "Je- 
hovah will take away from thee all 
sickness ; and none of the evil dis- 
eases of Egypt, which thou know- 
est, will he put upon thee, but will 
lay them upon all them that hate 
thee. 16 And thou shalt consume 
all the peoples that Jehovah thy 
God shall deliver unto thee ; "thine 
eye shall not pity them: neither 
snalt thou serve their gods ; for 
that will be ^ a snare unto thee. 

17 If thou shalt say in thy heart, 
These nations are more than I ; 
how can I dispossess them? 18 thou 
shalt not be afraid of them: thou 

* Or, out of 



7.19 



DEUTERONOMY 



8.18 



Premise or Divine Help against Enemies. Jehovah's gracious Dealings recalled 



shalt well remember what Jehovah 
thy God did unto Pharaoh, and 
unto all Egypt; 19 "the great 
trials which thine eyes saw, and 
the signs, and the wonders, and the 
mighty hand, and the outstretched 
arm, whereby Jehovah thy God 
brought thee out : so shall Jehovah 
thy God do unto all the peoples of 
whom thou art afraid. 20 More- 
over Jehovah thy God will send 
*the hornet among them, until they 
that are left, and ^ hide themselves, 
perish from before thee. 21 Thou 
shalt not be affrighted at them ; for 
"Jehovah thy God is in the midst 
of thee, a great God and a terrible. 
22 ''And Jehovah thy God will 
cast out those nations before thee 
by little and little : thou mayest 
not consume them ^at once, lest the 
beasts of the field increase upon 
thee. 23 ^But Jehovah thy God 
will deliver them up before thee, 
and will discomfit them with a 
great discomfiture, until they be 
destroyed. 24 -^And he will de- 
liver their kings into thy hand, 
and thou shalt make their name to 
perish. from under heaven: ^ there 
shall no man be able to stand be- 
fore thee, until thou have destroyed 
them. 25 ''The graven images of 
their gods shall ye burn with fire : 
thou shalt not covet the silver or 
the gold that is on them, nor take 
it unto thee, lest thou be snared 
therein ; for it is an abomination 
to Jehovah thy God. 26 And thou 
shalt not bring an abomination into 
thy house, and become a devoted 
thing like unto it : thou shalt 
utterly detest it, and thou shalt 
utterly abhor it ; for it is a de- 
voted thing. 

8 All the commandment which 
I command thee this day shall 
ye observe to do, that ye *may live, 
and multiply, and go in and possess 
the land which Jehovah sware unto 
your fathers. 2 ^And thou shalt 
remember all the way which Jeho- 
vah thy God hath led thee these 
forty years in the wilderness, that 
he might humble thee, 'to prove 
thee, to know what was in thy 
heart, whether thou wouldest keep 
his commandments, or not. 3 And 
he humbled thee, and suffered thee 
to hunger, and fed thee with manna, 
which thou knewest not, neither 
did thy fathers know ; that he 

1 Or, hide themselves from thee, perish. Thou 

2 Or, quickly 



» ch. 4. 34 
^ Ex. 23. 28 ; 

Josh. 24. 

12 
'' Ex. 29. 45 
d Ex. 23. 29, 

30 
* Ex. 23. 27 ; 

Josh. 10. 10 
/Josh. 6.2; 

10. 23 
^ ch. 11. 25 ; 

Josh. 1. 5 ; 

10. 8 ; 23. 9 
>>■ ver. 2 
i ch. 4. 1 
*; ver. 16 
!■ Ex. 15. 25 ; 

20. 20 



'"■ Mt. 4. 4 ; 

Lk. 4. 4 
" ch. 29. 6'; 

Neh. 9. 21 
" ch. 4. 36 ; 

Prov. 3. 

12 ; Heb. 

12.6 
P ch. 11. 9~ 

12 ; Jer. 

2.7 



9 ch. 6. 11 



»• ch. 4. 9 



' ver. 11 



t ch. 1. 19 
w Num. 21. 6 



' ch. 32. 13 ; 

Ex. 17. 6 ; 

Num. 20. 

11 ; Ps. 78. 

15 ; 114. 8 
■ Ex. 16. 15 



' Prov. 10. 
22 ; Ho8. 
2.8 



might make thee know that "'man 
doth not live by bread only, but by 
everything that proceedeth out of 
the mouth of Jehovah doth man 
live. 4 "Thy raiment waxed not 
old upon thee, neither did thy foot 
swell, these forty years. 5 ''And 
thou shalt consider in thy heart, 
that, as a man chasteneth his son, 
so Jehovah thj^ God chasteneth 
thee. 6 And thou shalt keep the 
commandments of Jehovah thy 
God, to walk in his ways, and to 
fear him. 7 For ^Jehovah thy God 
bringeth thee into a good land, a 
land of brooks of water, of fountains 
and springs, flowing forth in val- 
leys and hills ; 8 a land of wheat 
and barley, and vines and fig-trees 
and pomegranates ; a land of olive- 
trees and honey ; 9 a land wherein 
thou shalt eat bread without scarce- 
ness, thou shalt not lack anything 
in it ; a land whose stones are iron, 
and out of whose hills thou mayest 
dig copper. 10 And *thou shalt 
eat and be full, and thou shalt 
bless Jehovah _ thy God for the 
good land which he hath given 
thee. 

11 Beware lest thou ''forget Je- 
hovah thy God, in not keeping 
his commandrnents, and his ordi- 
nances, and his statutes, which I 
command thee this day: 12 lest, 
when thou hast eaten and art full, 
and hast built goodly houses, and 
dwelt therein; 13 and when thy 
herds and thy flocks multiply, and 
thy silver and thy gold is multi- 
plied, and all that thou hast is 
multiplied; 14 then thy heart be 
lifted up, and thou * forget Jehovah 
thy God, who brought thee forth 
out of the land of Egypt, out of 
the house of bondage ; 15 who led 
thee through Hhe great and terri- 
ble wilderness, ivkerein were "fiery 
serpents and scorpions, and thirsty 
ground where was no water ; who 
"brought thee forth water out of 
the rock of flint ; 1 6 ^vho fed thee 
in the wilderness with manna, 
"= which thy fathers knew not ; that 
he might humble thee, and that he 
might ^ prove thee, to do thee good 
at thy latter end : 17 and lest thou 
say in thy heart. My power and 
the might of my hand hath gotten 
me this wealth. 18 But thou shalt 
remember Jehovah thy God, for "= it 
is he that giveth thee power to get 
wealth ; that he may establish his 
covenant which he sware unto thy 



183 



a 19 DEUTERONOMY 

Warning against Self-righteousness. Moses rehearses the Story of the Two Tables and the fiolden Calf 



9.21 



fathers, as at this day. 19 And it 
shall be, if thou shalt foi'it^et Jeho- 
vah tliy God, and walk after other 
gods, and serve them, and worship 
them, "I testify against you this 
day that ye shall surely perisli. 
20 As the nations that Jehovah 
maketli to perish before you, so 
shall ye perish ; beeause ye would 
not hearken unto the voice of Jeho- 
vah your God. 

9 Hear, O Israel : thou art to 
pass over the Jordan this day, 
to go in to dispossess nations 
greater and mightier tlian thyself, 
cities great and fortified up to 
heaven, 2 a people great and tall, 
the sons of the Anakim, whom 
thou knowest, and of wdiom thou 
hast heard say, *Who can stand 
before the sons of Anak ? 3 Know 
therefore this day, that Jehovah 
thy God is he who goeth over 
before thee as ''a devouring fire; 
he will destroy them, and he will 
bring them down before thee : so 
shalt thou drive them out, and 
make them t(j perish quickly, as 
Jehovah hath spoken unto thee. 
4 Speak not thou in thy heart, 
after that Jehovah thv God hath 
thrust them out from before thee, 
saying, '' For my righteousness Je- 
hovah hath brought me in to pos- 
sess this land ; whereas *for the 
wickedness of these nations Jeho- 
vah doth drive them out from 
before thee. 5 Not for thy right- 
eousness, or for the uprightness of 
thy heart, dost thou go in to possess 
their land ; but for the wickedness 
of these nations Jehovah thy God 
doth drive them out from before 
thee, and that he may establish 
the word which Jehovah sware 
unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to 
Isaac, and to Jacob. 

6 Know therefore, that Jehovah 
thy God giveth thee not this good 
land to possess it for thy righteous- 
ness ; for^ thou art ^a stiffnecked 
people. 7 Remember, forget thou 
not, how thou provokedst Jehovah 
thy God to wrath in the wilder- 
ness : ^from the day' that thou 
wentest forth out of the land of 
Egypt, until ye came unto this 
place, ye have been rebellious 
against Jehovah. 8 Also '' in Horeb 
ye provoked Jehovah to wrath, and 
Jehovah was angry with you to 
destroy you. 9 When I was gone 
up into the mount to receive the 
tables of stone, even the tables of 



" ch. 4. 26 ; 

30. 18 

6 Num. 13. 

22, 28, 33 ; 

Josh. 11. 

21, 22 
<= ch. 4. 24 
d ver. 7, 24 ; 

ch. 31. 27 
' ch. 12. 31 ; 

18. 9-14 ; 

Lev. 18. 3, 

24-30 
/ver. 13; 

ch. 10. 16; 

31. 27 

c Num. 14. 

22 
'' Ex. 32. 7-10 



' ver. 18 ; 

ch. 8. 3 ; 

Ex. 24. 18 
k ch. 4. 13 



Ex. 32. 10 



" Ex. 32. 15- 
19 



P Ex. 34. 28 
9 ch. 10. 10 
'' ver. 9 
* Ex. 34. 9 

< Heb. 12. 21 
" Ex. 34. 10 

" Ex. 32. 20 
184 



the covenant which Jehovah made 
with you, then I abode in the mount 
forty days and forty nights ; * I did 
neither eat bread nor drink water. 
10 And Jehovah delivered unto 
me the two tables of stone ^written 
with the finger of God; and on 
them ivas ivritten according to all 
the words, which Jehovah spake 
with you in the mount out of the 
midst of the fire in the day of the 
assembly, 1 1 And it came to pass 
' at the end of forty days and forty 
nights, that Jehovah gave me the 
two tables of stone, even the tables 
of the covenant, 1 2 "' And Jehovah 
said unto me, Arise, get thee down 
quickly from hence ; for thy people 
tnat thou hast brought forth out of 
Egypt have corrupted themselves ; 
they are quickly turned aside out 
of the way w^hich I commanded 
them ; they have made them a 
molten image. 13 Furthermore 
Jehovah spake unto me, saying, I 
have seen this people, and, behold, 
it is a stiffnecked people : 14" let 
me alone, that I may destroj^ them, 
and blot out their name from under 
heaven ; and I w-ill make of .thee a 
nation mightier and greater than 
they. 15 "So I turned and came 
down from the mount, and the 
mount was burning with fire : and 
the two tables of the covenant were 
in my two hands. 1 6 And I looked, 
and, behold, ye had sinned against 
Jehovah your God; ye had made 
you a molten calf : ye had turned 
aside quickly out of the way which 
Jehovah had commanded you. 1 7 
And 1 took hold of the two tables, 
and cast them out of my two hands, 
and brake them before your eyes. 
18 ^'And I fell down before Jeho- 
vah, « as at the first, forty days and 
forty nights; ''I did neither eat 
bread nor drink water; * because 
of all your sin which ye sinned, in 
doing that which was evil in the 
sight of Jehovah, to provoke him 
to anger, 19 For 'I w^as afraid 
of the anger and hot displeasure, 
wherewith Jehovah was wroth 
against you to destroy you, " But 
Jehovah hearkened unto me that 
time also, 20 And Jehovah was 
very angry with Aaron to destroy 
him : and I prayed for Aaron also 
at the same time. 21 *'And I took 
your sin, the calf which ye had 
made, and burnt it with fire, and 
stamped it, grinding it very small, 
until it was as fine as dust : and I 



9.22 



DEUTEEONOMY 



10.19 



Israel's Rebellions and Noses' Intercession. Bloses' Second Stay in the Mount. Reverence for Jehovah enjoined 



cast the dust thereof into the brook 
that descended out of the mount. 

22 And at "Taberah, and at 
*Massah, and at " Kibroth-hattaa- 
vah, ye provoked Jehovah to 
wrath. 23 And when Jehovah 
sent you from Kadesh-barnea, say- 
ing, Go up and possess the land 
which I have given you ; then ye 
rebelled against the commandment 
of Jehovah your God, and ye be- 
lieved him not, nor hearkened to 
his voice. 24 '^ Ye have been rebel- 
lious against Jehovah from the day 
that I knew you. 

25 "So I fell down before Jeho- 
vah the forty days and forty nights 
that I fell down, because Jehovah 
had said he would destroy you. 
26 -^And I prayed unto Jehovah, 
and said, O Lord Jehovah, destroy- 
not thy people and thine inheri- 
tance, that thou hast redeemed 
through thy greatness, that thou 
hast brought forth out of Egypt 
with a mighty hand. 27 Remem- 
ber thy servants, Abraham, Isaac, 
and Jacob ; look not unto the stub- 
bornness of this people, nor to their 
wickedness, nor to their sin, 28 lest 
the land whence thou broughtest 
us out say, Because Jehovah was 
not able to bring them into the 
land which he promised unto them, 
and because he hated them, he hath 
brought them out to slay them in 
the wilderness. 29 Yet they are 
thy people and ^ thine inheritance, 
which thou broughtest out by thy 
''great power and by thine out- 
stretched arm. 

■i f\ At that time Jehovah said 
JLw unto me, *Hew thee two 
tables of stone like unto the first, 
and come up unto me into the 
mount, and ^make thee an ark of 
• wood. 2 And ' I will write on the 
tables the words that were on the 
first tables which thou brakest, and 
'"thou shalt put them in the ark. 
3 So "I made an ark of acacia 
wood, and "hewed two tables of 
stone like unto the first, and went 
up into the mount, having the two 
tables in my hand. 4 And he 
wrote on the tables, according to 
the first writing, ^Hhe ten ^com- 
mandments, which Jehovah spake 
unto you in the mount out of the 
midst of the fire in the day of the 
assembly : and Jehovah gave them 
unto me. 5 And I turned and 
came down from the mount, and 

1 Heb. words. 



"Num. 11. 3 
*> Ex. 17. 7 
" Num. 11. 

34 
rf ver. 7 
" ver. 18 
/Ex. 32. Il- 
ls 
" Ps. 106. 40 
h ch. 4. 34 
' Ex. 34. 1 
fc Ex. 25. 10 
« ch. 4. 13 
""■ Ex. 25. 16 
" Ex. 37. 1-9 
" Ex. 34. 4 
P ch. 4. 13 ; 
Ex. 34. 28 



9 Ex. 40. 20 
'■ Num. 33. 

3(1, 31 
* Num. 20. 

2.V-28 
t Num. 33. 

33, 34 
" ch. 31. 9 ; 

Num. 3. 6 ; 

18. 1-7 
" ch. 17. 12 ; 

18. 6 ; 21. 5 
^ Num. 18. 

20, 24 

y ch. 9. 18 



^ Mic. 6. 8 

« ch. 6. 5 
f> ch. 4. 29 



'^ 1 K. 8. 27 ; 

Neh. 9. 6 ; 

Ps. 68. 33 ; 

115. 16 
d ch. 4. 37 



' Jer. 4. 4 



/ch. 9. 6 
y Josh. 22. 

22 ; Ps. 

136. 2 



h. ch. 1. 17 
'ch. 16. 19 
fc Ex. 22. 22- 

24 ; Ps. 

68.5 

' Lev. 19. 34 ; 
Ezek. 47. 
22, 23 



''put the tables in the ark which I 
had made ; and there they are as 
Jehovah commanded me. 6 (And 
the children of Israel journeyed 
from -^Beeroth '' Bene-jaakan to 
Moserah. 'There Aaron died, and 
there he was buried ; and Eleazar 
his son ministered in the priest's 
ofiice in his stead. 7 * From thence 
they journeyed unto Gudgodah ; 
and from Gudgodah to Jotbathah, 
a land of brooks of water. 8 " At 
that time Jehovah set apart the 
tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the 
covenant of Jehovah, to stand be- 
fore Jehovah "to minister unto 
him, and to bless in his name, unto 
this day. ^ "^ Wherefore Levi hath 
no portion nor inheritance with 
his brethren ; Jehovah is his in- 
heritance, according as Jehovah 
thy God spake unto him. ) 10^ And 
I stayed in the mount, as at the 
first time, forty daj^s and forty 
nights : and Jehovah hearkened 
unto me that time also ; Jehovah 
would not destroy thee. 11 And 
Jehovah said unto me. Arise, take 
thy journey before the people ; and 
they shall go in and possess the 
land, which I sware unto their 
fathers to give unto them. 

12 ^And now, Israel, what doth 
Jehovah thy God require of thee, 
but to fear Jehovah thy God, to 
walk in all his ways, and " to love 
him, and to serve Jehovah thv 
God with ^ all thy heart and with 
all thy soul, 13 to keep the com- 
mandments of Jehovah, and his 
statutes, which I command thee 
this day for thy good 1 1 4 Behold, 
"^ unto Jehovah thy God belongeth 
heaven and the heaven of heavens, 
the earth, with all that is therein. 
15 '^ Only Jehovah had a delight in 
thy fathers to love them, and he 
chose their seed after them, even 
you ^ above all peoples, as at this 
day. 16 * Circumcise therefore 
the foreskin of your heart, and be 
no more -^stiffiiecked. 17 ^For 
Jehovah your God, he is God of 
gods, and Lord of lords, the great 
God, the mighty, and the terrible, 
''who regardeth not persons, nor 
' taketh reward. 1 8 He doth exe- 
cute justice for ^ the fatherless and 
widow, and loveth the sojourner, 
in giving him food and raiment. 
19 ^Love ye therefore the so- 
journer ; for ye were sojourners in 

2 Or, the wells of the children ofJaakan 

3 Or, out of 



185 



10.20 



R«asens 



DEUTERONOMY 

for Obedience recounted. Rewards of Obedience. Study of the Law enjoined 



11.24 



the land of Egypt. ^ 20 Ihou sha t 
fear Jehovah thy God; him shalt 
thou serve ; and " to hnn slialt thou 
cleave, and 'by his name shalt 
thou swear. 2 1 He is ' thy praise, 
and he is tliy God, that hath done 
for thee these great and terrible 
things, which thine eyes have 
seen. 22 ** Thy fathers went down- 
into Egypt with threescore and 
ten persons; 'and now Jehovah 
thy tiod hath made thee as the 
stars of heaven for multitude. 

n Therefore thou shalt -^love 
Jehovah thy God, and ^ keep 
his charge, and his statutes, and 
his ordinances, and his command- 
ments, alway. 2 And know ye this 
day : * for / speak not with your 
children that have not known, and 
that have not seen the ^ chastise- 
ment of Jehovah your God, his 
greatness, his mighty hand, and 
his outstretched arm, 3 and his 
signs, and his works, which he did 
in the midst of Egypt unto Pharaoh 
the king of Egypt, and unto all his 
land ; 4 and what he did unto the 
army of EgjqDt, unto their horses, 
and to their chariots; 'how he 
made the water of the Red Sea to 
overflow them as they pursued 
after you, and how Jehovah hath 
destroyed them unto this day; 5 
and what he did unto you in the 
wilderness, until ye came unto this 
place; 6 and *what he did unto 
Dathan and Abiram. the sons of 
Eliab, the son of Reuben ; how the 
earth opened its mouth, and swal- 
lowed them up, and their house- 
holds, and their tents, and 'every 
living thing that followed them, in 
the midst of all Israel : 7 but your 
eyes have seen all the great work 
of Jehovah which he did. 

8 Therefore shall ye keep all the 
commandment which I command 
thee this day, '"that ye may be 
strong, and go in and possess the 
land, whither ye go over to possess 
it ; 9 " and that ye may prolong 
your days in the land, whicn Jeho- 
vah sware unto your fathers to give 
unto them and to their seed, a land 
flowing with milk and honey. 10 
For the land, wdiither thou goest 
in to possess it, is not as the land 
of Egypt, from whence ye came 
out, where thou sowedst thy seed, 
and wateredst it with thy foot, as 
a garden of herbs ; 1 1 but the land, 
whither ye go over to possess it, is 

1 Or. institiction 



" ch. 11. 22 ; 

13.4 
bch. 6. 11; 

6. 13 
" Ps. 109. 1 ; 

148. 14 
d Gen. 40. 27 
" ch. 1. 10 
/ch. 6.5; 10. 

12 
'J Lev. 18. 30 ; 

22. 9 
h ch. 4. 34 
i Ex. 14. 28 
k Num. 16. 

31-33 
I Num. 26. 

10,11 
"' Ch. 31. 6, 7, 

23 
" ch. 4. 40 ; 

6. 33 ; 6. 2 



° ver. 1 
i' Ch. 4. 29 
9 ch. 28. 12 

»• ch. 6. 11 



* ch. 28. 24 


t ch. 4. 26 


" ch. 6. 8 ; 
Ex. 12. 14 ; 
13. 9, 16 


" ch. 4. 9, 10 
6.7 



^ ch. 6. 9 



y ch. 6. 17 
- ver. 1 
" ch. 10. 20 



b Josh. 1. 3 



" ch. 1. 7, 8 ; 
(Jen. lo. 
18 ; Ex. 23. 
31 



a land of hills and valleys, and 
drinketh water of the rain of 
heaven, 12 a land which Jehovah 
thy God '-"careth for: the eyes of 
Jehovah thy God are always upon 
it, from the beginning of the year 
even unto the end of the year. 

13 And it shall come to pass, if 
ye shall hearken diligently unto 
my commandments which I com- 
mand you this day, ° to love Jeho- 
vah j^our God, and to serve him 
^with all your heart and with all 
your soul, 14 that/ 1 will give the 
rain of your land in its season, the 
former rain and the latter rain, 
that thou mayest gather in thy 
grain, and thy new wine, and thine 
oil. 15 And I will give grass in 
thy fields for thy cattle, and '" thou 
shalt eat and be full. 16 Take 
heed to yourselves, lest your heart 
be deceived, and ye turn aside, 
and serve other gods, and worship 
them ; 1 7 and the anger of Jehovah 
be kindled against you, and he shut 
up the heavens, * so that there shall 
be no rain, and the land shall not 
yield its fruit; and *ye perish 
quickly from off the good land 
which Jehovah giveth you. 

18 ''Therefore shall ye lay up 
these my words in your heart and 
in your soul ; and ye shall bind 
them for a sign upon your hand, 
and they shall be for frontlets 
between your eyes. 19 *'And ye 
shall teach them your children, 
talking of them, when thou sittest 
in thy house, and when thou walk- 
est by the way, and when thou liest 
down, and when thou risest up. 
20 ^And thou shalt write them 
upon the door-posts of thy house, 
and upon thy gates ; 21 that j'our 
days may be multiplied, and the 
days of your children, in the land 
which Jehovah sware unto your 
fathers to give them, as the days 
of the heavens above the earth. 

22 For if ye shall ^diligently keep 
all this commandment which I 
command you, to do it. Ho love 
Jehovah your God, to walk in all 
his ways, and * to cleave unto him ; 

23 then will Jehovah drive out all 
these nations from before you, and 
ye shall dispossess nations greater 
and mightier than yourselves. 24 
* Every place whereon the sole of 
your foot shall tread shall be 

Eours : " from the wilderness, and 
lebanon, from the river, the river 

2 Heb. seeketh a/ter. 



186 



11.25 



DEUTEEONOMY 



12.17 



Command concerning Ebal and (ierizim. All Offerings to be made in One Place, law respecting the Eating of Flesh 



Euphrates, even unto the ^hinder 
sea shall be your border. 25 
"There shall no man be able to 
stand before you : Jehovah your 
God shall lay the fear of you and 
the dread of you upon all the land 
that ye shall tread upon, as he 
hath spoken unto you. 

26 * Behold, I set before you this 
day a blessing and a curse : 27 the 
blessing, if ye shall hearken unto 
the commandments of Jehovah 
your God, which I command you 
this day ; 28 and the curse, if ye 
shall not hearken unto the com- 
mandments of Jehovah your God, 
but turn aside out of the way which 
I command you this day, to go 
after other gods, which ye have 
not known. 29 And it shall come 
to pass, when Jehovah thy God 
shall bring thee into the land 
whither thou goest to possess it, 
''that thou shalt set the blessing 
upon mount Gerizim, and the curse 
upon mount Ebal. 30 Are they 
not beyond the Jordan, behind the 
way of the going down of the sun, 
in the land of the Canaanites that 
dwell in the Arabah, over against 
'^Gilgal, beside Hhe ^oaks of Moreh 1 
31 For ye are to pass over the 
Jordan to go in to possess the land 
which Jehovah your God giveth 
you, and -^ye shall possess it, and 
dwell therein. 32 And ye shall 
observe to do all the statutes and 
the ordinances which I set before 
you this day. 

-j r> These are the statutes and 
X j^ the ordinances which ye shall 
observe to do in the land which 
Jehovah, the God of thy fathers, 
hath given thee to possess it, ^all 
the days that ye live upon the 
earth. 2 Ye shall surely destroy 
all the places wherein the nations 
that ye shall dispossess served their 
gods, upon the high mountains, and 
upon the hills, and under every 
green tree : 3 and '* ye shall break 
down their altars, and dash in 
pieces their ^pillars, and burn 
their Asherim with fire ; and ye 
shall hew down the graven images 
of their gods ; and ye shall destroy 
their name out of that place. 4 Ye 
shall not do so unto Jehovah your 
God. 5 ' But unto the place which 
Jehovah your God shall choose out 
of all your tribes, to put his name 
there, even unto his habitation 

1 That is, ivestern. 2 Or, terebinths 

3 Or, obelisks 



" ch. 7. 24 ; 

Ex. 23. 27 
b ch. 30. 1, 19 
«= ch. 27. 12 ; 
■ Josh. 8. 33 
d Josh. 4. 19 
« Gen. 12. 6 
/ch. 17. 14; 

Josh. 21. 

43 
^ ch. 4. 9 
h ch. 7. 6 
i ver. 11, 13 ; 

Ex. 20. 24 



fc ver. 12, 18 ; 
ch. 14. 26 ; 

28. 47 



I ch. 3. 20 ; 

26. 19 ; Ps. 

95. 11 
'"' ch. 4. 21 



" Josh. 11. 
23 



P ver. 7 



9 ver. 18, 19 ; 

ch. 26. 

11-13 
'" ch. 10. 9 

' ver. 6, 11 



t ver. 20-23 



" ver. 22 ; ch. 
14. 6 

« Lev. 17. 

10-12 
^ ch. 15. 23 
y ver. 26 



shall ye seek, and thither thou 
shalt come ; 6 and thither ye shall 
bring your burnt-offerings, and 
your sacrifices, and your tithes, 
and the heave-offering of your 
hand, and your vows, and your 
freewill-offerings, and the firstlings 
of your herd and of your flock : 
7 and there ye shall eat before 
Jehovah your God, and ye *' shall 
rejoice in all that ye put your hand 
unto, ye and your households, 
wherein Jehovah thy God hath 
blessed thee. 8 Ye shall not do 
after all the things that we do here 
this day, every man whatsoever is 
right in his own eyes ; 9 for ye are 
not as yet come to ' the rest and to 
the "* inheritance, which Jehovah 
thy God giveth thee. 10 But when 
ye go over the Jordan, and dwell in 
the land Avhich Jehovah your God 
causeth you to inherit, and "he 
giveth you rest from all your ene- 
mies round about, so that ye dwell 
in safety; 11 "then it shall come 
to pass that to the place which 
Jehovah your God shall choose, to 
cause his name to dwell there, 
thither shall ye bring all that I 
command you : your burnt-ofter- 
ings, and your sacrifices, your 
tithes, and the heave-offering of 
your hand, and all your choice 
vows which ye vow unto Jehovah. 
12 And ye shall ^'rejoice before 
Jehovah your God, ye, and your 
sons, and your daughters, and 
your men-servants, and your maid- 
servants, and the *Levite that is 
within your gates, forasmuch as 
''he hath no portion nor inheri- 
tance with you. 13 *Take heed to 
thyself that thou offer not thy 
burnt-offerings in every place that 
thou seest ; 1 4 but in the place 
which Jehovah shall choose in one 
of thy tribes^ there thou shalt offer 
thy burnt-offerings, and there thou 
shalt do all that I command thee. 

15 * Notwithstanding, thou may- 
est kill and eat flesh within all thy 
gates, after all the desire of thy 
soul, according to the blessing of 
Jehovah thy God which he hath 
given thee : the unclean and the 
clean may eat thereof, as of "the 
gazelle, and as of the hart. 16 
" Only ye shall not eat the blood ; 
*thou shalt pour it out upon the 
earth as water. 17^ Thou mayest 
not eat within thy gates the tithe 
of thy grain, or of thy new wine, or 
of thine oil, or the firstlings of thy 



187 



12. 18 



DEUTEKONOMY 



13.7 



Flesh, but not blood or coiiso. rated Things, may he eaten at Home. Cautious against Sednction to Idolatry 



herd or of thy flock, nor any of thy 
vows which thou vowest, nor 
thy freewill oH'ci-in^.s, nor the 
heave-oflerin^' of tliy liand ; 18 but 
thou shalt eat them before Jehovah 
thy Ood in "the place which Jeho- 
vah thy Clod shall choose, thou and 
thy son. and thy daughter, an( thy 
man-servant, and thy maid-ser- 
vant, and the ''Levite that is within 
thy gates: and thou shalt ''rejoice 
Wfore Jehovah thy God in all 
that thou puttest thy hand unto. 
19 Take heed to tliyself that thou 
forsake not the Levite as long as 
thou livest in thy land. 

'20 When .h^hovah thy God shall 
enlarge thy border, as he hath 
promised thee, and thou shalt say, 
I will eat flesh, because thy soul 
desireth to eat flesh ; thou mayest 
eat flesh, after all the desire of thy 
soul. 21 If the place which Jeho- 
vah thy God shall choose, to put 
his name there, be too far from 
thee, then thou shalt kill of thy 
herd and of thy flock, which Jeho- 
vah hath given thee, as I have 
commanded thee ; and thou may- 
est eat within thy gates, after all 
the desire of thy soul, 22 Even as 
the gazelle and as the hart is eaten, 
so thou shalt eat thereof : the un- 
clean and the clean may eat thereof 
alike. 23 Only be sure that thou 
•* eat not the blood : for the blood is 
the life ; and thou shalt not eat the 
life with the flesh. 24 Thou shalt 
not eat it ; thou shalt pour it out 
upon the earth as water. 25 Thou 
shalt not eat it; that '"it may go 
well with thee, and with thy chil- 
dren after thee, when thou shalt do 
that which is right in the eyes of 
Jehovah. 26 ^ Only thy holy things 
which thou hast, and thy vows, thou 
shalt take, and go unto the place 
which Jehovah shall choose ; 27 and 
thou shalt offer thy burnt-oflerings, 
the flesh and the blood, upon the 
altar of Jehovah thy God ; and the 
blood of thy sacrifices shall be 
poured out upon the altar of Jeho- 
vah thy God ; and '' thou shalt eat 
the flesh. 28 Observe and hear all 
these words which I command thee, 
that '^ it may go well with thee, and 
with thy children after thee for 
ever, when thou doest that which 
is good and right in the eyes of 
Jehovah thy God. 

29 When Jehovah thv God shall 
cut off the nations from before thee, 
whither thou goest in to dispossess 



" ver. 


5 


* ver. 


12 


''ver. 


7 


d ver. 


16 


"ch. 


4. 40 


/ver. 


17 


"Lev 


. 3. 1-1 


Ach. 


4. 40 



I ch. 9. 



fc ch. 18. 10 ; 
Lev. 18. 21 : 
Ps. 106. 37 



*[Ch. xiii. 1 
in Heb.] 
' ch. 4. 2 



Mt. 24. 24 ; 
Mk. 13. 22 



" ch. 8. 2, 
Ex. 20. 2 
P ch. 6. 5 



5 ch. 10. 



^ ver. 9, 15 ; 
ch. 17. 5 



* ver. 10 ; ch. 
4. 19 



< ch. 17. 2-7 ; 
29. 18 



" ver. 2 



188 



them, and thou dispossessest them, 
and dwellest in their land ; 30 take 
heed to thyself that thou be not en- 
snared ^ to follow them, after that 
they are destroyed from before 
thee ; and that thou inquire not 
after their gods, saying, How do 
these nations serve theirgodsT-^even 
so will I do likewise. 31 'Thou shalt 
not do so unto Jehovah thy God : 
for every abomination to Jehovah, 
which he hateth, have they done 
unto their gods ; * for even their 
sons and their daughters do they 
burn in the fire to their gods. 

*32 'What thing soever I com- 
mand you, that shall ye observe to 
do : thou shalt not add thereto, nor 
diminish from it. 

-4 Q "*If there arise in the midst 
J_0 of thee a prophet, or a 
dreamer of dreams, and he give 
thee a sign or a wonder, 2 and the 
sign or the wonder come to pass, 
whereof he spake unto thee, say- 
ing, "Let us go after other gods, 
which thou hast not known, and 
let us serve them ; 3 thou shalt not 
hearken unto the words of that 
prophet, or unto that dreamer of 
dreams : for Jehovah your God 
"proveth you, to know whether 
^ye love Jehovah your God with 
all your heart and with all j^our 
soul. 4 Ye shall walk after Jeho- 
vah your God, and fear him, and 
keep his commandments, and obey 
his voice, and ye shall serve him, 
and * cleave unto him. 5 And that 
prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, 
shall be ''put to death, because he 
hath spoken ^rebellion against 
Jehovah your God, who brought 
you out of the land of Egypt, and 
redeemed thee out of the house of 
bondage. Ho draw thee aside out 
of the way which Jehovah thy God 
commanded thee to walk in. So 
shalt thou put away the evil from 
the midst of thee. 

6 * If thy brother, the son of thy 
mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, 
or the wife of thy bosom, or thy 
friend, that is as thine own soul, 
entice thee secretly, saying, "Let 
us go and serve other gods, which 
thou hast not known, thou, nor thy 
fathers ; 7 of the gods of the peo- 
ples that are round about you, nigh 
unto thee, or far off from thee, from 
the one end of the earth even unto 

1 Heb. after them. 

2 Or, that I also may do likeivise 

3 Heb. turning aside. 



13.8 



DEUTERONOMY 



14. 21 



Cautions against Seduction to Idolatry. Disfigurement for the Dead forbidden. Clean and Unclean Animals 



the other end of the earth ; 8 thou 
shalt not consent unto him, nor 
hearken unto him ; "neither shall 
thine eye pity him, neither shalt 
thou spare, neither shalt thou con- 
ceal him : 9 ^ but thou shalt surely 
kill him ; " thy hand shall be first 
upon him to put him to death, and 
afterwards the hand of all the 

Eeople. 10 And thou shalt stone 
im to death with stones, because 
he hath sought '^to draw thee away 
from Jehovah thy God, who brought 
thee out of the land of Egypt, out 
of the house of bondage. 1 1 And 
all Israel shall hear, and fear, and 
shall do no more any such wick- 
edness as this is in the midst of 
thee. 

12 If thou shalt hear tell ^con- 
cerning one of thy cities, which 
Jehovah thy God giveth thee to 
dwell there, saying, 13 Certain 
^base fellows are gone out from 
the midst of thee, and have drawn 
away the inhabitants of their city, 
saying, ^ Let us go and serve other 
gods, which ye have not known ; 
14 then shalt thou inquire, and 
make search, and ask diligently ; 
and, behold, if it be truth, and 
the thing certain, that such abomi- 
nation is wrought in the midst of 
thee, 15 -^thou shalt surely smite 
the inhabitants of that city with 
the edge of the sword, ^ destroying 
it utterly, and all that is therein 
and the cattle thereof, with the 
edge of the sword. 16 ^And 
thou shalt gather all the spoil 
of it into the midst of the street 
thereof, and shalt burn with fire 
the city^ and all the spoil thereof 
^ every whit, unto Jehovah thy 
God : and it shall be a ^ heap for 
ever ; it shall not be built again. 

17 And there shall cleave nought 
of the devoted thing to thy hand ; 
that Jehovah may turn from ^ the 
fierceness of his anger, and ' show 
thee mercy, and have compassion 
upon thee, and '^multiply thee, as 
he hath sworn unto thy fathers ; 

18 when thou shalt hearken to 
the voice of Jehovah thy God, to 
keep all his commandments which 
I command thee this day, to do 
that which is right in the eyes of 
Jehovah thy God. 

^ /\ Ye are the children of 
_Lt: Jehovah your God: ^ye 

1 Or, in 2 Heb. sons of worthlessness. 

2 Heb. devotina it. 

* Or, as a whole burnt-offering 
s Or, mound Heb. tel. 



°- ch. r. 2 

1^ ver. 5 
" ch. 17. 7 ; 

Lev. 24. 14 
d ver. 5 
" ver. 2 
/ver. 6 
'J ch. 7. 25, 26 
t' Ex. 32. 12 ; 

Num. 25. 4 
'■ ch. 30. 3 
fc ch. 7. 13 
i Lev. 21. 5 



"" ch. 7. 6 
"■ Lev. 11. 1- 

45; Acts 

10. 14 



' ver. 2 



189 



shall not cut yourselves, nor make 
any baldness between your eyes 
for the dead. 2 For thou art 
"'a holy people unto Jehovah thy 
God, and Jehovah hath chosen 
thee to be a people for his own 
possession, ^ above all peoples that 
are upon the face of the earth. 

3 Thou shalt not eat any abomi- 
nable thing. 4 "These are the 
beasts which ye may eat : the ox, 
the sheep, and the goat, 5 the 
hart, and the gazelle, and the roe- 
buck, and the wild goat, and the 
pygarg, and the antelope, and the 
chamois. 6 And every beast that 

garteth the hoof, and hath the 
oof cloven in two, and "^ cheweth 
the cud, among the beasts, that 
may ye eat. 7 Nevertheless these 
ye shall not eat of them that chew 
the cud, or of them that have the 
hoof cloven : The camel, and the 
hare, and the coney, because they 
chew the cud but part not the 
hoof, they are unclean unto you. 
8 And the swine, because he part- 
eth the hoof but cheweth not the 
cud, he is unclean unto you : of 
their flesh ye shall not eat, and 
their carcasses ye shall not touch. 

9 These ye may eat of all that 
are in the waters : whatsoever 
hath fins and scales may ye eat; 
10 and whatsoever hath not fins 
and scales ye shall not eat ; it is 
unclean unto you. 

1 1 Of all clean birds ye may eat. 
1 2 But these are they of which ye 
shall not eat : the eagle, and the 
gier-eagle, and the ospray, 13 and 
the glede, and the falcon, and the 
kite after its kind, 14 and every 
raven after its kind, 15 and the 
ostrich, and the night-hawk, and 
the sea-mew, and the hawk after 
its kind, 16 the little owl, and 
the great owl, and the horned 
owl, 17 and the pelican, and the 
vulture, and the cormorant, 18 and 
the stork, and the heron after its 
kind, and the hoopoe, and the 
bat. 19 And all winged creeping 
things are unclean unto you : they 
shall not be eaten. 20 Of all 
clean birds ye may eat. 

21 Ye shall not eat of anything 
that dieth of itself: thou mayest 
give it unto the sojourner that is 
within thy gates, that he may eat 
it ; or thou mayest sell it unto a 
foreigner: for thou art a "holy 
people unto Jehovah thy God. 



Or, out of 



7 Heb. bringeth up. 



°Ex 


23 


19; 


34. 


26 




bch 


12 


6 


''ch. 


4. 


10 


dch. 


12 


6 


«ch 


12 


7 


/ch. 


12. 


12 


'Jch. 


10. 


9 


Ach. 


26. 


12 


'• ch. 


10. 


9 


*ch. 


16. 


11» 


14; 


24 


19- 


21; 


26 


12 


'ch. 


6. 


tl 


'^ch. 


31. 


10 


"ch. 


28. 


12, 


13 







" ver. 11 



14. 22 DEUTERONOMY 

Tithes prescribed. Seventh Year of Release for Debt. Release of Bond-servants 

"Thou shalt not boil a kid in its 
mother's milk. 

22 Thou shalt surely tithe all 
the increase of thy seed, that 
which Cometh forth from the field 
year by year. 23 And thou shalt 
eat before Jehovah thy God, ^in 
the place which he shall choose, 
to cause his name to dwell there, 
the tithe of thy grain, of thy new 
wine, and of thine oil, and the 
iirstlin<,'s of thy herd and of thy 
Hock ; that thou mayest "^ learn to 
fear Jehovah thy God always. 
24 And if the way be too long for 
tliee, so that thou art not able to 
carry it, because the place is too 
far trom thee, which Jehovah thy 
God shall choose, '^ to set his name 
there, when Jehovah thy God 
sliall bless thee; 25 then shalt 
thou turn it into money, and bind 
up the money in thy hand, and 
slialt go unto the place which 
.lehovan thy God shall choose : 
'IQ and thou shalt bestow the 
money for whatsoever thy soul de- 
sireth, for oxen, or for sheep, or for 
wine, or for strong drink, or for 
whatsoever thy soul asketh of thee ; 
and 'thou shalt eat there before 
Jehovah thy God, and thou shalt 
rejoice, thou and thy household. 
27 And •'^the Levite that is within 
thy gates, thou shalt not forsake 
him ; ^ for he hath no portion nor 
inheritance with thee. 

28 ''At the end of every three 
years thou shalt bring forth all 
the tithe of thine increase in the 
same year, and shalt lay it up 
within thy gates : 29 and the 
Levite, 'because he hath no por- 
tion nor inheritance with tnee, 
and ^the sojourner, and the father- 
less, and the widow, that are within 
thy gates, shall come, and 'shall 
eat and be satisfied ; that Jehovah 
thy God may bless thee in all the 
work of thy hand which thou doest. 
i ^ '"At the end of every seven 
LfJ years thou shalt make a 
release. 2 And this is the manner 
of the release : every creditor shall 
release that which he hath lent 
unto his neighbor ; he shall not 
exact it of his neighbor and his 
brother ; because Jehovah's release 
hath been proclaimed. .3 Of a 
foreigner thou mayest exact it: 
but whatsoever of thine is with 
thy brother thy hand shall ^re- 
lease. 4 Howbeit there shall be 

1 Or, release : save when there &c. 



15.16 



P ver. 1 



3 ch. 24. 15 ; 
Ex. 22. 23 



■ Mt. 26. 11 ; 
Mk. 14. 7 ; 
Jn. 12. 8 



« Ex. 21. 2-6 ; 
Lev. 25. 
39-43 



190 



no poor with thee (for Jehovah 
will surely bless thee in the land 
which Jehovah thy God giveth 
thee for an inheritance to possess 
it), 5 if only thou diligently 
hearken unto the voice of Jenovah 
thy God, to observe to do all this 
commandment which I command 
thee this day. 6 "For Jehovah thy 
God will bless thee, as he prom- 
ised thee : and thou shalt lend 
unto many nations, but thou shalt 
not borrow ; and thou shalt rule 
over many nations, but they shall 
not rule over thee. 

7 If there be with thee " a poor 
man, one of thy brethren, within 
any of thy gates in thy land which 
Jehovah thy God giveth thee, 
thou shalt not harden thy heart, 
nor shut thy hand from thy poor 
brother ; 8 but thou shalt surely 
open thy hand unto him, and shalt 
surely lend him sufficient for his 
need in that which he wanteth. 
9 Beware that there be not a base 
thought in thy heart, saying, ^The 
seventh year, the year of release, 
is at hand ; and thine ej^e be evil 
against thy poor brother, and 
thou give him nought; and he 
*cry unto Jehovah against thee, 
and it be sin unto thee. 10 Thou 
shalt surely give him, and thy 
heart shall not be grieved when 
thou givest unto him ; because 
that for this thing Jehovah thy 
God will bless thee in all thy 
work, and in all that thou puttest 
thy hand unto. 11^ For the poor 
will never cease out of the land : 
therefore I command thee, saying. 
Thou shalt surely open thy hand 
unto thy brother, to thy needy, 
and to thy poor, in thy land. 

12 "If thy brother, a Hebrew 
man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold 
unto thee, and serve thee six 
years ; then in the seventh year 
thou shalt let him go free from 
thee. 13 And when thou lettest 
him go free from thee, thou shalt 
not let him go empty : 14 thou 
shalt furnish him lioerally out of 
thy flock, and out of thy thresh- 
ing-floor, and out of thy wine- 
press; as Jehovah thy God hath 
blessed thee thou shalt give unto 
him. 15 And thou shalt remem- 
ber that thou wast a bondman in 
the land of Egypt, and Jehovah 
thy God redeemed thee : therefore 
I command thee this thing to-day. 
1 6 And it shall be, if he say unto 



15.17 



DEUTERONOMY 



16.16 



Firstlings to be consecrated. Tlie Feast of Passover. The Feast of Weeks. The Feast of Tabernacles 



thee, I will not go out from thee; 
because he loveth thee and thy 
house, because he is well with thee ; 
17 then thou shalt take an awl, 
and thrust it through his ear unto 
the door, and he shall be thy 
^servant for ever. And also unto 
thy ^maid-servant thou shalt do 
likewise. 18 It shall not seem 
hard unto thee, when thou lettest 
him go free from thee ; for to the 
double of the hire of a hireling 
hath he served thee six years : and 
Jehovah thy God will bless thee in 
all that thou doest. 

19 '•All the firstling males that 
are born of thy herd and of thy 
flock thou shalt sanctify unto 
Jehovah thy God: thou shalt do 
no work with the firstling of thy 
herd, nor shear the firstling of thy 
flock. 20 ^ Thou shalt eat it before 
Jehovah thy God year by year 
in the place which Jehovah shall 
choose, thou and thy household. 

21 "And if it have any blemish, 
as if it be lame or blind, any ill 
blemish whatsoever, thou shalt not 
sacrifice it unto Jehovah thy God. 

22 Thou shalt eat it within thy 
gates : the unclean and the clean 
shall eat it alike, as '^ the gazelle, 
and as the hart. 23 Only thou 
shalt not eat the blood thereof; 
thou shalt pour it out upon the 
ground as water. 

"1 f\ Observe *the month of 
AAj Abib, and keep the passover 
unto Jehovah thy God ; for in the 
month of Abib Jehovah thy God 
brought thee forth out of Egypt 
by night. 2 And thou shalt sacri- 
fice the passover unto Jehovah thy 
God, of the flock and the herd, 
in the place which Jehovah shall 
choose, to cause his name to dwell 
there. 3 -^Thou shalt eat no leav- 
ened bread with it ; seven days 
shalt thou eat unleavened bread 
therewith, even the bread of afflic- 
tion ; for thou camest forth out of 
the land of Egypt in haste : that 
thou mayest remember the day 
when thou camest forth out of the 
land of Egypt ^all the days of thy 
life. 4 And there shall be no 
leaven seen with thee in all thy 
borders seven days ; neither shall 
anj^ of the flesh, which thou sacri- 
ficest the first day at even, remain 
all night until the morning. 5 
Thou mayest not sacrifice the pass- 
over within any of thy gates, 

1 Or, bond-^nan 2 Or, bond-woman 



"■ Ex. 13. 2 


b Lev. 7. IS- 


IS 


« Lev. 22. 


19-25 


d ch. 12. 15, 


16 


^Ex. 12. 2 


/Ex. 12. 8,15 


" ch. 4. 9 


>>■ ch. 12. 6 



i Lev. 23. : 



fc Ex. 23. 16 ; 
34. 22 ; 
Lev. 23. 
15; Num. 



I ch. 12. 7 



™ ch. 12. 12 
" ch. 14. 29 



' Lev. 23. 
34-43 



P ver. 11 



9 Ex. 23. 14- 
17 ; 34. 23, 
24 



191 



which Jehovah thy God giveth 
thee ; 6 but ^ at the place which 
Jehovah thy God shall choose, to 
cause his name to dwell in, there 
thou shalt sacrifice the passover at 
even, at the going down of the sun, 
at the season that thou camest 
forth out of Egypt. 7 And thou 
shalt ^ roast and eat it in the place 
which Jehovali thy God shall 
choose : and thou shalt turn in the 
morning, and go unto thy tents. 
8 Six days thou shalt eat unleav- 
ened bread ; and on the seventh 
day shall be ^ a solemn assembly to 
Jehovah thy God ; thou shalt do 
no work therein. 

9 ^ Seven weeks shalt thou num- 
ber unto thee : from the time thou 
beginnest to put the sickle to the 
standing grain shalt thou begin 
to number seven weeks. 10 And 
thou shalt keep the feast of weeks 
unto Jehovah thy God ^with a 
tribute of a freewill-offering of thy 
hand, which thou shalt give, 
according as Jehovah thy God 
blesseth thee: 11 and thou shalt 
^rejoice before Jehovah thy God, 
thou, and thy son, and thy daugh- 
ter, and thy man-servant, and thy 
maid-servant, and *^tlie Levite 
that is within thy gates, and " the 
sojourner, and the fatherless, and 
the widow, that are in the midst 
of thee, in the place which Jeho- 
vah thy God shall choose, to cause 
his name to dwell there. 12 And 
thou shalt remember that thou 
wast a bondman in Egypt : and 
thou shalt observe and do these 
statutes. 

13 "Thou shalt keep the feast 
of ^tabernacles seven days, after 
that thou hast gathered in from 
thy threshing-floor and from thy 
winepress: 14 and thou shalt ^re- 
joice in thy feast, thou, and thy 
son, and thy daughter, and thy 
man-servant, and thy maid-ser- 
vant, and the Levite, and the 
sojourner, and the fatherless, and 
the widow, that are within thy 
gates. 15 Seven days shalt thou 
keep a feast unto Jehovah thy God 
in the place which Jehovah shall 
choose ; because Jehovah thy God 
will bless thee in all thine increase, 
and in all the work of thy hands, 
and thou shalt be altogether joy 
ful. 16 « Three times in a year 
shall all thy males appear before 

3 Or, boil * Or, after the measure of the &c. 
6 Heb. boothi. 



16. 17 



DEUTEKONOMY 



17.16 



The Feast of Tiiluriuules. Justice and Pure Worship enjoined. Judgment in Hard Blatters. Commands coucerniiig Kings 



Jehovah thy God in the phice 
which he shall choose : in the feast 
of unlea\ eneil bread, and in the 
feast of weeks, and in the feast ot 
tabernacles; and "they shall not 
api)ear before Jehovah emptv : 
n every man 'shall give as he 
is able, according to the blessing 
of Jehovah thy God which he hath 
given thee. 

IS Judges and officers shalt thou 
make thee in all thy gates, which 
-lehovah thy God giveth thee, ac- 
cording to thy tribes; and they 
shall judge the people with right- 
eous judgment. 19 *Thou shalt 
not wrest justice : thou shalt not 
rc^spect persons ; neither shalt thou 
take a bribe; for a bribe doth 
blind the eyes of the wise, and per- 
vert the -words of the righteous. 
20 ^That which is altogether just 
shalt thou follow, that " thou may- 
est live, and inherit the land which 
Jehovah thy God giveth thee. 

21 ''Thou shalt not plant thee 
an Asherah of any kind of tree 
beside the altar of Jehovah thy 
God, which thou shalt make thee. 
22 Neither shalt thou set thee up 
a ■* pillar ; which Jehovah thy God 
hateth. 

^ 'y "Thou shalt not sacrifice 
X I unto Jehovah thy God an 
ox, or a sheep, wherein is a blern- 
ish, or anything evil ; for that is 
an abomination unto Jehovah thy 
God. 

2 -^If there be found in the midst 
of thee, within any of thy gates 
which Jehovah thy God giveth 
thee, man or woman, that doeth 
that which is evil in the sight of 
Jehovah thy God, in transgressing 
his covenant, 3 and hath gone and 
served other gods, and worshipped 
them, or the sun, or the moon, or 
any of the host of heaven, which I 
have not commanded, 4 and it be 
told thee, and thou hast heard of 
it; then shalt thou inquire dili- 
gently ; and, behold, if it be true, 
and the thing certain, that such 
abomination is wrought in Israel, 
5 then shalt thou bring forth that 
man or that woman, who hath done 
this evil thing, unto thy gates, 
even the man or the woman ; and 
thou shalt stone them to death 
with stones. 6 ^At the mouth of 
two witnesses, or three witnesses, 

1 Heb. according to the gift of his hand. 

2 Or, cause * Or, obelisk 
8 Heb. Justice, justice. 



«Ex 


22. 29 ; 


34. 


20 


frch. 


1. 17; 


10. 


17 


''ch. 


4. 1 


rfch. 


7. 5 


«ch. 


15. 21 


/ch. 


13. &-11 


^ch. 


19. 15 ; 


Nu 


m. 35. 


30 




hch. 


13.9; 


Lev. 24. 14 


tch. 


12.5 


fcch. 


19.17 



' ch. 2.5. 1 



ver. 13 ; 
ch. 1. 43 ; 
18. 20 



" ver. 12 



" ch. 11. .31 ; 
Josh. 21. 43 



Pi 



« 1 K. 4. 26 ; 
10. 26-29 

*■ Is. 31. 1 ; 

Ezek. 17. 
l.-i 



192 



shall he that is to die be put to 
death ; at the mouth of one wit- 
ness he shall not be put to death. 
7 '^ The hand of the witnesses shall 
be first upon him to put him to 
death, and afterward the hand of 
all the people. So thou shalt put 
away the evil from the midst of 
thee. 

8 If there arise a matter too hard 
for thee in judgment, betw^een 
blood and blood, between plea and 
plea, and between stroke and 
stroke, being matters of controversy 
within thy gates ; then shalt thou 
arise, and get thee up unto 'the 
place which Jehovah thy God shall 
choose ; 9 and thou shalt come 
unto ^the priests the Levites, and 
unto the judge that shall be in 
those days : and thou shalt inquire ; 
and they shall show thee the sen- 
tence of judgment. 10 And thou 
shalt do according to the tenor of 
the sentence which they shall 
show thee from that place which 
Jehovah shall choose ; and thou 
shalt observe to do according to all 
that they shall teach thee : 1 1 
' according to the tenor of the law 
which they shall teach thee, and 
according to the judgment which 
they shall tell thee, thou shalt do ; 
thou shalt not turn aside from the 
sentence which they shall show 
thee, to the right hand, nor to the 
left. 12 And the man that doeth 
'" presumptuously, in not hearken- 
ing unto the priest that standeth 
to minister there before Jehovah 
thy God, or unto the judge, even 
that man shall die : and thou shalt 
put away the evil from Israel. 
13 And all the people shall hear, 
and fear, and do no more "pre- 
sumptuously. 

14 When thou art come unto the 
land which Jehovah thy God giv- 
eth thee, and " shalt possess it, and 
shalt dwell therein, and shalt say, 
^ I will set a king over me, like all 
the nations that are round about 
me; 15 thou shalt surely set him 
king over thee, whom Jehovah thy 
God shall choose : one from among 
thy brethren shalt thou set king 
over thee ; thou mayest not put a 
foreigner over thee, who is not thy 
brother. 16 « Only he shall not 
multiply horses to himself, nor 
''cause the people to return to 
Egypt, to the end that he may 
multiply horses ; forasmuch as Je- 
hovah hath said unto you, Ye shall 



17.17 



DEUTEEONOMY 



19.1 



Oomiiiauds concerning Kings. Tlie Portions of the Levitcs. Divination forbidden. The True Prophet. The False Prophet 



henceforth return no more that 
way. 17 "Neither shall he mul- 
tiply wives to himself, that his 
heart turn not away : neither shall 
he greatly multiply to himself 
silver and gold. 

18 And it shall be, when he 
sitteth upon the throne of his 
kingdom, that he shall write him 
a copy of tliis law in a book, out 
of ^ that xuhich is before the priests 
the Levites : 1 9 and it shall be 
with him, and he shall read therein 
" all the days of his life ; that he 
may learn to fear Jehovah his God, 
to keep all the words of this law 
and these statutes, to do them ; 
20 that his heart be not lifted up 
above his brethren, ''and that he 
turn not aside from the command- 
ment, to the right hand, or to the 
left : to the end that he may pro- 
long his days in his kingdom, he and 
his children, in the midst of Israel. 
•^ O ''The priests the Levites, 
JLO '^ even all the tribe of Levi, 
shall have no portion nor inheri- 
tance with Israel : they shall eat the 
offerings of Jehovah made by fire, 
and his inheritance. 2 And they 
shall have no inheritance among 
their brethren : Jehovah is their 
inheritance, as he hath spoken 
unto them. 3 -^And this shall 
be the priests' due from the peo- 
ple, from them that offer a sacrifice, 
whether it be ox or sheep, that 
they shall give unto the priest 
the shoulder, and the two cheeks, 
and the maw. 4 The first-fruits 
of thy grain, of thy new wine, and 
of thine oil, and the first of the 
fleece of thy sheep, shalt thou give 
him. 5 ^For Jehovah thy God 
hath chosen him out of all thy 
tribes, to stand to minister in the 
name of Jehovah, him and his sons 
for ever. 

6 And if a Levite come from any 
of thy gates out of all Israel, where 
he sojourneth, and come with all 
the desire of his soul unto the place 
which Jehovah shall choose ; 7 then 
he shall minister in the name of 
Jehovah his God, as all his breth-' 
ren the Levites do, who stand there 
before Jehovah. 8 ''They shall 
have like portions to eat, besides 
that Avhich cometh of the sale of 
his patrimony. 

9 When thou art come into the 
land which Jehovah thy God giv- 
eth thee, thou shalt not learn to 



1 Or, and 



" 2 S. 5. 13 ; 

12. n; IK. 

11. 3,4 
«'ch. 31. 24-26 
'^ ch. 4. 9, 10 
d ch. 6. 32 
« ch. 10. 9 ; 

1 Cor. 9. 13 
/Lev. 7. 32- 

34 ; Num. 

18. 11, 12 
c Ex. 29. 9 
/I Lev. 27. 

30-33; 

Num. 18. 

21-24 



« ch. 9. 5 
fc ch. 12. 31 

I Ex. 22. 18 ; 
Lev. 19. 26, 
31 ; 20. 6 ; 
Jer. 27. 
9, 10 ; Mai. 
3.6 
"^ Mt. 6. 48 ; 
Gen. 6. 9 ; 
17.1 



Acts 3. 22 ; 
7. 37 ; Jn. 
1. 21. 25 



ch. 6. 23- 
27 ; Ex. 2C 
18, 19 



P ch. 5. 



9 Acts 3. 23 ; 
Heb. 12. 25 



»■ ch. 17. 12 
» ch. 13. 1, 2 



13 



t ver. 20 
" ch. 6. 10, 11 

193 



do ' after the abominations of 
those nations. 10 There shall not 
be found with thee any one ^ that 
maketh his son or his daughter to 
pass through the fire, one that 
useth divination, one Hhat prac- 
tiseth augury, or an enchanter, 
or a sorcerer, 11 or a charmer, or 
a consulter with a familiar spirit, 
or a wizard, or a necromancer. 
1 2 For whosoever doeth these 
things is an abomination unto 
Jehovah : and because of these 
abominations Jehovah thy God 
doth drive them out from before 
thee. 13 "'Thou shalt be perfect 
with Jehovah thy God. 14 For 
these nations, that thou shalt dis- 
possess, hearken unto them that 
Eractise augury, and unto diviners ; 
ut as for thee, Jehovah thy God 
hath not suffered thee so to do. 

15 ''Jehovah thy God will raise 
up unto thee a prophet from the 
midst of thee, of thy brethren, 
like unto me ; unto him ye shall 
hearken ; 1 6 " according to all that 
thou desiredst of Jehovah thy God 
in Horeb in the day of the assem- 
bly, saying. Let me not hear again 
the voice of Jehovah my God, 
neither let me see this great fire 
any more, that I die not. 17^ And 
Jehovah said unto me, They ha^ e 
well said that which they have 
spoken. 18 1 will raise them up a 
prophet from among their breth- 
ren, like unto thee ; and I will put 
my words in his mouth, and he 
shall speak unto them all that I 
shall command him. 19 «And it 
shall come to pass, that whoso- 
ever will not hearken unto my 
words which he shall speak in my 
name, I will require it of him. 

20 But the prophet, that shall 
speak a word 'presumptuously in 
my name, which I have not com- 
manded him to speak, or *that 
shall speak in the name of other 
gods, that same prophet shall die. 

21 And if thou say in thy heart. 
How shall we know the word 
which Jehovah hath not spoken? 

22 when a prophet speaketh m 
the name of Jehovah, if the thing 
follow not, nor come to pass, that 
is the thing which Jehovah hath 
not spoken : the prophet hath 
spoken it 'presumptuously, thou 
shalt not be afraid of him. 

-\ r\ "When Jehovah thy God 
±\j shall cut off the nations, 
whose land Jehovah thy God giv- 



19.2 



DEUTERONOMY 



20.6 



Cities of llefuge. Laws conccriiing Landmarks and Testimony. Exemption from Military Service 



cth tlice, and thou succeedest them, 
and dwellest in their cities, and 
in their houses ; 2 " thou shalt set 
apart three cities for thee in the 
midst of thy kind, which Jehovah 
thy God givetli thee to possess it. 
:i Thou shalt prepare thee the way, 
and divide tlie borders of thy land, 
wliich Jehovah thy God causeth 
thee to inherit, into three parts, that 
every manslayer may Hee thither. 

4 ''And this is the case of the 
manslayer, that shall flee thither 
and Hve : whoso killeth his neigh- 
bor unawares, and hated him not 
in time past ; 5 as when a man 
goeth into the forest with his 
neighbor to hew wood, and his 
hand fetcheth a stroke with the 
axe to cut down the tree, and the 
^head slippeth from '-^the helve, 
and lightetli upon his neighbor, so 
that he dieth ; he shall flee unto 
one of these cities and live : 6 lest 
the avenger of blood pursue the 
manslayer, while his heart is hot, 
and overtake him, because the way 
is long, and smite him mortally ; 
whereas he was not worthy of 
death, inasmuch as he hated him 
not in time past. 7 ^^Hierefore I 
command thee, saying, Thou shalt 
set apart three cities for thee. 
8 And if Jehovah thy God enlarge 
thy border, as he hath sworn unto 
thy fathers, and give thee all the 
land which he promised to give 
unto thy fathers ; 9 if thou shalt 
keep all this commandment to do 
it, which I command thee this day, 
" to love Jehovah thy God, and to 
walk ever in his ways ; then shalt 
thou add three cities more for thee, 
besides these three : 10 that ^ inno- 
cent blood be not shed in the midst 
of thy land, which Jehovah thy 
God giveth thee for an inheritance, 
and '^ so blood be upon thee. 

11 But if any man hate his 
neighbor, and lie in wait for him, 
and rise up against him, and smite 
him mortally so that he dieth, and 
he flee into one of these cities ; 

12 then the elders of his city shall 
send and fetch him thence, and 
deliver him into the hand of the 
avenger of blood, that he may die. 

13 ''Thine eye shall not pity him, 
but thou shalt put away^tne in- 
nocent blood from Israel, that it 
may go well with thee. 

\ Heb. t>07i. 2 Or, tJie tree 

• Or, the blood of an innocent man 

* Or, the blood of the innocent 



" ch. 4. 41 
f> Num. 35. 

9-34 
" ch. 6. 6 
d ch. 21. 1-9 

Num. 35. 

3:5 
« ch. 7. 2 



/ch. 27. 17 
» ch. 17. 6 ; 

Num. 35. 

30 ; Mt. 18. 

16 ; 2 Cor. 

1.3. 1 
A Ex. 23. 1 



ch. 17. 9 



*: ch. 25. 



' ver. 13 
" Ex. 21. 23 ; 
Lev. 24. 20 
" Mt. 6. 38 



' ch. 3. 22 ; 
7. 18 ; 31. 
6,8 



' ver. 1 ; 
Josh. 23. 10 



« ch. 1. 30 



194 



14 -^Thou shalt not remove thy 
neighbor's landmark, wliich they 
of old time have set, in thine in- 
heritance which thou shalt inherit, 
in the land that Jehovah thy God 
giveth thee to possess it. 

15 ^One witness shall not rise 
up against a man for any iniquity, 
or for any sin, in any sin that he 
sinneth : at the mouth of two wit- 
nesses, or at the mouth of three 
witnesses, shall a matter be estab- 
lished. 16 ''If an unrighteous 
witness rise up against any man 
to testify against him of "wrong- 
doing, 17 then both the men, be- 
tween whom the controversy is, 
shall stand 'before Jehovah, be- 
fore the priests and the judges that 
shall be in those days ; 18 and the 
judges ^ shall make diligent inqui- 
sition : and, behold, if the witness 
be a false witness, and have testi- 
fied falsely against his brother ; 

19 then shall ye do unto him, as 
he had thought to do unto his 
brother : so shalt thou put away 
the evil from the midst of thee. 

20 And those that remain shall 
hear, and fear, and shall hence- 
forth commit no more any such 
evil in the midst of thee. 2 1 And 
' thine eyes _ shall not pity ; '" life 
shall go for life, " eye for eye, tooth 
for tooth, hand for hand, foot for 
foot. 

^f\ When thou goest forth to 
-^ vJ' battle against thine ene- 
mies, and seest horses, and chariots, 
and a people more than thou, " thou 
shalt not be afraid of them ; for 
Jehovah thy God is with thee, who 
brought thee up out of the land of 
Egypt. 2 And it shall be, when 
ye draw nigh unto the battle, that 
the priest shall approach and speak 
unto the people, 3 and shall say 
unto them. Hear, O Israel, ye draw 
nigh this day unto battle against 
your enemies : let not your heart 
taint; -^fear not, nor tremble, 
neither be ye afi'righted at them ; 

4 for Jehovah your God * is he that 
goeth with you, to fight for you 
against your enemies, to save "you. 

5 And the officers shall speak unto 
the people, saying, What man is 
there that hath built a new house, 
and hath not dedicated it 1 let him 
go and return to his house, lest he 
die in the battle, and another man 
dedicate it. 6 And what man is 
there that hath planted l\ vineyard, 

6 Or, rebellion See ch. 13. 5. 



20.7 



DEUTEEONOMY 



21.11 



Rales of Warfare. Expiation for an Unknown Murderer's Crime. Marriage of Captive Women 



and hath not used the fruit thereof 1 
let him go and return unto his 
house, lest he die in the battle, and 
another man use the fruit thereof. 
7 ""And what man is there that 
hath betrothed a wife, and hath 
not taken her 1 let him go and re- 
turn unto his house, lest he die in 
the battle, and another man take 
her. 8 And the othcers shall speak 
further unto the people, and they 
shall say, '' What man is there that 
is fearful and faint-hearted 1 let 
him go and return unto his house, 
lest his brethren's heart melt as his 
heart. ^ 9 And it shall be, when 
the officers have made an end of 
speaking unto the people, that they 
shall appoint captains of hosts at 
the head of the people. 

10 When thou drawest nigh unto 
a city to fight against it, tlien pro- 
claim peace unto it. 11 And it 
shall be, if it make thee answer of 
peace, and open unto thee, then 
it shall be, that all the people that 
are found therein shall become 
^tributary unto thee, and shall 
serve thee. ^ 1 2 And if it will make 
no peace with thee, but will make 
war against thee, then thou shalt 
besiege it : 13 and when Jehovah 
thy God delivereth it into thy 
hand, thou shalt smite every male 
thereof with the edge of the sword : 

14 but the women, and the little 
ones, and the cattle, and all that 
is in the city, even all the spoil 
thereof, shalt thou take for a prey 
unto thyself ; and thou shalt eat 
the spoil of thine enemies, which 
Jehovah thy God hath given thee. 

15 Thus shalt thou do unto all the 
cities which are very far off from 
thee, which are not of the cities of 
these nations. 1 6 " But of the cit- 
ies of these peoples, that Jehovah 
thy God giveth thee for an inheri- 
tance^ thou shalt save alive nothing 
that breatheth ; 1 7 but thou shalt 
^ utterly destroy them : the Hittite, 
and the Amorite, the Canaanite, 
and the Perizzite, the Hivite, and 
the Jebusite ; as Jehovah thy God 
hath commanded thee; 18 that 
they teach you not to do ^ after all 
their abominations, which they 
have done unto their gods ; so 
would ye sin against Jehovah your 
God. 

19 When thou shalt besiege a 
city a long time, in making war 
against it to take it, thou shalt not 

1 Or, subject to taskwork 2 Heb. devote. 



« ch. 24. 5 


6 Judg. 7. 3 


''ch. 7. 1-5; 


Ex. 23. 


31-33 


d ch. 9. 5 


« ch. 17. 9- 


n ; ch. 19. 


17 


/Num.35. 


33,34 


«' ch. 19. 13 



destroy the trees thereof by wield- 
ing an axe against them ; for thou 
mayest eat of them, and thou shalt 
not cut them down ; for is the tree 
of the field man, that it should be 
besieged of thee'? 20 Only the trees 
of which thou knowest that they 
are not trees for food, thou shalt 
destroy and cut them down ; and 
thou shalt build bulwarks against 
the city that maketh war with thee, 
until it fall. 

O-i If one be found slain in 
w X the land which Jehovah thy 
God giveth thee to possess it, lying 
in the field, and it be not known 
who hath smitten him ; 2 then thy 
elders and thy judges shall come 
forth, and they shall measure unto 
the cities which are round about 
him that is slain : 3 and it shall be, 
that the city which is nearest unto 
the slain man, even the elders of 
that city shall take a heifer of the 
herd, which hath not been wrought 
with, and which hath not drawn in 
the yoke ; 4 and the elders of that 
city shall bring down the heifer 
unto a valley with running water, 
which is neither plowed nor sown, 
and shall break the heifer's neck 
there in the valley. 5 And Hhe 
priests the sons of Levi shall come 
near ; for them Jehovah thy God 
hath chosen to minister unto him, 
and to bless in the name of Jeho- 
vah ; and according to their word 
shall every controversy and every 
stroke be. 6 And all the elders of 
that city, who are nearest unto the 
slain man, shall wash their hands 
over the heifer whose neck was 
broken in the valley; 7 and they 
shall answer and say. Our hands 
have not shed this blood, neither 
have our eyes seen it. 8 Forgive, 
O Jehovah, thy people Israel, whom 
thou hast redeemed, and suffer not 
•''innocent blood to remain in the 
midst of thy people Israel. And 
the blood shall be forgiven them. 
9 ^So shalt thou put away the in- 
nocent blood from the midst of 
thee, when thou shalt do that 
which is right in the eyes of 
Jehovah. 

10 When thou goest forth to 
battle against thine enemies, and 
Jehovah thy God delivereth them 
into thy hands, and thou carriest 
them away captive, 11 and seest 
among the captives a beautiful 
woman, and thou hast a desire 
unto her, and wouldest take her to 



105 



21. 12 DEUTERONOMY 

Marriage of Captive Women. Laws concerning tlie Treatment of Sons. Sundry laws 



22.14 



thee to wife; 12 then thou shalt 
iDririg her home to thy house ; and 
she sliall " shave lier head, and pare 
her nails ; 13 and she shall put the 
raiment of lier cai)tivity from off 
her, and shall remain in thy house, 
and l)ewail her father and her 
mother a full month : and after that 
thou shalt Ko in unto her, and be 
her husband, and she shall be thy 
wife. U And it shall be, if thou 
have no delight in her, then thou 
shalt let her go whither she will ; 
but thou shalt not sell her at all for 
money, thou shalt not deal with 
her ^ as a slave, because thou hast 
humbled her. 

1 5 If a man have two wives, the 
one beloved, and the other hated, 
and they have borne him children, 
both the beloved and the hated; 
and if the first-born son be hers 
that was hated; 16 then it shall 
be, in the day that he causeth his 
sons to inherit that which he hath, 
that he may not make the son of 
the beloved the first-born ^before 
the son of the hated, who is the 
first-born : 1 7 but he shall acknowl- 
edge the first-born, the son of the 
hated, by giving him a double por- 
tion of all that he hath ; for he is 
the ** beginning of his strength ; the 
right of the first-born is his. 

1 8 If a man have a stubborn and 
rebellious son, that will not obey 
the voice of his father, or the voice 
of his mother, and, though they 
chasten him, will not hearken unto 
them ; 1 9 then shall his father and 
his mother lay hold on him, and 
bring him out unto the elders of 
his city, and unto the gate of his 
place ; 20 and they shall say unto 
the elders of his city. This our son 
is stubborn and rebellious, he will 
not obey our voice ; he is a glutton, 
and a drunkard. 21 "And all the 
men of his city shall stone him to 
death with stones : so shalt thou 
put away the evil from the midst 
of thee ; and all Israel shall hear, 
and fear. 

22 And if a man have committed 
a sin '' worthy of death, and he be 
put to death, and thou hang him 
on a tree; 23 "^his body shall not 
remain all night upon the tree, but 
thou shalt surely bury him the same 
day; for ''he that is hanged is ^ac- 
cursed of God ; that thou defile not 

1 Or, as a chattel 

2 Or, during the li/etime of 

3 Heb. the curse of God. 



" Lev. 14. 8, 
9 ; Num. 6. 
9 

b Gen. 49. .3 

" Lev. 20. 2, 
27 ; 24. 14- 
23 ; Num. 
15. 3.5, 36 

d Mt. 26. 66 ; 
Mk. 14. 64 

* Josh. 8. 
29 ; 10. 26, 
27 ; Jn. 19. 
31 

/Gal. 3.13 



" Ex. 23. 4, 5 



h Lev. 22. 28 



»■ ch. 4. 40 



fc Lev. 19. 19 



' Lev. 19. 



'" Num. 15. 
37-41 ; Mt. 
23. 5 



" ch. 24. 



196 



thy land which Jehovah thy God 
giveth thee for an inheritance. 
QO ^Thou shalt not see thy 
^ w brother's ox or his sheep go 
astray, and hide thyself from them : 
thou shalt surely bring them again 
unto thy brother. 2 And if thy 
brother oe not nigh unto thee, or 
if thou know him not, then thou 
shalt bring it home to thy house, 
and it shall be with thee until thy 
brother seek after it, and thou shalt 
restore it to him. 3 And so shalt 
thou do w^ith his ass ; and so 
shalt thou do with his garment ; 
and so shalt thou do with every 
lost thing of thv brother's, which 
he hath lost, and thou hast found : 
thou mayest not hide thyself. 
4 Thou shalt not see thy brother's 
ass or his ox fallen down by the 
way, and hide thyself from them : 
thou shalt surely help him to lift 
them up again. 

5 A woman shall not wear that 
which pertaineth unto a man, nei- 
ther shall a man put on a woman's 
garment ; for whosoever doeth 
these things is an abomination 
unto Jehovah thy God. 

6 If a bird's nest chance to be 
before thee in the way, in any tree 
or on the ground, with young ones 
or eggs, and the dam sitting upon 
the young, or upon the eggs, '' thou 
shalt not take the dam with the 
young : 7 thou shalt surely let the 
dam go, but the young thou mayest 
take unto thyself ; * that it may be 
well with thee, and that thou may- 
est prolong thy days. 

8 When thou buildest a new 
house, then thou shalt make a bat- 
tlement for thy roof, that thou 
bring not blood upon thy house, if 
any man fall from thence. 

9 ^ Thou shalt not sow thy vine- 
yard with two kinds of seed, lest 
the ^ whole fruit be ^ forfeited, the 
seed which thou hast sown, and 
the increase of the vineyard. 
10 Thou shalt not plow with an ox 
and an ass together. 11 ^Thou 
shalt not wear a mingled stuff, 
wool and linen together. 

12 ''*Thou shalt make thee 
^fringes upon the four borders of 
thy vesture, wherewith thou cov- 
erest thyself. 

13 '' If any man take a wife, and 
go in unto her, and hate her, 14 and 
lay shameful things to her charge, 

* Heb. fulness. 5 Heb. consecrated. 
6 Or, twisted threads 



22.15 



DEUTERONOMY 



23.10 



laws of Chastity. Persons to be excluded from the Assembly 



and bring up an evil name upon her, 
and say, I took this woman, and 
when I came nigh to her, I found 
not in her the tokens of virginity ; 
15 then shall the father of the 
damsel, and her mother, take and 
bring forth the tokens or the dam- 
sel's virginity unto the elders of 
the city in the gate ; 1 6 and the 
damsel's father shall say unto the 
elders, I gave my daughter unto 
this man to wife, and he hateth 
her ; 1 7 and, lo, he hath laid 
shameful things to her charge, say- 
ing, I found not in thy daughter 
the tokens of virginity ; and yet 
these are the tokens of my daugh- 
ter's virginity. And they shall 
spread the garment before the el- 
ders of the city. 18 And the elders 
of that city shall take the man and 
chastise him; 19 and they shall 
fine him a hundred shekels of silver, 
and give them unto the father 
of the damsel, because he hath 
brought up an evil name upon a 
virgin of Israel : and she shall be 
his wife ; he may not put her away 
all his days. 20 But if this thing 
be true, that the tokens of virgin- 
ity were not found in the damsel ; 
21 then they shall- bring out the 
damsel to the door of her father's 
house, and the men of her city shall 
stone her to death with stones, 
because she hath "- wrought folly in 
Israel, to play the harlot in her 
father's house : so shalt thou put 
away the evil from the midst of 
thee. 

22 * If a man be found lying with 
a woman married to a husband, 
then they shall both of them die, 
the man that lay with the woman, 
and the w^oman : so shalt thou put 
away the evil from Israel. 

23 "If there be a damsel that is a 
virgin betrothed unto a husband, 
and a man find her in the city, and 
lie with her ; 24 then ye shall 
bring them both out unto the gate 
of that city, and ye shall stone 
them to death with stones ; the 
damsel, because she cried not, 
being in the city; and the man, 
because he hath humbled his 
neighbor's wife : so thou shalt put 
away the evil from the midst of 
thee. 

25 But if the man find the dam- 
sel that is betrothed in the field, 
and the man force her, and lie with 
her ; then the man only that lay 
with her shall die : 26 but unto 



"ch. 23. 17 

18 ; Lev. 

19. 29 ; 

21. 9 
ft Lev. 20. 

10; Ezek 

16. 38 ; J: 

8. 5 
" Lev. 19. 

20-22 



d Ex. 22. 16 



*[Ch. xxiii. 
1 in Heb.] 
« ch. 27. 20 

/Lev. 21. 20; 
22. 24 



3 Num. 22. 
.5 ; 23. 7 ; 
2 Pet. 2. 
15 ; Jude 
11 



h ch. 4. 37 



i Lev. 15. 16 



197 



the damsel thou shalt do nothing ; 
there is in the damsel no sin worthy 
of death : for as when a man riseth 
against his neighbor, and slayeth 
him, even so is this matter ; 27 for 
he found her in the field, the be- 
trothed damsel cried, and there 
was none to save her. 

28 '^ If a man find a damsel that 
is a virgin, that is not betrothed, 
and lay hold on her, and lie with 
her, and they be found ; 29 then 
the man that lay with her shall 
give unto the damsel's father fifty 
shekels of silver, and she shall be 
his wife, because he hath humbled 
her ; he may not put her away all 
his days. 

*30 ""A man shall not take his 
father's wife, and shall not un- 
cover his father's skirt. 
OO •'^He that is wounded in 
w tut the stones, or hath his privy 
member cut off, shall not enter into 
the assembly of Jehovah. 

2 A bastard shall not enter into 
the assembly of Jehovah ; even to 
the tenth generation shall none of 
his enter into the assembly of Jeho- 
vah. 

3 An Ammonite or a Moabite 
shall not enter into the assembly 
of Jehovah ; even to the tenth gen- 
eration shall none belonging to 
them enter into the assembly of 
Jehovah for ever : 4 because they 
met you not with bread and with 
water in the way, when ye came 
forth out of Egypt, and because 
they hired against thee ^Balaam 
the son of Beor from Pethor of 
^ Mesopotamia, to curse thee. 
5 Nevertheless Jehovah thy God 
would not hearken unto Balaam ; 
but Jehovah thy God turned the 
curse into a blessing unto thee, 
because Jehovah thy God ''loved 
thee. 6 Thou shalt not seek their 
peace nor their prosperity all thy 
days for ever. 

7 Thou shalt not abhor an Edom- 
ite ; for he is thy brother : thou 
shalt not abhor an Egyptian ; be- 
cause thou wast a sojourner in his 
land. 8 The children of the third 
generation that are born unto them 
shall enter into the assembly of 
Jehovah. 

9 When thou goest forth in camp 
against thine enemies, then thou 
shalt keep thee from every evil 
thing. 10 *If there be among you 
any man, that is not clean by rea- 

1 Heb. Aram-naharaim. 



23.11 



DEUTERONOMY 



24.10 



LuHs ruiircriiiii! 



riciinucss ill War, Fugitives from Service, Harlotry, Interest, Vows, Divorce, and other Matters 



son of that which chanceth him by 
night, then shall he ^^o abroad out 
of the camp, lie shall not come 
within the camp : 1 1 but it shall 
be, when evening cometli on, he 
shall bathe himself in water; and 
when the sun is down, he shall come 
within the camp. 12 Thou shalt 
have a place also without the 
camp, whither thou shalt go forth 
abroad: 1:3 and thou shalt have a 
'paddle among thy weapons ; and 
it shall be, when thou sittest down 
abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, 
and shalt turn back and cover that 
which cometh from thee: 14 for 
"Jehovah thy God walketh in the 
midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, 
and to give up thine enemies before 
thee ; therefore shall thy camp be 
holy, that he may not see " an un- 
clean thing in thee, and turn away 
from thee. 

15 Thou shalt not deliver unto 
his master a servant that is es- 
caped from his master unto thee : 
16 he shall dwell with thee, in the 
midst of thee, in the place which 
he shall choose within one of thy 
gates, where it pleaseth him best : 
thou shalt not 0]Dpress him. 

17 * There shall be no "prostitute 
of the daughters of Israel, neither 
shall there be a '^sodomite of the 
sons of Israel. 1 8 Thou shalt not 
bring the hire of a harlot, or the 
wages of a " dog, into the house of 
Jehovah thy God for any vow : for 
even both these are an abomination 
unto Jehovah thy God. 

1 9 '^ Thou shalt not lend upon in- 
terest to thy brother ; interest of 
money, interest of victuals, interest 
of anything that is lent upon inter- 
est. 20 " Unto a foreigner thou may- 
est lend upon interest ; but unto thy 
brother thou shalt not lend upon 
interest, that Jehovah thy God 
may bless thee in all that thou 
puttest thy hand unto, in the land 
whither thou goest in to possess it. 

21 -^When thou shalt vow a vow 
unto Jehovah thy God, thou shalt 
not be slack to pay it : tor Jehovah 
thy God will surely require it of 
thee ; and it would be sin in thee. 

22 But if thou shalt forbear to 
vow, it shall be no sin in thee. 

23 That which is gone out of thy 
lips thou shalt observe and do ; ac- 
cording as thou hast vowed unto 

1 Or, shovel 2 Heb. nakedness of anything. 
3 Heb. kedeshah. See Gen. 38. 21. 
* Heb. kadesh. 



" Lev. 26. 12 
b ch. 22. 21 
'^ Lev. 18. 22 ; 

20. 13 
il Ex. 22. 25 ; 

Lev. 26, 

35-37 
«■ ch. 28. 12 
/Num.30. 

1, 2 ; Mt. 

5. 33 

£' Mt. 12. 1 ; 
Mk. 2. 23 ; 
Lk. G. 1 



22. 13- 
Num. 



hch. 

21; 

5. 12, 28 
i Mt. 5. 31 ; 

19. 7-9 ; 

Mk. 10. 4, 5 



k ch. 20. 7 



i Ex. 21. 16 



Lev. 13. 
1-14. 57 



" Num. 12. 10 



° Ex. 22. 26, 

27 



198 



Jehovah thy God, a freewill-offer- 
ing, which thou hast promised with 
thy mouth. 

2-i When thou comest into thy 
neighbor's vineyard, then thou 
may est eat of grapes thy fill at 
thine own pleasure ; but thou shalt 
not put any in thy vessel. 25 
''When thou comest into thy 
neighbor's standing grain, then 
thou mayest pluck the ears with 
thy hand ; but thou shalt not move 
a sickle unto thy neighbor's stand- 
ing grain. 

O /l When a man taketh a wife, 
^t: and marrieth her, then it 
shall be, if she find no favor in his 
eyes, because he hath found some 
''unseemly thing in her,^ that *he 
shall write her a bill of divorce- 
ment, and give it in her hand, and 
send her out of his house. 2 And 
when she is departed out of his 
house, she may go and be another 
man's imfe. 3 And if the latter 
husband hate her, and write her a 
bill of divorcement, and give it in 
her hand, and send her out of his 
house ; or if the latter husband die, 
who took her to be his wife ; 4 her 
former husband, who sent her away, 
may not take her again to be his 
wife, after that she is defiled; for 
that is abomination before Jeho- 
vah: and thou shalt not cause the 
land to sin, which Jehovah thy God 
giveth thee for an inheritance. 

5 *When a man taketh a new 
wife, he shall not go out in the 
host, neither shall he be charged 
with any business: he shall be 
free at home one year, and shall 
cheer his wife whom he hath 
taken. 

6 No man shall take the mill or 
the upper millstone to pledge; for 
he taketh a man's life to pledge. 

7 ^If a man be found stealing any 
of his brethren of the children of 
Israel, and he deal with him ^as a 
slave, or sell him; then that thief 
shall die: so shalt thou put away 
the evil from the midst of thee. 

8 '"Take heed in the plague of 
leprosy, that thou observe dili- 
gently, and do according to all 
that the priests the Levites shall 
teach you : as I commanded them, 
so ye shall observe to do. 9 He- 
member what Jehovah thy God 
did "unto Miriam, by the way as 
ye came forth out of Egypt. 

10 "When thou dost lend thy 

* Or, as a chattel 



24.11 



DEUTERONOMY 



25.15 



laws concerning loans, Payment of Wages, Unjnst Judgments, and other Matters. The levirate law and Others 



neighbor any manner of loan, thou 
shalt not go into his house' to fetch 
his pledge. 11 Thou shalt stand 
without, and the man to whom 
thou dost lend shall bring forth 
the pledge without unto thee. 1 2 
And if he be a poor man, thou shalt 
not sleep with liis pledge; 13 thou 
shalt surely restore to him the 
pledge when the sun goeth down, 
that he may sleep in his garment, 
and bless thee: and "it shall be 
righteousness unto thee before Je- 
hovah thy God. 

14 *Thou shalt not oppress a 
hired servant that is poor and 
needy, whether he be of thy 
brethren, or of thy sojourners that 
are in thy land within thy gates: 
1 5 " in his day thou shalt give him 
his hire, neither shall the sun go 
down upon it (for he is poor, and 
setteth his heart upon it) ; lest ^ he 
cry against thee unto Jehovah, 
and it be sin unto thee. 

1 6 ^ The fathers shall not be put 
to death for the children, neither 
shall the children be put to death 
for the fathers : every man shall be 
put to death for his own sin. 

17 -^Thou shalt not wrest the 
justice due to the sojourner, or 
to the fatherless, nor take the 
widow's raiment to pledge ; 18 but 
thou shalt remember that thou 
wast a bondman in Egypt, and 
Jehovah thy God redeemed thee 
thence : therefore I command thee 
to do this thing. 

19 5 When thou reapest thy har- 
vest in thy field, and hast forgot a 
sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go 
again to fetch it: it shall be ''for 
the sojourner, for the fatherless, 
and for the widow; that Jehovah 
thy God may bless thee in all the 
work of thy hands. 20 'When 
thou beatest thine olive-tree, thou 
shalt not go over the boughs again : 
it shall be *for the sojourner, for 
the fatherless, and for the widow. 
2 1 When thou gatherest the grapes 
of thy vineyard, thou shalt not 
glean it after thee: it shall be for 
the sojourner, for the fatherless, 
and for the widow. 22 And thou 
shalt remember that thou wast a 
bondman in the land of Egypt : 
therefore I command thee to do 
this thing. 

2^ ' If there be a controversy 
t J between men, and they come 
unto judgment, and thejudgei^^ judge 
them ; '" then they shall justify the 



"■ ch. 6. 25 
6 ch. 15. 7- 

18; Lev. 

26. 35-43 ; 

1 Tim. 5. 
18 

•^ Lev. 19. 13 ; 

Jas. 6. 4 
rf ch. 16. 9 ; 

Ex. 22. 23 
« 2 K. 14. 6 ; 

2 Chr. 25. 
4 ; Jer. 31. 
29, 30 ; 
Ezek. 18. 20 

/ch. 1. 17; 

10. 17 ; 16. 

19 
" Lev. 19. 9, 

10 ; 23. 22 
h ch. 14. 29 
i Lev. 19. 10 
*: ver. 19 
' ch. 17. 8- 

13; 19. 17 
™ ch. I. 16, 17 



" 2 Cor. 11. 

24 
" 1 Cor. 9. 9 ; 

1 Tim. 6. 

18 
^ Mt. 22. 24 ; 

Mk. 12. 19 ; 

Lk. 20. 28 

5 Ruth 4. 5, 

10 
'• Ruth 4. 1, 

2 



■ Ruth 4. 7, 8 



« Num. 12. 
14 



" ch. 7. 2 



Lev. 19. 35- 
37 



righteous, and condemn the wicked. 
2 And it shall be, if the wicked man 
be worthy to be beaten, that the 
judge shall cause him to lie down, 
and to be beaten before his face, 
according to his wickedness, by 
number. 3 "Forty stripes he may 
give him, he shall not exceed ; lest, 
if he should exceed, and beat him 
above these with many stripes, 
then thy brother should seem vile 
unto thee. 

4 " Thou shalt not muzzle the ox 
when he treadeth out the grain. 

5 If brethren dwell together, and 
one of them die, and have no son, 
the wife of the dead shall not be 
married without unto a stranger: 
^ her husband's brother shall go in 
unto her, and take her to him to 
wife, and perform the duty of a 
husband's brother unto her. 6 And 
it shall be, that the first-born that 
she beareth shall succeed in the 
name of his brother that is dead, 
that ''his name be not blotted out 
of Israel. 7 fAnd if the man like 
not to take his brother's wife, then 
his brother's wife shall go up to the 
gate unto the elders, and say, My 
husband's brother refuseth to raise 
up unto his brother a name in 
Israel; he will not perform the 
duty of a husband's brother unto 
me. 8 Then the elders of his city 
shall call him, and speak unto him: 
and if he stand, and say, I like 
not to take her; 9 *then shall his 
brother's wife come unto him in the 
presence of the elders, and loose his 
shoe from off his foot, and * spit in 
his face; and she shall answer and 
say. So shall it be done unto the 
man that doth not build up his 
brother's house. 10 And his name 
shall be called in Israel, The 
house of him that hath his shoe 
loosed. 

1 1 When men strive together one 
with another, and the wife of the 
one draweth near to deliver her 
husband ovit of the hand of him 
that smiteth him, and putteth forth 
her hand, and taketh him by the 
secrets ; 1 2 then thou shalt cut off 
her hand, ^ thine eye shall have no 

pity- 

13 "Thou shalt not have in thy 
bag diverse w^eights, a great and a 
small. 14 Thou shalt not have in 
thy house diverse measures, a great 
and a small. 15 A perfect and just 
weight shalt thou have ; a perfect 
and just measure shalt thou have: 



199 



25. IG DEUTERONOMY 

Aiua(ek to be destroyed. Ofterln? of First-iruits. Tithes of the Third Tear. Coiifluding Exhortation 



26.19 



that thy days may be long in the 
land which Jehovah thy God giveth 
thee. IG For all that do such 
things, even all that do unright- 
eously, are an abomination unto 
Jehovah thy God. 

1 7 " RtMuember what Amalek did 
unto thee by the way as ye came 
forth out of Egypt; 18 how he met 
thee by the way, and smote the 
hindmost of thee, all that were 
feeble behind thee, when thou wast 
faint and weary ; and he feared not 
God. 19 Therefore it shall be, 
when Jehovah thy God hath given 
thee ''rest from all thine enemies 
round about, in the land which 
Jehovah thy God giveth thee for 
an inheritance to possess it, that 
thou shalt blot out the remem- 
brance of Amalek from under 
heaven ; thou shalt not forget. 
4) f\ And it shall be, when thou 
j^yj art come in unto the land 
which Jehovah thy God giveth thee 
for an inheritance, and possessest 
it, and dwellest therein, 2 that thou 
shalt take of Hhe first of all the 
fruit of the ground, which thou 
shalt bring in from thy land that 
Jehovah thy God giveth thee ; and 
thou shalt put it in a basket, and 
shalt go unto the place which Jeho- 
vah thy God shall choose, to cause 
his name to dwell there. 3 And 
thou shalt come unto the priest 
that shall be in those days, and say 
unto him, I profess this day unto 
Jehovah thy God, that I am come 
unto the land which .Jehovah sware 
unto our fathers to give us. 4 And 
the priest shall take the basket out 
of thy hand, and set it down before 
the altar of Jehovah thy God. 5 
And thou shalt answer and say be- 
fore Jehovah thy God, ''A ^Syrian 
- ready to perish was my father ; 
and he went down into Egypt, and 
sojourned there, *few in number; 
and he became there a nation, 
•'■great, mighty, and populous. 6 
And the Egyptians dealt ill with 
us, and afflicted us, and laid upon 
us hard bondage : 7 and we cried 
unto Jehovah, the God of our 
fathers, and Jehovah heard our 
voice, and saw our affliction, and 
our toil, and our oppression ; 8 ^and 
Jehovah brought us forth out of 
Egypt with a mighty hand, and 
with an outstretched arm, ana with 
great terribleness, and with signs, 
and with wonders; 9 and he hath 

1 Heb. Arameaii. ' Or, wamdei'ing Or, lost 



« Ex. 17. 8M6 
b ch. 12. 9 
<^ Ex. 2*2. 29 ; 

23. 10, 19 
d Gen. 26. 
30 ; 31. 40- 
42; 43. 1-14 
* Gen. 40. 27 
/ch. 1. 10; 

10. 22 
Ch. 4. 34 



Ex. 3. 8, 17 
ch. 12. 7 



fc ch. 12. 12 



I ch. 14. 28. 
29 ; Heb. 
7. 5, 9, 10 



ch. 4. 29 



° ch. 7. 6 

Pch. 28. 1, 13 

200 



brought us into this place, and hath 
given us this land, ^ a land flowing 
with milk and honey. 1 And now, 
behold, I have brought the first of 
the fruit of the ground, which thou. 

Jehovah, hast given me. And 
thou shalt set it down before Jeho- 
vah thy God, and worship before 
Jehovah thy God : 1 1 and thou 
shalt 'rejoice in all the good which 
Jehovah thy God hath given unto 
thee, and unto thy house, thou, 
and * the Levite, and the sojourner 
that is in the midst of thee. 

12 'When thou hast made an 
end of tithing all the tithe of thine 
increase in the third year, which is 
the year of tithing, then thou shalt 
give it unto the Levite, to the so- 
journer, to the fatherless, and to 
the widow, that they may eat 
within thy gates, ana be filled. 
13 And thou shalt say before Jeho- 
vah thy God, I have put away the 
hallowed things out of my house, 
and also have given them unto the 
Levite, and unto the sojourner, to 
the fatherless, and to the widow, 
according to all thy commandment 
which thou hast commanded me : 

1 have not transgressed any of thy 
commandments, neither have I for- 
gotten them: 14 I have not eaten 
thereof in my mourning, neither 
have I put away thereof, being un- 
clean, nor given thereof for the 
dead : I have hearkened to the 
voice of Jehovah my God ; I have 
done according to all that thou hast 
commanded me. 15 Look down 
from thy holy habitation, from 
heaven, and bless thy people Israel, 
and the ground which thou hast 
given us, as thou swarest unto our 
fathers, '"a land flowing with milk 
and honey. 

16 This day Jehovah thy God 
commandeth thee to do these stat- 
utes and ordinances : thou shalt 
therefore keep and do them " with 
all thy heart, and with all thy 
soul. 17 Thou hast avouched Je- 
hovah this day to be thy God, and 
that thou w^ouldest walk in his 
ways, and keep his statutes, and 
his commandments, and his ordi- 
nances, and hearken unto his voice : 
18 and Jehovah hath avouched 
thee this day to be "a people for 
his own possession, as he hath 
promised thee, and that thou 
shouldest keep all his command- 
ments ; 1 9 and/' to make thee high 
above all nations that he hath 



27.1 



DEUTERONOMY 



28.4 



The Law to be recorded at Ebal. Ourses to be pronounced at Ebal. Blessings at Geriiim 



made, ^ in praise, and in name, and 
in honor ; and that thou mayest be 
"a holy people unto Jehovah thy 
God, as he hath spoken. 
O ^ And Moses and the elders 
w I of Israel commanded the 
people, saying, Keep all the com- 
mandment which I command you 
this day. 2 ''And it shall be on 
the day when ye shall pass over the 
Jordan unto the land which Jeho- 
vah thy God giveth thee, that thou 
shalt set thee up great stones, and 
plaster them with plaster : 3 and 
thou shalt write upon them all the 
words of this law, when thou art 
passed over ; that thou mayest go 
in unto the land which Jehovah 
thy God giveth thee, ''■ a land flow- 
ing with milk and honey, as Jeho- 
vah, the God of thy fathers, hath 
promised thee. 4 And it shall be, 
when ye are passed over the Jordan, 
that ye shall set up these stones, 
which I command you this day, in 
mount Ebal, and thou shalt plaster 
them with plaster. 5 And there 
shalt thou build an altar unto Je- 
hovah thy God, an altar of stones : 
thou shalt lift up no iron tool upon 
them. 6 Thou shalt build the altar 
of Jehovah thy God of ^unhewn 
stones ; and thou shalt offer burnt- 
offerings thereon unto Jehovah thy 
God : 7 and thou shalt sacrifice 
peace-offerings, and shalt eat there ; 
and thou shalt '^ rejoice before Jeho- 
vah thy God, 8 And thou shalt 
write upon the stones all the words 
of this law very plainly. 

9 And Moses and the priests the 
Levites spake unto all Israel, say- 
ing. Keep silence, and hearken, O 
Israel : This day thou art become 
the people of Jehovah thy God. 10 
Thou shalt therefore obey the voice 
of Jehovah thy God, and do his 
commandments and his statutes, 
Avhich I command thee this day. 

1 1 And Moses charged the people 
the same day, saying, 12 These 
shall stand upon mount Gerizim 
to bless the people, when ye are 
passed over the Jordan : ^ Simeon, 
and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, 
and Joseph, and Benjamin. 1 3 And 
these shall stand upon mount Ebal 
for the curse: Reuben, Gad, and 
Asher, and Zebulun, Dan, and 
Naphtali. 14 And the Levites 
shall answer, and say unto all the 
men of Israel with a loud voice, 

1 Or, for a praise, and for a name, and for an 
honor 2Heb. whde. 



« ch. 7. C 


«< Josh. 8. 


30-32 


« ch. 26. 9 


rfch. 26. n 


^ Josh. 8. 


33-36 


/ Ex. 20. 4, 


23 ; 34. 17 


c Ex. 21. 17 ; 


Lev. 20. 9 ; 


Ezek. 22. 7 


'' ch. 19. 14 



Lev. 



^ ch. 24. 17 



I ch. 22. 30 ; 
Lev. 18. 8 
20. 11 



^ Ex. 22. 19 ; 
Lev. 18. 23 



" Lev. 18. 9 ; 
20. 17 



"Lev. 



P Ex. 21. 12 ; 

Lev. 24. 17 ; 

Num. 35. 

30,31 
9 Ex. 23. 7 



Gal. 3. 10 



* ch. 7. 12- 
26; Ex. 23. 
22-27 ; Lev. 
26. 3-13 



c ver. 13 ; 
ch. 26. 19 



15 Cursed be the man that 
maketh -^a graven or molten im- 
age, an abomination unto Jehovah, 
the work of the hands of the crafts- 
man, and setteth it up in secret. 
And all the people shall answer 
and say. Amen. 

16 ^Cursed be he that setteth 
light by his father or his mother. 
And all the people shall say. Amen. 

17 ''Cursed be he that removeth 
his neighbor's landmark. And all 
the people shall say, Amen. 

18 'Cursed be he that maketh 
the blind to wander out of the 
way. And all the people shall say. 
Amen. 

19 * Cursed be he that wresteth 
the justice due to the sojourner, 
fatherless, and widow. And all the 
people shall say. Amen. 

20 ^Cursed be he that lieth with 
his father's wife, because he hath 
uncovered his father's skirt. And 
all the people shall say. Amen. 

21 '" Cursed be he that lieth with 
any manner of beast. And all the 
people shall say. Amen. 

,22 '^Cursed be he that lieth 
with his sister, the daughter of 
his father, or the daughter of his 
mother. And all the people shall 
say, Amen. 

23 "Cursed be he that lieth with 
his mother-in-law. And all the 
people shall say. Amen. 

24 ^Cursed be he that smite th 
his neighbor in secret. And all 
the people shall say, Amen. 

25 * Cursed be he that taketh a 
bribe to slay an innocent person. 
And all the people shall say. Amen. 

26 ''Cursed be he that confirm- 
eth not the words of this law to do 
them. And all the people shall 
say. Amen. 

O O * And it shall come to pass, 
-i^ O if thou shalt hearken dili- 
gently unto the voice of Jehovah 
thy God, to observe to do all his 
commandments which I command 
thee this day, that Jehovah thy 
God *will set thee on high above 
all the nations of the earth : 2 and 
all these blessings shall come upon 
thee, and overtake thee, if thou 
shalt hearken unto the voice of Je- 
hovah thy God. 3 Blessed shalt 
thou be in the city, and blessed 
shalt thou be in the field. 4 Blessed 
shall be the fruit of thy body, and 
the fruit of thy ground, and the 
fruit of thy beasts, the increase of 
thy cattle, and the young of thy 



201 



DEUTERONOMY 



28.31 



Blessings to be proiiouuced at tlerizini. Fearful Consequeucts of Disobedience 



flock. 5 Blessed shall be thy bas^ 
ket and thy kneading-trough. 
Blessed shalt thou be when thou 
coinest in, and blessed shalt thou 
be when thou goest out. 
/7 Jehovah will cause thine ene- 
/lies that rise up against thee to 
fbe smitten before thee : they shall 
come out against thee one way, and 
^hall flee before thee seven ways. 
$ Jehovah will command the bless- 
ing upon thee in thy barns, and in 
all that thou puttest thy hand 
unto ; and he will bless thee in the 
land which Jehovah thy God giv- 
eth thee. Jehovah will establish 
thee for a holy people unto himself, 
as he hath sworn unto thee ; if thou 
shalt keep the commandments of 
Jehovah thy God, and walk in his 
ways. 10 And all the peoples of 
the earth shall see that thou art 
called by the name of Jehovah; 
and they shall be afraid of thee. 
11 "And Jehovah will make thee 
plenteous for good, in the fruit of 
thy body, and in the fruit of thy 
cattle, and in the fruit of thy 
ground, in the land which Jehovah 
sware unto thy fathers to give 
thee. 12 Jehovah will open unto 
thee his good Hreasure the heav- 
ens, to give the rain of thy land in 
its season, and to bless all the work 
of thy hand : and "thou shalt lend 
unto many nations, and thou shalt 
not borrow. 13 "And Jehovah 
will make thee the head, and not 
the tail ; and thou shalt be above 
only, and thou shalt not be be- 
neath ; if thou shalt hearken unto 
the commandments of Jehovah thy 
God, which I command thee this 
day, to observe and to do thetn, 
14 and ''shalt not turn aside from 
any of the words which I command 
you this day, to the right hand, or 
to the left, to go after other gods 
to serve them. 

15 ^But it shall come to pass, if 
thou wilt not hearken unto the 
voice of Jehovah thy God, to ob- 
serve to do all his commandments 
and his statutes which I command 
thee this day, that all these curses 
shall come ui^on thee, and overtake 
thee. .16-^ Cursed shalt thou be in 
the city, and cursed shalt thou be 
in the field. 17 ^Cursed shall be 
thy basket and thy kneading- 
trough. 18 '^ Cursed shall be the 
fruit of thy body, and the fruit of 
thy ground, the increase of thy 

1 Or, i/rea»UTV 



•* ver. 4 
'' ch. 23. 20 
" ver. 1, 44 
d ch. 6. 32 
« Lev. 26. 

14-13; 

Josh. 23. 1 
/ver. 3 
^ ver. 5 
'* ver. 4 



' ver. 6 
fc ver. 8 
' ch. 4. 26 

"^ Lev. 26. 25 ; 
Num. 14. 12 



" Am. 4. 9 

" ch. 4. 29 



P ver. 12 ; 
ch. 11. 17 



"• 2 Chr. 29. 
8 ; Jer. 15. 4 

* Jer. 7. 33 ; 
16. 4 ; 19. 7 ; 
34. 20 



*■ ver. 60, 61 : 
7. 15 



Ex. 10. 21 



" Am. 5. 11 



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cattle, and the young of thy flock. 
19 * Cursed shalt thou be when 
thou comest in, and cursed shalt 
thou be when thou goest out. 

20 '•^Jehovah will send upon thee 
cursing, discomfiture, and rebuke, 
in all that thou puttest thy hand 
unto to do, until thou be de- 
stroyed, and until Hhou perish 
quickly ; because of the evil of thy 
doings, whereby thou hast for- 
saken me. 21 ""Jehovah will make 
the pestilence cleave unto thee, 
until he have consumed thee from 
off the land, whither thou goest in 
to possess it. 22 Jehovah will smite 
thee with consumption, and with 
fever, and with inflammation, and 
with fiery heat, and with ^the 
sword, and "with blasting, and 
with mildew ; and they shall pur^ 
sue thee until ''thou perish. 23 
And thy heaven that is over thy 
head shall be brass, and the earth 
that is under thee shall be iron. 
24 p Jehovah will make the rain of 
thy land powder and dust: from 
heaven shall it come down upon 
thee, until thou be destroyed. 

25 ^ Jehovah will cause thee to 
1/e smitten before thine enemies ; 
ythou shalt go out one way against 
^them, and shalt flee seven ways 
before them : and thou shalt "^ be 
\tossed to and fro among all the 
kingdoms of the earth. 26 *And 
thy dead body shall be food unto 
all birds of the heavens, and unto 
the beasts of the earth ; and there 
shall be none to frighten them 
away. 27 'Jehovah will smite 
thee with the boil of Egypt, and 
with the '^emerods, and with the 
scurvy, and with the itch, whereof 
thou canst not be healed. 28 Je- 
hovah will smite thee with mad- 
ness, and with blindness, and with 
astonishment of heart ; 29 and 
thou shalt " grope at noonday, as 
the blind gropeth in darkness, and 
thou shalt not prosper in thy ways : 
and thou shalt be only oppressed 
and robbed alway, and there shall 
be none to save thee. 30 Thou 
shalt betroth a wife, and another 
man shall lie with her : " thou shalt 
build a house, and thou shalt not 
dwell therein : thou shalt plant a 
vineyard, and shalt not use the 
fruit thereof. 31 Thine ox shall be 
slain before thine eyes, and thou 

2 Or, as otherwise read, drought 

3 Or, a terror unto all 

* Or, twnhjra Or, plague boils 



28. 32 



DEUTERONOMY 



28. 5C 



Fearful Consequences of Disobedience 



shalfc not eat thereof : thine ass 
shall be violently taken away from 
before thy face, and shall not be re- 
stored to thee : thy sheep shall be 
given unto thine enemies, and thou 
shalt have none to save thee. 32 
" Thy sons and thy daughters shall 
be given unto another people ; and 
thine eyes shall look, and fail with 
longing for them all the day : and 
there shall be nought in the power 
of thy hand, 33 The fruit of thy 
ground, and all thy labors, shall a 
nation which thou knowest not eat 
up ; and thou shalt be only op- 
pressed and crushed alway ; 34 so 
that thou shalt be mad for the 
sight of thine eyes which thou 
shalt see. 35 * Jehovah will smite 
thee in the knees, and in the legs, 
with a sore boil, whereof thou canst 
not be healed, from the sole of thy 
foot unto the crown of thy head. 

36 "Jehovah will bring thee, and 
thy king whom thou shalt set over 
thee, unto a nation that thou hast 
not known, thou nor thy fathers ; 
and there shalt thou serve other 
gods, ''wood and stone. 37 And 
*thou shalt become an astonish- 
ment, a proverb, and a byword, 
among all the peoples whither Je- 
hovah shall lead thee away. 38 
•^^Thou shalt carry much seed out 
into the field, and shalt gather 
little in ; for '•> the locust shall con- 
sume it. 39 ''Thou shalt plant 
vineyards and dress them, but thou 
shalt neither drink of the wine, 
nor gather the grapes ; for the 
worm shall eat them. 40 *Thou 
shalt have olive-trees throughout 
all thy borders, but thou shalt not 
anoint thyself with the oil ; for 
thine olive shall cast iU fruit. 
41 ^Thou shalt beget sons and 
daughters, but they shall not be 
thine ; for they shall go into cap- 
tivity. 42 ^All thy trees and the 
fruit of thy ground shall the locust 
possess. 43 "^The sojourner that 
is in the midst of thee shall mount 
up above thee higher and higher ; 
and thou shalt come down lower 
and lower. 44 **He shall lend to 
thee, and thou shalt not lend to 
him: "he shall be the head, and 
thou shalt be the tail. 45 And all 
these curses shall come upon thee, 
and shall pursue thee, and over- 
take thee, ^ till thou be destroyed ; 
because thou hearkenedst not unto 
the voice of Jehovah thy God, to 
keep his commandments and his 



" ver. 41 
^ ver. 27 
" 2 K. 17. 4, 

6 ; 24. 12, 

14 ; 25. 7, 11 
rf ch. 4. 28 
^ Jer. 19. 8 ; 

29. 18 
/ Is. 5. 10 ; 

Mic. 6. 15 
'J Joel 1. 4 
'' Is. 6. 10 ; 

17. 10, 11 
J Jer. 11. 16; 

Mic. C. 15 
^ ver. 32 
' ver. 38 
'"- ver. 13 
" ver. 12 
" ver. 13 
^ ch. 4. 25, 26 



3ch. 12. 7 
*" Lam. 4. 4-6 
* Jer. 28. 13, 

14 
< Is. 6. 26-30 ; 

7. 18-20 



" Jer. 10. 17, 
18 ; Zeph. 
1. 16, 16 



'« Lev. 26. 29 ; 
Jer. 19. 9 ; 
Lara. 2. 20 



"^ Lam. 4. 10 



statutes which he commanded thee : 
46 and they shall be upon thee for 
a sign and for a wonder, and upon 
thy seed for ever. 

47 '^Because thou servedst not 
Jehovah thy God with joyfulness, 
and with gladness of heart, by rea- 
son of the abundance of all things ; 
48 therefore shalt thou serve 
thine enemies that Jehovah shall 
send against thee, ''in hunger, and 
in thirst, and in nakedness, and in 
want of all things : and he * shall 
put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, 
until he have destroyed thee. 49 
* Jehovah will bring a nation 
against thee from far, from the 
end of the earth, as the eagle 
flieth ; a nation whose tongue thou 
shalt not understand ; 50 a nation 
of fierce countenance, that shall 
not regard the person of the old, 
nor show favor to the young, 51 
and shall eat the fruit of thy cat- 
tle, and the fruit of thy ground, 
until thou be destroyed ; that also 
shall not leave thee grain, new 
wine, or oil, the increase of thy 
cattle, or the young of thy flock, 
until they have caused thee to 
perish. 52 " And they shall besiege 
thee in all thy gates, until thy 
high and fortified walls come down, 
wherein thou trustedst, throughout 
all thy land ; and they shall besiege 
thee in all thy gates throughout 
all thy land, which Jehovah thy 
God hath given thee. 53 "And 
thou shalt eat the fruit of thine 
own body, the flesh of thy sons 
and of thy daughters, whom Jeho- 
vah thy God hath given thee, in 
the siege and in the distress where- 
with thine enemies shall distress 
thee. 54 The man that is tender 
among you, and very delicate, his 
eye shall be evil toward his 
brother, and toward the wife of 
his bosom, and tow^ard the remnant 
of his children whom he hath re- 
maining ; 55 so that he will not 
give to any of them of the flesh of 
his children whom he shall eat, 
because he hath nothing left him, 
in the siege and in the distress 
wherewith thine enemy shall dis- 
tress thee in all thy gates. 56 
*The tender and delicate woman 
among you, who would not adven- 
ture to set the sole of her foot upon 
the ground for delicateness and 
tenderness, her eye shall be evil 
toward the husband of her bosom, 
and toward her son, and toward 



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DEUTERONOMY 

Fearful t'oiispqueiiccs of Disobedience. The Covenant made in Moab 



29.13 



her daughter. 57 and toward her 
* young one that cometh out from 
between her feet, and toward her 
children whom she shall bear ; for 
she shall eat them for want ot all 
things secretly, in the siege and in 
the distress wherewith thine enemy 
shall distress thee in thy gates. 

58 If thou wilt not observe to 
do all the words of this law that 
are written in this book, that 
thou mayest fear this glorious and 
fearful name, .Jehovah thy God ; 

59 then .Jehovah will make thy 
plagues wonderful, and the plagues 
of tny seed, even great plagues, and 
of long continuance, and sore sick- 
nesses, and of long continuance. 

60 "And he will bring upon thee 
again all the diseases of Egypt, 
which th